How to stop highlighting new programs in Windows XP


Whenever we install a new program in Windows XP, then the programs get highlighted under the Start menu. The menu shows the new programs for some days & if you think you don't need to remember the newly installed programs & want them to look normal, then just follow these simple steps:


  • Right Click on Start Menu.
  • Select Properties.


  • Then under Start Menu tab select customize.


  • Now click on Advanced tab.


  • Now remove tick from the
  • 'Highlight Newly Installed Programs'


  • And choose OK.

    Now the newly installed program will not be highlighted & will be displayed normally.




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    1 comment:

    Anonymous said...

    Thank you. I was going through all the help and support for windows and I couldn't locate it. Windows' help just doesn't help at all.

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