The public Start menu folder available for any users that logs on to the computer is located at %SystemDrive%ProgramDataMicrosoftWindowsStart Menu. The private Start menu folder for each individual user account is located at %SystemDrive%User\%Username%AppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsStart Menu.
Keeping this in consideration, where is the Start Menu folder in Windows 10?
Start by opening File Explorer and then navigating to the folder where Windows 10 stores your program shortcuts: %AppData%MicrosoftWindowsStart MenuPrograms. Opening that folder should display a list of program shortcuts and subfolders.
Beside above, where are Start Menu tiles stored? There’s a cache of the Start Menu layout stored in the Windows Registry under HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionCloudStore .
In this way, where do I find the Start menu?
The Microsoft Windows Start menu is the primary location in Windows to locate your installed programs and find any files or folders. By default, the Start menu is accessed by clicking Start, which has the Windows logo on it and is located in the bottom-left corner of the Windows desktop screen.
How do I open the Start menu shortcut?
Open Start Menu – Ctrl + Esc Most keyboards, even the cheapest ones, have a Windows key. That said, some keyboards don’t have it. It’s common knowledge that the Windows key will open the Start Menu but, you can also use the Ctrl + Esc shortcut to open it.