Windows 10: Start Menu Groups

Discus and support Start Menu Groups in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I want to change the squares that are included in the groups on my start menu, but it says they are locked. How do I unlock them?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by GregCibuzar, Mar 23, 2020.

  1. Start Menu Groups

    I want to change the squares that are included in the groups on my start menu, but it says they are locked. How do I unlock them?

    GregCibuzar, Mar 23, 2020

  2. Start menu tile groups -- On one pc only first two groups show up

    I have upgraded three computers to Windows 10. On the first two, the start menu shows app tiles in three groups. The first group has calendar, email, edge browser, etc. The second has games, news and entertainment.

    The third group appears to have a tile for every application and program that is installed. However, the third computer only shows the first two groups of tiles.

    Also, I don't know if this is related: When I type the name of an application, usually the system quickly infers which application I mean. But the third computer does not know about "Word" not "Office Word". For Word, it only suggests Wordpad. It does know
    about "winword", though.

    Also, the start menu has a list of recently used applications. Most applications in this list also have an associated list of recent documents. But the third computer never remembers that I have recently used Microsoft Office 2007 Word, and never offers a list
    of recently opened/saved documents.

    How can I make the third computer behave like the first two?
    KillyKeidy, Mar 23, 2020
  3. Windows 10 Start menu is empty

    Hi. Steps 1 and 2 didn't do much but step 3 has restored what looks like the list of original Microsoft apps but no sign of any of the many apps I have installed. And there are no tiles in the start menu. Any suggestions please?
    LesGrant42, Mar 23, 2020
  4. Start Menu Groups

    Start Menu Search


    About your issue regarding the Start menu or Search, in order for us to assist you better. Please answer the question:

    • Were there any recent changes made to your system prior to the issue?

    In the meantime, we suggest you to check this link:
    Troubleshoot problems opening the Start menu or Cortana
    . It contains troubleshooting steps prior to the issue.

    We'll look forward to your response.
    Phillip Pio, Mar 23, 2020

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