Customize the Windows 7 Start Menu Summary: Microsoft Windows 7 allows you to customize the Start Menu in many different ways. Mark Kaelin shows you how this relatively simple process works. By Mark Kaelin | September 27, 2010 -- 06:34 GMT (23:34 PDT) Previous | Next Image 9 of 10 Click OK twice to put the changes into effect. Now, when we go back to the Start Menu you can see several new items in the list.This gallery is also available as a TechRepublic blog post and download. Image created by Mark Kaelin for TechRepublic. Topics: Windows, Microsoft, Operating Systems, Software Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.