TECH TIP: The Start Menu Part 2, Classic View
When you right-click on the Start Menu (lower left hand corner of your screen) and select Properties, you have two choices. If you have Microsaoft XP, you can view the Start Menu in Classic View or you can view the Start Menu in the new XP look.
If you have an earlier version of Windows, you can use this tip to customize your Start Menu. If you have XP, you have a choice between Classic Start menu or the new XP Start Menu. Whether you choose Classic Start menu or Start menu, they both do very similar things they just look different The Classic Start menu looks just like the Start menu in Windows 95, 98, ME, and 2000. At lot of people liked it so Microsoft decided to give you the option to keep it. It uses less space and is less complicated than the new XP Start Menu
Well, lets look at Classic Start Menu first.
So dont check Use Personalized Menus unless you like the hassle of having to dig for the programs or files you want to open.
Dont check Programs unless you want to have to scroll to find things in the start menu.
The other options at the top of the window
Try some if these options the Classic Start menu - you may like it. Remember, you can always go back to the XP Start Menu.
Next time we will cover the new XP Start Menu
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