Windows 10: Why can't I drag a folder to the right side of the start menu?

Discus and support Why can't I drag a folder to the right side of the start menu? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I'm in the process of trying to put a shortcut to a folder on the right side of the Start menu. The most obvious approach to me is to drag it from... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by THX1138, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. THX1138 Win User

    Why can't I drag a folder to the right side of the start menu?


    I'm in the process of trying to put a shortcut to a folder on the right side of the Start menu. The most obvious approach to me is to drag it from Windows File Explorer onto the rightside of the Start menu which gets me the below response denying the action. Why is this? A company the size of Microsoft can surely forsee this intention and action. Why would they choose to prevent it? It is it a security risk? Is it to save for some future update so we can impressed at how usable Windows is finally becoming after 30 years of development? Having to perform extensive searches on how to do basic tasks is the kind of crap I expect from Linux.


    Why can't I drag a folder to the right side of the start menu? [​IMG]


    :)
     
    THX1138, Apr 15, 2019
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  2. Naki Win User

    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?
     
  3. How how do you always display text for start menu folders?

    Hi,

    Start Menu is one of the feature enhanced in Windows 10. You can customize Start Menu by following these steps:

    • Open Settings.
    • Choose Personalization.
    • Click Start.
    These are the options that you can see under Start:

    • With the Show more tiles, you can expand tile column.
    • Turning on Occasionally show suggestions in Start will show suggestions in Windows 10.
    • Show most used apps will show most used apps list on Start Menu.
    • Enabling Show recently added apps will display the program you installed last.
    • You can also view Start Menu in full screen by enabling Use Start full screen.
    • Show recently opened items in Jump Lists on Start or the taskbar
      will show your recently opened items.
    • To choose what apps or folders you like to appear on you Start Menu, you can click
      Choose which folders appear on Start.
    Note: You can also resize the Start Menu by simply dragging the top or the right edge of the Start Menu.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Antoneth Ber, Apr 15, 2019
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  4. Why can't I drag a folder to the right side of the start menu?

    How do ya add to window start menu?

    Make a Start menu shortcut to it in the All Programs section. Then drag it to the top left of the original Cascade menu. (Where windows update normally is).
    lol @ folder name
     
    theonetruewill, Apr 15, 2019
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