The Most Frequent List in new Start menu displays the application names that are regularly used. This setting can disable the shortcut of the application “Notepad” from appearing in the list.
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Do not show Notepad in Most Frequent List.reg
The ".reg" file can hide the "Notepad" option from the 'Most Accessible List' in the 'Start' menu.
Show Notepad in Most Frequent List (Default).reg
The ".reg" file can hide "Notepad" option from the 'Most Accessible List' from the 'Start' menu.
Registry Entry Details:
Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.
The "Notepad" option is not visible in the Start menu after the changes have been made in the registry.
The "Notepad" option is visible in the Start menu.
First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".
Second, go to the 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\Applications\notepad.exe\' key, right-click on the blank area in the right pane and click on "New > String Value" to create a new String Value with the name "NoStartPage".
Finally, the created String value will look like below.
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Category : Display > Start Menu
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