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In Windows 95/XP/Vista I could click on the start menu, "All Programs", and I would get a list of all my programs.

In Windows 7 when I click start menu, "All Programs", I get a single column with a scroll bar - but that's not what I want, I want to see All Programs.

How do I do this? I've looked in the start menu options but cannot find an option that appears to show me all my programs.

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I've got used to typing WinKey and then the program name. The old style Start Menu got too unwieldy once you have a lot of program installed, and sorting them into folders was too much hassle.

Anyway, I saw someone link to to Classic Shell recently, which is probably what you are looking for.

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I only just noticed how old this question is. – paradroid Nov 12 '10 at 2:15
Question still remains. I guess that's just like Microsoft: take something that was useful and %$#@ it up. This is what we get for paying for software. That, and any developer with any skill or sense of propriety would never work for Microsoft. – PP. Nov 15 '10 at 9:06
I've found the winkey+type to work better than the old system. – Rob Nov 4 '11 at 14:23

As far as I know, the scrollable start menu is just the way it is windows 7, there's no simple way around it.

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As far as I know, there's no simple way around it either, hence the question! – PP. Mar 22 '10 at 16:35

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