There are two possible ways to navigate your start-menu and submenus in windows xp. Either hover over the menu with the mouse pointer or press a menu with your left mouse button.

How to configure menu navigation:

  1. Right click with right mouse button on start button.
  2. Select properties.
  3. Press "Customize" with left mouse button.
  4. Select "Advanced" tab.
  5. Enable or disable "Open submenus when i pause on them with my mouse".customize start menu
  6. Press Ok!