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I am migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7. On my Windows XP computers I keep a folder in \All Users\Start Menu. This folder contained common shortcuts. To access a shortcut in this folder I am able to press Ctrl-Esc and the first letter of the folder and I have access to all shortcuts. It is VERY quick. And at this point I subconsciously do this action to get access to my programs.

How can I create a folder with shortcuts in it which is easily accessible in Windows 7? I can't seem to get a folder on the "Start Menu" which accepts keyboard accelerators.

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migrated from Oct 12 '10 at 21:36

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Try pinning the folder to the start menu and then, after you press CtrlEsc, press the and then the first letter of the folder name. Not exactly the same, but close.

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Yes - I am learning it is not possible to get rid of the "Search Box" (which is the reason you need to press the up arrow). – M Schenkel Oct 12 '10 at 19:07
Actually, you can remove the search box using the process described here: – Larry Smithmier Oct 13 '10 at 4:39

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