Take advantage of the pinned items list in the XP Start Menu
Source: Greg Shultz
You're probably familiar with Start's left side menu -- but do you know why the program list is divided in two? Greg Shultz shows you need to know about the pinned items list found in the Start Menu of Microsoft Windows XP, and how you can customize it to easily access your favorite programs.
The download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows blog.