The Quick Start menu is one of the most useful features of Windows Vista and makes it even easier to add a program menu.
For those of you who are novices total, the Quick Start menu is the smallest of the icons launch button:
You can drag an application to the Quick Launch bar… or you can click right and select "Add to Quick Start:
If the option "Add to Quick Start" does not appear, you can hold down the Shift key while clicking on it right for that option appears. Note that can also be used to Pin Start menu…
For extra credit, you can also learn how to start quickly launch applications with built-in shortcut keys.