Solved: Unwanted Start Menu Items

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Is there any way I can prevent items adding themselves to my start menu? What happens is that, having arranged to show exactly what programs I want in that, if I click on a desktop icon to open some other program, it automatically attaches itself to the start menu - something I do not want to happen. Any advice would be appreciated.

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Right-click on the Start button then Properties, it should open to the Start Menu tab.

Click Customize, on the bottom where it says "Number of recent programs to display:" set that to zero.
 

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Many thanks for your advice - worked perfectly!! Best regards. (Marking "Solved").
 
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Right-click on the Start button then Properties, it should open to the Start Menu tab.

Click Customize, on the bottom where it says "Number of recent programs to display:" set that to zero.
Good advice - that's been annoying me for a while and I just had to delete the new ones constantly.:D

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