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Show Cascading Printers Folder (Windows 2000/Me/XP)

This tweak controls whether the 'Printers' sub-folder under 'Settings' on the Start Menu, is displayed as a cascading folder.

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Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create a new String value, or modify the existing value, called "CascadePrinters" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Note: This setting can be used either on a user by user basis by adding it to HKEY_CURRENT_USER or on a computer wide basis by adding it to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|CascadePrintersREG_SZYes|
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|HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\...|
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Registry Settings
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\
Advanced]
Value Name: CascadePrinters
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value Data: Yes or No

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Last modified: December 19, 2001