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Tech Tips for Writers #95: Find the Programs You Use Quickly

December 26, 2015

Tech Tips for Writers is an (almost) weekly post on overcoming Tech Dread. I’ll cover issues that friends, both real-time and virtual, have shared. Feel free to post a comment about a question you have. I’ll cover it in a future Tip.

Q: I can’t always find the program I want. They seem to move around the desktop or get lost in the clutter. I don’t like putting them on the taskbar because that gets too busy. What’s a better way to organize programs I use all the time?

A: Pin them to the Start Menu.

  • Find the program icon.
  • Right click and you get a drop-down list of favorite choices.
  • Select “Pin to Start Menu”. That puts it above the line (when you push the Start button). Programs below the line are the ones you’ve used recently.

Now, all you have to do is push the Start button…

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  1. Thanks for the reblog!

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