JSI Tip 4664. What are folder shortcuts?

Folder shortcuts are a new shell feature, since Windows 2000, which allows you to make a folder integrate into the shell namespace, allowing you to present a hierarchy.

Drag and drop a folder or disk drive icon onto the Start button. You now have a cascading shortcut that exposes the contents of the folder or disk drive.

If you have a mapped network drive, dragging its' icon onto the Start button allows you to have a centrally defined start menu addition.

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