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    In XP, you could have a folder in the Start menu. When you clicked the Start button and hovered over the folder, a list of the files in that folder popped out. The folder resided in our Start Menu folder.

    Can you do the same thing in Windows 7?

    NOTE: I've tried pinning a folder to the Start menu, but when you click it, the folder is opened in Windows Explorer, which isn't what I was hoping to emulate.

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    You can just open C:\Documents and Settings\YourUsername\Start Menu\Programs in Windows Explorer and create all the folders you want. The folders will show up in your Programs list.

    You likely need to have Explorer configured to let you view system files.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rui Ribeiro View Post
    You can just open C:\Documents and Settings\YourUsername\Start Menu\Programs in Windows Explorer and create all the folders you want. The folders will show up in your Programs list.
    Are you sure you're talking about Windows 7? I thought Windows 7 didn't have a "Documents and Settings folder" (at least, I can't find it).

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    It's actually C:\Users\YourUsername\Start Menu\Programs
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    Actually both previous suggestions work (I checked it on my Windows 7 x64). My option is more XP-like, but as I said, you need to have explorer showing hidden files and system folders.
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