Add Folders to start Menu in Windows Vista

Sunday, December 07, 2008 Posted by Aman Jain

Windows Vista allows you to pin your favorite or most frequently used applications to the Start Menu.
This gives you instant access to applications you frequently use.Since this becomes void in case of folders , we show you how to pin the start menu

To do so :
1)Click “Start“ and type “regedit” in the “Search” box .

2)Browse to the “HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers” key.

3)Once there , right click on the right pane and click on “New|Key”

4)Type in “{a2a9545d-a0c2-42b4-9708-a0b2badd77c8}“ and press [Enter]

5)Once done , close the registry editorand restart the computer for cghanges to take effect.