|Highlight New Programs on Start Menu (Windows XP)|
Category: Home > Windows > Start Menu and Taskbar
When you install a new Windows program the icon will be highlighted on the Start Menu to allow you to quickly locate it. This tweak controls whether new programs should be highlighted.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'Start_NotifyNewApps' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: This only effects the Enhanced Windows XP Start Menu, it will not effect the "Classic" version.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = no, 1 = yes)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: November 18, 2002