Start Menu Shortcut with GPO

Aung Phone Pyae 21 Reputation points


Since the start menu layout (xml file) can no longer be exported from a reference computer and transferred to other Windows 11 PCs via GPO (Start Layout Setting under Policies => Administrative Templates => Start Menu and Taskbar), is there any other way that we can set the start menu layout like from Registry or file path? Thank you in advance for your positive supports!

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  1. Erik Moreau 406 Reputation points MVP

    Hi Aung,

    You can still export and deploy the layout, only the procedure has changed (now exported to JSON) :

    Here's the full details:

    Hope this helps,

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