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Classic Menus on Windows 7

This is just a nice little tid bit of information to bring back classic menus similar to XP or even Vista.  It is a pretty simple registry hack that can be add pretty easy. Just follow these steps to get it done.

1.  Use regedit and edit the following registry keys.

2.  Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders

3.  Double click the Favorites entry and replace the existing path with C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

4. Move to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders and repeat the third step.
5.  Restart the computer
This should give you a menu that is close to the classic menus of XP.  Here is a pic of what it should look like.


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