Start Menu Extension
Published: September 5, 2010
Updated: July 20, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
Group Policy includes the Start Menu preference extension. For users, this extension allows you to:
Require a specific configuration of the Start menu.
Configure an initial configuration of the Start menu, but allow end users to make changes.
Configure several Start menu settings while leaving others to the discretion of each end user.
You can create and configure Start Menu preference items for any domain-based Group Policy object (GPO). You configure the settings by editing a GPO using the Group Policy Management Console. When editing a GPO, you can find this preference extension at the following location:
└ Control Panel Settings
└ Start Menu
For information about how to use this extension to create and configure a preference item, see the following topics: