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Opera not showing in Windows 10 Start Menu List of Apps

  • When I install other programmes they subsequently appear in Windows Start Menu List of Apps (in alphabetical order) with name and icon. This includes a rival browser Mozilla Firefox. Opera does not so I have to go into Explorer select Opera.exe then create a short-cut and place it on the desktop. Why does Opera not follow the installation protocol of other programmes? I once tried "pin to side bar" but that then showed opera outside the Apps tiles. I cannot see any "fix" under Opera Help. Guidance please. Also to reach this forum I had to go on Google and type search Opera forums. Could a link to Opera Forums not be included as an icon on Opera Start page?

    Neil

  • Why does Opera not follow the installation protocol of other programmes?

    How dia you install Opera? Did you do it using an admin account?

    Also to reach this forum I had to go on Google and type search Opera forums

    You could have looked at the help page.

  • I had already executed both of the 2 suggestions above. I did a very detailed search of help page several times (in past weeks) before I posted my comment.

    One further query when I update Opera versions it does not remove from (x86 programmes) the earlier files so I have to manually delete those superceded folders.

  • I had already executed both of the 2 suggestions above

    What suggestions?

  • One further query when I update Opera versions it does not remove from (x86 programmes) the earlier files so I have to manually delete those superceded folders.

    Yep, this is how it works. Last couple of builds are always kept.