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Windows 7: Start Menu White Background

02 Nov 2009   #1
alan5573

Win 7 Ultimate 32&64
 
 
Start Menu White Background

First of all I would like to thank all the contributors to this forum for making it so easy for people like me to customise their windows 7. I have managed to get just about everything that I wanted done, except...

When I click the start button and the start menu opens I have a nice transparent right column and next to it the horrid white space is there a way of making the whole menu transparent?




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02 Nov 2009   #2
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

You could check on deviantART: where ART meets application! for a theme that would suit,or you could use one of mr.grims,heres his new one
http://www.sevenforums.com/customiza...-x86-beta.html

Heres the tutorial- Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

Just be careful,some themes work in 64bit and not in 32 bit.

Dan
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02 Nov 2009   #3
alan5573

Win 7 Ultimate 32&64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
You could check on deviantART: where ART meets application! for a theme that would suit,or you could use one of mr.grims,heres his new one
http://www.sevenforums.com/customiza...-x86-beta.html

Heres the tutorial- Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

Just be careful,some themes work in 64bit and not in 32 bit.

Dan
Thanks Dan but I dont want to change my theme it took me ages to get rid of the user picture and if I change it comes back even on my saved theme.
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02 Nov 2009   #4
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Theme - Customize Custom Themes

The above should be what your looking for

I would use resorator to make the changes of a copy,then change the name of the original theme and paste your copy fully done into the file folder,incase you make mistakes that is,but if your confident then there would be no need
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02 Nov 2009   #5
alan5573

Win 7 Ultimate 32&64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Theme - Customize Custom Themes

The above should be what your looking for

I would use resorator to make the changes of a copy,then change the name of the original theme and paste your copy fully done into the file folder,incase you make mistakes that is,but if your confident then there would be no need
I have tried before to open a theme file in restorator but it tells me it is an unsupporeted file.
Any thoughts?
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02 Nov 2009   #6
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alan5573 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
Theme - Customize Custom Themes

The above should be what your looking for

I would use resorator to make the changes of a copy,then change the name of the original theme and paste your copy fully done into the file folder,incase you make mistakes that is,but if your confident then there would be no need
I have tried before to open a theme file in restorator but it tells me it is an unsupporeted file.
Any thoughts?
It says in the guide to open the original file first with restorator,as in the theme you downloaded,i take it you did donwload a theme?
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02 Nov 2009   #7
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

If your using the default theme, open C:\windows\resources\themes and copy which ever theme you are using to my documents,open it wiht restorator there,maybe it will work that way.
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02 Nov 2009   #8
alan5573

Win 7 Ultimate 32&64
 
 

No I just made a copy of my current theme. Is that not right?
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02 Nov 2009   #9
alan5573

Win 7 Ultimate 32&64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Minotar View Post
If your using the default theme, open C:\windows\resources\themes and copy which ever theme you are using to my documents,open it wiht restorator there,maybe it will work that way.
That's what I did. Restorator won't open a theme file
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02 Nov 2009   #10
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

To change to a custom theme download UXStyle Core: UxStyle - no more patching.. This will mod the files needed to run a custom theme
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