How do I get rid of the big icons on the right of the Windows 10 Start menu?

The new Windows 10 start menu has something like the Windows 7 Start Menu on the left, and on the right a smaller version of the garbage dump of miscellaneous icons that disfigured the Windows 8 screen (which is why I only used Windows 8 in a VM, when absolutely necessary).  Windows 10 at least spares me that, but now a smaller version is on the Start menu, and some of the icons change in a very annoying fashion.  How can I get rid of them?
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Helen FeddemaAsked:
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
You can just remove the big icons from the start menu, you click on them (right mouse I believe), then you get the option to remove them. Once you've done them all you can resize the (empty) menu by dragging the right border to the left.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Yes, or you just adapt to it. Click Start = Large Icons, Esc or other click and they vanish.

I have a workaround for Windows 8.1 (which I still use) but I also use the new Windows 10 Start Button a lot. It seems a decent blend of all that happened before.
Helen FeddemaAuthor Commented:
That worked!  Thanks a lot.  I was about to roll back to Windows 7 because of those annoying constantly changing images on some of the icons.
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