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Pin Steam Games to Windows 10 Start Menu (live tiles)

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How to pin Steam games to the start menu in Windows 10? I will show you in this quick tutorial. Easier, less fancy method: Open steam library. right click on game, choose create desktop shortcut. copy the shortcut to C:\Users\USER NAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs Open start, click all programs. find said game. hit pin to start. (Thanks to reddit user https://www.reddit.com/user/DEATH_csgo) Steam Tiles: https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/store/apps/Steam-Tile/9WZDNCRFHZKV Steam skin: https://github.com/DirtDiglett/Pressure-for-Steam
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Mukul Sharma (5 months ago)
Great work, thanks
Sinehmatic (11 months ago)
Why the fuck is it this complicated to pin something to the start menu. Every step forward in new OS's is actually a huge leap backwards... The steps in the description also didn't do a thing for me. Gotta love Windows 10.
pokekid (1 year ago)
doesnt work fuck you liar microsoft store tells me to try again then it happens again dislike
darkso7t (1 year ago)
I want right click ot steam and they are all games ?
Erfan (1 year ago)
I used the one in the description. was super easy to follow and it worked for me great, liked
SquidySaurus (2 years ago)
Yooo this vid was good!!!!! do you think you could critique mine? Mine are cringy
RoryIsNotA Cabbage (2 years ago)
Found another way while watching this, it won't give you live tiles though Go to c:/Program Files (x86/x64)/steam/steamapps/game-you-want-to-pin then rightclick the exe and pin to start like you would with any other program
Terryjomjarry (2 years ago)
Thanks man.
Cam (2 years ago)
The less fancy method is better
S Salway (2 years ago)
Thank you so much for the start menu location in the description! That's all I need to know, but mot of the internet seems to be scratching their heads as to where it is. Even the file explorer can't find it unless you hold its hand all the way there. C:\Users\USER NAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
Adeel Rehman (2 years ago)
What about non steam games added as steam games?
Adeel Rehman (2 years ago)
+Contrum I figured it out. I used an app called wintiler, and it can use the start menu to launch web protocols.
Contrum (2 years ago)
That won't work because it grabs your games from your account, and you're just adding a shortcut through steam rather than it being tied to your account.
Scott Felch (2 years ago)
Very helpful, thank you!
Ian Trafford (2 years ago)
Thanks! It also work for me on Windows 8.1.
Daniel Redman (2 years ago)
windows app store doesnt work because its a bag of shit
ArgusLart (2 years ago)
Thank yoou!! Most useful! The description more than the video, though!
Matteo (2 years ago)
The program works well , but I show list only achievement the ' image of the game remains for awhile and then goes away , only one remains forever . why?
Chordoma (2 years ago)
Omg what skin is that?
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Mike Peabody (2 years ago)
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Nice tutorial, thanks :) hugs from Romania.
El Libertoso (2 years ago)
Great now I can pin my copy of Barbie Dreamhouse Party to my start menu 10/10
Wooly Tiger (2 years ago)
+SantEurosia Don't be so self centered, now EVERYBODY can pin their copy of Barbie Dreamhouse Party XD
Yoko Kurama (2 years ago)
cant you just do desktop shortcut?
galaxy (3 years ago)
I followed all the instructions but it still won't work ;-;
Tet Pr (3 years ago)
To bad you need to have your profile set to public for this, right?
WG (3 years ago)
correct, but you can set it back to private after you are done adding games to the start menu.
Bongo2k (3 years ago)
Jump lists are way better; no need for 3rd party apps, can launch games straight from the start menu without having steam open(not possible with silly Windows Store apps) and functions the same as it did in Windows 7 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03Q-MtbgODo
Kooyo (3 years ago)
why do you have barbie dreamhouse party
WG (3 years ago)
I use it for my science research :0
David J Freeman (3 years ago)
followed word for word, but did not work
Mr. Ominpotent (3 years ago)
every time i click the tile that was set up using this program, it opens steam tiles. How can I change that? It's annoying that everytime i open a game from the start menu it also opens steam tiles.
Jeff Reyes (3 years ago)
OMG! That's what the URL is -__- I thought it was the 17 letters.  Thanks! Don't understand why people down voted this too despite of the audio.
haziqzak (3 years ago)
RAPTUREEE
Phillip S. (3 years ago)
indeed. ;-)
The Real Minecrafter (3 years ago)
I cant get steam to load on windows 10 WTF
Chris. Tv (3 years ago)
nice video, but 0 help, it still don't work,,,
BOOTxClan (3 years ago)
Hey, do you know if the recently played games still appear when you right click on the Steam icon in your Taskbar? Because they no longer appear for me and that was one of my main methods of launching games.
Scipo049 (3 years ago)
+WhisperingGamer You're a lifesaver, I thought Windows 10 removed the option to run games from the taskbar forever.
BOOTxClan (3 years ago)
+WhisperingGamer Cheers, man! I couldn't find this anywhere else. Thanks so much!
WG (3 years ago)
+BOOTxClan here is how it will work, go into the steam client go to Steam Settings > go to Interface tab > set taskbar preference. Uncheck a few that you don't want, then your games will have space in the 'right click' jump list. I might make a video showcasing how to do it step by step.
Eren Kara (3 years ago)
Why so many dislikes?
pokekid (1 year ago)
because it sucks and its fake
Shade Aristotle (3 years ago)
+WhisperingGamer The internet hive mind struggle is real.
A 10 (3 years ago)
+WhisperingGamer Google/Reddit sent me to your video as the top 2 search results. Nice skin by the way and thanks for the link to the program.
WG (3 years ago)
I wasn't close enough to my mic in this vid so the quality is sh*t (in most ppls opinion) Also, hive mind...if ppls see many downvotes they downvote as well. thx for asking :)
Robert R (3 years ago)
It's somewhat over complicated but it's interesting to see another way to do it. Personally I just find the game, properties, browse files, and then find the exe which launches the game/launcher.
PRIAM (9 months ago)
that doesnt work with vac games
Luke D (3 years ago)
What is your steam skin?
WG (3 years ago)
https://github.com/DirtDiglett/Pressure-for-Steam
Robert Irving (3 years ago)
+Leonardo De Kappario It's called pressure
Wheatleybitch (3 years ago)
What is your steam skin name?
WG (3 years ago)
+Wheatleybitch Pressure for Steam, get it here https://github.com/DirtDiglett/Pressure-for-Steam

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