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Windows 7: Change order that buttons appear in the Start Menu??


02 Sep 2012   #1

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Change order that buttons appear in the Start Menu??

hi is there a way to change the order that it appears in the menu as you can see in the picture its "user, documents, pictures, music, videos, downloads" i want it to be in this order "downloads, documents, pictures, videos, music, user" and is there a way to get rid of the separator that are between "downloads, computer, control panel" thanks




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03 Sep 2012   #2

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I do not know if you can change the order in which the buttons are, but that separator is image #810 in the aero.msstyles.
Jerry
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03 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
I do not know if you can change the order in which the buttons are, but that separator is image #810 in the aero.msstyles.
Jerry
ok i find the file but it will not let me delete it is there a way to remove / disable it
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04 Sep 2012   #4

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The best way you could do that is to create a new custom theme, look at Post #38 of this thread will show you how to do that Start menu color change ?? then you can use a resource hacker of some kind extract that image and with a image editor like Gimp make the image transparent (all you have to do is hit the delete key while the image is in the editor) then the import the image back in with a resource hacker and save it.
You will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

If this is too complicated for you I could do it and posted here in a zip folder for you.

Let me know
Jerry
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04 Sep 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
The best way you could do that is to create a new custom theme, look at Post #38 of this thread will show you how to do that Start menu color change ?? then you can use a resource hacker of some kind extract that image and with a image editor like Gimp make the image transparent (all you have to do is hit the delete key while the image is in the editor) then the import the image back in with a resource hacker and save it.
You will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

If this is too complicated for you I could do it and posted here in a zip folder for you.

Let me know
Jerry
i mite be able to do it but i dont want to mess anything up so it would be a great help if you could do it for me thanks
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04 Sep 2012   #6

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OK give me a little time and I will get it done and posted here, meanwhile do 1 of the 2 tutorials I posted above.

Jerry
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04 Sep 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

ok there no rush u can do it went u next get some free time if u want
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04 Sep 2012   #8

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Here you go download it and extract the Zipped folder at the bottom of this post to your desktop.
Put both 1 Amaterasu theme folder and 1 Amaterasu.theme file in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes
Change order that buttons appear in the Start Menu??-amaterasu.pngChange order that buttons appear in the Start Menu??-themes.png

It should show up in Personalization as Amaterasu under Installed Themes.
Change order that buttons appear in the Start Menu??-personalization.png

Jerry


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04 Sep 2012   #9

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thanks a lot
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04 Sep 2012   #10

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You're Welcome
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