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26 May 2010   #1

win7 64bit
How to make start bar totally transparent?

Hi all fellow forum-ers

First of all would love to say I love this site, Im constantly learning new things and tweaks to make my windows that much more shexier. Currently I'm using star dock on auto-hide and I have relocated my windows start menu bar to the left side of the screen and auto-hide also, and use fences to hide all of my desktop icons (treating my 37 lcd tv as a sort of art/photo frame). What I would like to know is if there is a way to totally make the start menu bar transparent. I know there is a feature within Star dock that lets me hide the menu bar and use star dock as my sole menu bar but I find that I still feel more comfy navigating thru stuff on the windows menu bar. Its not really noticeable when I have a lite background but when the background switches to a darker theme the outline of the menu bar even when its hidden is really noticeable. So to make a long question short, how would I go about eliminating this issue??


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27 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)

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27 May 2010   #3


did you mean Fullglass.exe ? or try check on this
Transparency - Enable Full Clear Glass Transparency
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27 May 2010   #4

win7 64bit

well to be more precise Im not too sure if transparent is the right word...It just does a sloppy job of auto-hiding the taskbar....when it goes into hiding i can still see the very edge of the taskbar..just wanna make it so that it goes completely into hiding unless I hover over it..Does that many any sense to anyone??...maybe a picture of whats going on would be more revealing...
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27 May 2010   #5


is is start menu or taskbar? i'm confused right now
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27 May 2010   #6

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

Try this and see if it helps:Prisoner7's Gallery

I use it to hide the thing myself, but you have to use a keyboard hotkey to unhide it. I might make an update eventually to let you touch the bottom of the screen with the mouse to un-hide it...
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