How can I add a submenu to the start menu in Windows 7?
In the right-click menu on a shortcut under “All Programs”, there is a “Pin to Start Menu” entry. That's exactly what I want, but it only appears for shortcuts, not for folders. It can be made to appear for folders, but what it creates in the start menu is a shortcut to open the folder in Explorer, and not a submenu.
I know how to do it in Windows XP: create a directory under the
Start directory in my profile. Windows 7 has a similar-looking directory in
AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu under my profile. But if I add a directory there under Windows 7, it shows up in the “All Programs” submenu and not in the start menu itself!
So, how can I add a folder (not a shortcut) to the start menu (not an existing submenu such as “All Programs”)? Or if there's some other way to create a submenu at the same location as the pinned items (or anywhere in the Start menu, really), what is it?
C:\Users\<userid>and create a folder there. Its name should then show up under the Start Menu.
AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu. But
…\Start Menu\Myfolderdoes not show up under the Start Menu, it shows up under “All Programs”, like the content of the