Windows 10: How to prevent the start menu from closing when a shortcut or icon is executed by clicking?

Discus and support How to prevent the start menu from closing when a shortcut or icon is executed by clicking? in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I don't have icons on my desktop as I keep them all in the start menu since I like it that way. However, it becomes a little annoying to hit start,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Gaderic, Mar 15, 2019 at 12:13 AM.

  1. Gaderic Win User

    How to prevent the start menu from closing when a shortcut or icon is executed by clicking?


    I don't have icons on my desktop as I keep them all in the start menu since I like it that way. However, it becomes a little annoying to hit start, open browser, hit start, open program, hit start, open program, hit start, etc I want the start menu to stay open till hit start again or click somewhere off the menu.


    I tried looking for options in windows and around other forums but it seems my question is not very popular.

    So is it even possible?

    :)
     

  2. Blank shortcut icon GPU-Z

    I know I am quite late but as I was scrolling through I saw this post which happened to one of friend too. This sometimes happens with Windows. Usually a reboot will solve the problem. However if this doesn't, try setting the icon for the shortcut(right-click pinned icon, right-click program, left-click properties, select "change icon...") or refreshing it by switching to a different icon, applying it, and then reverting back to the original icon. Remove the shortcut from the taskbar and replace it with the start menu shortcut or simply drag the .exe file to the taskbar.
     
    lorraine walsh, Mar 15, 2019 at 12:17 AM
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  3. Darknova Win User
    Start menu default internet acces icon screwed?

    You generally set that via the Start Menu settings (right-click start menu -> properties).

    I had that issues a while ago, and it meant removing it from the Start Menu, and reinstalling my browser to get the icon back, it was very odd.
     
  4. Naki Win User

    How to prevent the start menu from closing when a shortcut or icon is executed by clicking?

    Feature suggestion: Add right-click menu

    Suggestion: Please add a Windows 7 Jump-List and/or right-click menu to the GPU-Z icon in the Windows taskbar. Possible menus in it would be "Exit" and "About GPU-Z...".
    Maybe also "Switch to tab 1/Switch to tab 2/Switch to videocard 1/Switch to videocard 2" too.
    Examples of programs that have such menus are ICQ, Skype, AIM.

    NOTE: It seems for a right-click menu, Windows 7 is not needed - it works on WinXP and Vista too.
    But even a Windows 7 Jump-list may be good enough.
    What do you think?
     
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