Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way


Mike & Barbara <mb69mach1@...>
 

Hi Gerald,

That is interesting! We have 2 computers with XP Home, 1 with XP Pro, & 1
with XP Media Center, & none of them have the pin to start menu option in
the context menu. I've had to add the Start Menu option to all of the Send
To folders. Does anyone know of a setting that I can change so that the pin
to start menu option shows up in the context menu? All help will be greatly
appreciated. Thanks much, take care.
Mike

----- Original Message -----
From: Gerald Levy
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 3:02 PM
Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way



Well, the Pin to Start Menu option on the Context menu has always been
available on my XP machine.

Gerald


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike & Barbara" <mb69mach1@charter.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 5:46 PM
Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way


> Hi Dave,
>
> In XP there is not a, pin to start menu, option in the context menu. At
> least I have never seen that option on my computers. Also, not
everybody
> has a, start menu, option in their, Send To, folder. At least, I didn't
&
> had to add it. Take care.
> Mike
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Dave Scrimenti
> To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
> Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 2:36 PM
> Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way
>
>
> Again, not sure why you're doing so many steps for such a simple
> operation.
> I know some folks like to take the scenic rout when they travel, but
> there's
> nothing to see here. Just go to the item you want to add, press
> applications, and use the pin to start menu command. done.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike & Barbara" <mb69mach1@charter.net>
> To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
> Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 5:23 PM
> Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way
>
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Below is a different way to use the applications / context menu to
add
> > items
> > to the start menu if you are running XP.
> >
> > 1. Open Documents & Settings in Local Disc C.
> > 2. Open your name folder and press the letter " S " until you land on
"
> > Start Menu ."
> > 3. Press the applications / context menu key.
> > 4. Arrow up or down until you get to " Create Shortcut " and press
> enter.
> > 5. Now, you have a Start Menu shortcut at the bottom of your list.
Cut
> > this
> > shortcut and paste it into the Send To folder. If it reads
"Shortcut
> to
> > Start Menu ", highlight it, press the F2 key to edit it, and delete
> > shortcut
> > to, so it reads Start Menu only, and press enter to save the change.
> Now,
> > cut this and paste it into the Send To folder.
> > Now, if there is a icon on your desktop or a program you want to have
> in
> > your
> > Start Menu, just highlight it, press the applications / context menu
> key,
> > arrow to Send To and press enter or press the letter " N " for the
Send
> To
> > folder and press enter, Now, arrow up or down to the Start Menu
> > selection
> > or press the letter " S " until you have the Start Menu selection
> > highlighted, then press enter. You now have this program / Icon in
> your
> > Start Menu.
> > With a new addition to the Start Menu another thing to do is make
sure
> > everything is in order. You do this by pressing the Windows key to
> open
> > the
> > Start Menu, pressing the applications / context menu key, arrowing up
> to
> "
> > Sort By Name ", and pressing enter.
> >
> > Hope this helps. Take care.
> > Mike
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Dave Scrimenti
> > To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
> > Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 1:57 PM
> > Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... was When will JAWS 13 be
> out?
> >
> >
> > I also use XP.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Farfar on Laptop" <dgcarlson@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
> > Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 3:21 AM
> > Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... was When will JAWS 13 be
> out?
> >
> >
> > > She's using XP, not Vista or Windows7.
> > > Dave Carlson
> > > From my Dell Latitude 630.
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Dave Scrimenti" <dscrimenti@comcast.net>
> > > To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
> > > Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2011 23:15
> > > Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... was When will JAWS 13
be
> > out?
> > >
> > >
> > > Maybe I'm misunderstanding what you're trying to do, but I don't
> know
> > why
> > > you're going through so many steps. If you want to add a program
to
> the
> > > start menu, just go to the program, press the applications key,
and
> > choose
> > > the "pin to start menu" command.
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Tom Lange" <lange85@gmail.com>
> > > To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
> > > Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2011 10:21 PM
> > > Subject: Adding items to Start Menu... was When will JAWS 13 be
out?
> > >
> > >
> > >> Hi,
> > >> Somebody wrote:
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>> Hello there;
> > >>>
> > >>> Someone was asking how to add item to the start menu?
> > >>>
> > >>> Are we asking for windows XP?
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I wasn't sure about that. If using Windows 7, the previous
> directions
> > >> about pinning items to the Start Menu are correct. If we're
> talking
> > >> about
> > >> XP, the procedure is almost as simple.
> > >> 1. Find the program that you want to add to the Start Menu.
> > >> 2. Press the Application key or Shift-f10, then arrow down to
Copy
> > and
> > >> press Enter.
> > >> 3. Go to the Start button and use the application key again.
Arrow
> > down
> > >> to Explore All Users and press Enter.
> > >> 4. The Start Menu tree view will be open in Windows Explorer.
Press
> > Tab
> > >> once, then ctrl+v.
> > >> 5. Press Alt+F4 to close Windows Explorer.
> > >> 6. Open the Start menu as you normally do and you should find the
> new
> > >> entry.
> > >>
> > >> Tom
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
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