Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Hack & Rename 'Connect To' Start Menu Link to Something Else

10 May 2016   #1
Magnakai

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Hack & Rename 'Connect To' Start Menu Link to Something Else

specifically 'Connect To'.

hi is it possible to directly hack & rename the default 'Connect To' link on the start menu to something else? the actual source does not necessarily have to change; just as long as it appears renamed on my start panel.

i have searched and read some tutorials, but i really don't need that level of customization. its function need not change. also, it's preferable if i don't have to uncheck Connect To and change any of the other customizable default folders like games etc. to swap in a shortcut for it.

would be great if anyone knows how to just rename 'Connect To' to let's say for eg. 'Connection'. at the moment i have pinned a renamed shortcut to the left side of the menu, but i won't need this shortcut if i can directly change this default link on the right side.

edit
nwm, pretty unimportant now.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
Reply

 Hack & Rename 'Connect To' Start Menu Link to Something Else




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Add a link on the left panel at the top of the Start menu
Hi In Windows 7 SP1 64 bit, how do I add for all users a link on the left panel at the top of the Start menu? Thanks Bye
Customization
How can i rename the libraries in start menu?
Hi all :) I need to rename some items on the right hand side of the start menu (see attachment) for example i want to rename "My Pictures" to "Pictures" How can i accomplish this? :) Thanks
Music, Pictures & Video
Can't rename shortcut in Start Menu
I tried to change the first letter, on the start menu shortcuts, and get M instead m But is not working. Any ideas why ? Thanks.
General Discussion
Display Favorites as a link not a menu in Start Menu
I think the only thing that will work here is a registry hack. By default if you set the start menu properties to display "favorites" it does so by a menu. It does not give you a choice to display this as a link or a menu like it does for other folders. Is there a way to fix this?
Customization
Start Menu - Add Search Internet Link
How to Add Search Internet Link to Windows 7 Start Menu Search Box This will show you how to add a Search the Internet link to the Windows 7 Start Menu.When you type something in the Start Menu search line and click on the Search the Internet link, it will search the internet by opening your...
Tutorials
Music Link in start menu not opening
recently i tried to open the music link in the start menu and i noticed that after clicking on it, nothing happened, so im really mad because i cant get into me music folder and i have to open the "NAME" link where are my documents, my photos , my videos , my music etc. :cry: p.s. I dont...
Music, Pictures & Video


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:29.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App