How to Enable or Disable "Highlight Newly Installed Programs" in Vista Start Menu


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This will show you how to enable or disable the option to have newly installed programs to be highlighted in the Start Menu. This option is enabled by default in Vista.
EXAMPLE: Hightlight Newly Installed Programs Enabled and Disabled
NOTE: For example, the Firefox beta version below was just recently installed on my system.
Start Menu - Highlight Newly Installed Programs-highlighted.jpgStart Menu - Highlight Newly Installed Programs-not_highlighted.jpg



Here's How:
1. Right click on the Start button and click on Properties.

2. Click on the Customize button. (See screenshot below)
Start Menu - Highlight Newly Installed Programs-properties.jpg
3. To Enable Highlight Newly Installed Programs
A) Check the Highlight newly installed programs box. (See screenshot below step 4)

B) Click on OK.

C) Go to step 5.
4. To Disable Highlight Newly Installed Programs
A) Uncheck the Highlight newly installed programs box. (See screenshot below)

B) Click on OK.
Start Menu - Highlight Newly Installed Programs-customize.jpg
5. Click on OK. (See screenshot below step 2)
That's it,
Shawn