How do I increase the number of programmes shown in the Start Menu for Windows XP?
By default, Windows XP shows only the 6 most recently used programmes in the Start Menu. If you want to increase that number you may change it manually.
Right-click the Start button select: Properties.
Start Menu (tab)
After “Number of items shown on start menu” increase to whatever number you want.
“OK” (button) then “Apply”