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Is it possible to customise the Windows X menu?

  1. #1


    Posts : 959
    Windows 8.1, 10

    Is it possible to customise the Windows X menu?


    Quote Originally Posted by Omnislash View Post
    After you mentioned the name I did some more searching and have managed to fix the problem. The problem was the folder 'C:\Users\User1\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WinX' was missing. I copied it over from another computer and it now works great. Thanks for the help.
    This post from another thread had me wondering - the WinX folder holds some more Group folders which in turn hold shortcuts.

    Is it possible to customise what appears from the Windows-X shortcut by creating extra shortcuts into this folder? Or would it wreck my user configuration!?

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello David,

    Yes, it sure is. The tutorial below can help show you how to edit the Win+X Power Users Task menu.

    Power User Tasks Menu (Win + X) - Edit in Windows 8
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    Posts : 959
    Windows 8.1, 10


    Thanks for that.
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    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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