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How to keep the Start Menu from auto-expanding

How to keep the Start Menu from auto-expanding
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If you updated Windows 10 to the latest version (1909 as of this writing), you might see that the Start menu auto-expands when you mouse over the menu icon. Windows does not have any option to change this default behavior. A command prompt tweak to disable the expand function is risky If you are really bothered by the menu auto-expanding, the only safe way is to uninstall the latest update. 

1) Type Update in the search box on the Taskbar.

How to keep the Start Menu from auto-expanding

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2) In the search results, select Windows Update settings.

How to keep the Start Menu from auto-expanding

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3) In the right pane, click View update history.

How to keep the Start Menu from auto-expanding

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4) In the View update history window, click Uninstall updates

How to keep the Start Menu from auto-expanding

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5) Right-click on the latest update in the list. 

How to keep the Start Menu from auto-expanding

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6) Click Uninstall to complete the process. 

How to keep the Start Menu from auto-expanding

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