By now, all must be aware that the Start button will be brought back in Windows 10 operating system. The software giant claims that the new Start menu would be a combination of the traditional Start menu with some innovations included. Post the release of the touch centric Windows 8, one of the concerns with most people was the missing Start menu, because over the years, since the inception of Windows 98 and Windows XP, people have been using the Start menu to a large extent.
When you click on the Start button, you will find your profile name and picture to the top of the Start menu. This will let you lock your account, sign out and even change the profile picture. Windows tech support suggests that there is another power button; this will let the users to sleep, hibernate and restart the computer. You might notice a panel below this, from where you can access libraries, files and folders.
You will also be able to access the recently used or opened files and folders from this panel. When you right click on the Start button, you get to access to power menu, which will give you access to advanced features such as Control Panel and many other tools such as Task Manager, Run and Disk Management.
A major feature added to the Start menu is the ability to resize it. However, it does not function properly as it is still in the development stage. At present, you will be to resize the Start menu horizontally or vertically. You will be able to do more with the resizing with the debut of Windows 10 operating system.
You get the option to pin a particular program from the menu that you get when you right click on an item. Some of the options available are removing it from the Start menu, pinning it to the taskbar or removing it from the taskbar including the feature to delete the item from the computer.
In order to access the Personalize and Properties menu, you need to right click on a blank space in the Start menu. With the Personalize option, you can change the color. With the Properties menu, you will be taken to a set of options in the Control Panel in order to make changes to Start menu and many more.
With Windows 10, you have a better option to personalize the Start menu. You can decide if the sub menu should be launched while just hovering over an option or should it open only when the user clicks. Get to know more about Windows 10 features from the official Windows tech support page.