In this chapter, you’ll learn how to:
Add more of your favorite programs to the Start menu.
Customize the Start menu for easy access to programs, window icons, and documents.
Create, display, and customize taskbar toolbars.
Use taskbar toolbars to improve productivity.
Make efficient use of your screen space.
In our estimation, the litmus test of any interface customization consists of a simple question: Does the modification improve productivity? We’ve seen far too many tweaks that fiddle uselessly with some obscure setting, resulting in little or no improvement to the user’s day-to-day Microsoft Windows experience. This may be fine for people with lots of time to kill, but most of us don’t have that luxury, so ...