I appreciate the effort, Casandra. The setting you mentioned was already set
correctly. See my reply to my own post for a possible solution to my problem.
> "Simsen" <Simsen@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Hi!
> > I have a problem that is quite annoying; every time I restart the
> > computer,
> > the programs in the automatically populated list on the left side of the
> > start menu are replaced with the default ones (Windows Media Center,
> > Windows
> > Media Player ...).
> > I remove every one of them and the list populates correctly from programs
> > that I run. But when I restart, all is lost.
> > Is there a setting somewhere to be fiddled with?
> > Also, and assume it is unrelated, I keep getting the blue screen (of
> > death)
> > regarding IRQL "not less or equal".
> > I appreciate your help.
> > - Simsen
> > I don't know if this is the answer to your problem, but u could give it a
> > try. Right click on Taskbar > properties > start menu > then tick the
> > privacy box "Store and display a list of recently opened programs" Good
> > luck