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Programs Cascading

I would like to know whether it is possible in Windows 98SE to change the properties of the "start"-"programs" vertical scroll to some form of cascading format so that all programs are more readily seem?
Thank You,
R. Plummer
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thereceiverAuthor Commented:
If there is no way to accomplish what I have asked, I will not accept the answer so that I can save my points for a question that can be, OK?
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dew_associatesCommented:
RP, I think this is what you are referring to. It was the way Windows 95 handled the programs menu.

This will show you how to switch back to multiple column lists for the START program menu)

Click Start, then Run. Type Regedit, then click OK.

In the Registry Editor, click the plus signs to expand the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer

Within the explorer folder, click the Advanced folder once to select it.

Right-click an unoccupied area in the right hand pane. Click New, then String Value.

In the name box that appears, type StartMenuScrollPrograms (all one word), then press Enter.

Right-click the name you just created, then click Modify. In the Value Data box, type false, then click OK.

Click Registry, then Exit to close the Registry Editor. It should not be necessary to restart Windows. When you click Start and then Programs, your menu should show multiple columns instead of a single column with scroll arrows (assuming you have a long Programs list).

Let me know if you need more.
Dennis
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thereceiverAuthor Commented:
Dennis once again you are "right on", thank you. This makes viewing the program files that much easier, Windows 95 did have some things that were better. Question for you on the points for questions asked. I have 80 points for this question, is that enough? Not being a MS Wiz how should one determine the points that should be offered? Again thank you,
Bob
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dew_associatesCommented:
Thats a difficult question. In this case, I was entirely familiar with what you were trying to do, therefore the points were adequate. I guess I would measure the point offerings based upon the level of difficulty of the problem. If your machine is producing alot of errors, damaged files etc, that could take hours of research and therefore should have appropriate points. If its a settings issue, then scale it down to something around 50 points.
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thereceiverAuthor Commented:
Thanks again and I more than likely will be asking another question soon. Just trying to figure out how to put it into words. Take care.
Bob
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dew_associatesCommented:
First and foremost, try and be as detailed as you can on what the PC is doing and what you are seeing. Keep in mind that small things are important, as we can't see your machine.
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