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    Default Start Up-- All Programs--

    When my All Programs columns come up they
    overspill the screen. How can I reduce the width of these columns so that I can read the last column?

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    Uninstalling programs you no longer use would be a good start.

    In the future, when your installing things, you'll get to a screen that allows you to choose where the start menu shortcut is placed.
    Youll see a list, normally started with 'accessories'. click on one of those options thats suitable, and it will appear in a subfolder in the future.
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    In addition to MrDarn's advice:

    If you want to keep all the programs that you have, try pinning the commonly used programs into your Start Menu, then creating new folders/subfolders for those used less often, yet you aren't willing to give up just yet.

    Here's a link that will show you how to do just that in XP.
    Windows XP: Customize your Start menu

    Then in the future, add to those folders/subfolders as suggested by MrDarn.
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    Try this...

    Right click on Start button, then under Start Menu tab, click on Customize. Under the Advanced tab, scroll down towards the bottom of the list and place a tick against Scroll Programs entry. Then click on OK, and Apply and OK on the original window.

    That'll display your programs in a single scrolling list. You'll see a small scrolling arrow at the base of the window.

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    Thank you guys very much,just off to try out your suggestions Alex