To view the Tools menu on a Windows 7 computer, customize the Start menu by first right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Properties. Click Customize.Scroll, and then select the Display on All Programs menu. For Windows 8, right-click on the desktop.
Users can also use keyboard shortcuts to access the Tools menu by pressing the Windows button on the keyboard, followed by the X key.
The Tools menu provides useful functionality for Windows users. With the use of the Tools menu, users have the ability to control system settings through switching between applications, searching files on the computer or terminating applications.