Windows 11 start menu folders.
Windows 11 start menu folders
Among other new features in version 22H2 of Windows 11 is support for creating folders in the Start menu: now you can combine several applications in a folder and give it a name. The feature disappeared after the system was released, although it was present and working on Windows 10.
In this very simple and short instruction for beginners on how to create folders in Windows 11 Start menu, rename them, undo the creation of a folder if it has been created accidentally.
Work with folders in the Windows 11 Start menu
You must have Windows 11 version 22H2 or later installed for the folders feature to be compatible with the Start menu.
You can check the version as follows: Right-click the Start button, select Run, type winver and press enter. In the window that opens, you will see the current version of the system. Just in case: How to upgrade to Windows 11 22H2 on an unsupported PC or laptop.
If the correct version is installed, just follow these steps to create a folder in the Start menu:
If there are no shortcuts you want on the Start menu, you can pin new items to the Start menu: right-click a shortcut or executable file anywhere on your computer (desktop, folder), and select “Pin to Home screen.” You can also use the same method to pin a regular folder on your computer’s drive to the Start menu.
If the folder was created by accident, or if you no longer plan to place folders on the Start menu, simply open the folder and drag the folder icons to the Start menu area behind it. When there is only one icon left in the folder, the folder will no longer be a folder and will be displayed as an icon for the remaining application.
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