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Windows 7: icons in navigation pane,breadcrumb and start menu color


02 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 SP1 x86
 
 
icons in navigation pane,breadcrumb and start menu color

hi im here again to ask for help, how can i remove the icons in the navigation pane(not the items but the icons), and the also I notice the start menu is colored diffrently from the taskbar, how can i make it equal with the taskbar? there is a blackish color, i want it to match with my taskbar. please help!...jpg below.



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03 Jun 2011   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linkysys View Post
hi im here again to ask for help, how can i remove the icons in the navigation pane(not the items but the icons), and the also I notice the start menu is colored diffrently from the taskbar, how can i make it equal with the taskbar? there is a blackish color, i want it to match with my taskbar. please help!...jpg below.
The start menu color will need to be edited at
Start Menu > Panels > Aero > Top (Highlighted in red)
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The icon in the breadcrumbs I was able to change it to a transparent .ico, I made a 256x256 transparent .ico & place it in My Doc folder.
Go to Personalization>Change desktop icon
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Change the Recycle bin Icons (full/empty)
Name:  Desktop Icon Settings.png
Views: 7
Size:  26.6 KB
Browse to the transparent .ico & click Open then OK
Name:  Change Icon.png
Views: 7
Size:  55.2 KB
Then click Apply & OK
Name:  Desktop Icon Settings2.png
Views: 6
Size:  22.1 KB
Then I had to Save theme for it to stay after a logoff/logon
icons in navigation pane,breadcrumb and start menu color-save.png
Now Recycle bin Icons is gone.
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For the navigation pane icons I do not know sorry.
Jerry


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04 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 SP1 x86
 
 

thank you jerry i was actually referring to the breadcrumb icons that appear in any folder, i wanted to disable all the icons that appear in the breadcrumb, not only with the recycle bin. but anyway thanks. i dont know with the start menu but there is discoloration, dont know how to edit it. thank you jerry.
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04 Jun 2011   #4

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linkysys View Post
thank you jerry i was actually referring to the breadcrumb icons that appear in any folder, i wanted to disable all the icons that appear in the breadcrumb, not only with the recycle bin. but anyway thanks. i dont know with the start menu but there is discoloration, dont know how to edit it. thank you jerry.
You will need to find all the icons in the .dll in System32 that's something I do not know about.

For editing the start menu you will need a image editor like Photoshop, Gimp, Paint.
Jerry
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06 Jun 2011   #5

Windows 7 SP1 x86
 
 

thank you for the response Jerry, now my final experiment is to make the taskbar squared, you can see what i mean by the screenshot below. is it possible in VSb?


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06 Jun 2011   #6

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linkysys View Post
thank you for the response Jerry, now my final experiment is to make the taskbar squared, you can see what i mean by the screenshot below. is it possible in VSb?
You're Welcome
I have never seen a taskbar like that.
Sorry Jerry
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