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Windows 7: Start Menu mod

03 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Start Menu

Ok I am not sure if this is in the right place but is there a way to get a mod or even registry edit to put a scroll bar in the start menu from where you first click the start button, heres an image of what I want, was made in photoshop
if anyone knows how to do it please tell me cause
1: I don't like crowded desktop
2: I can't just pin to start menu or taskbar because there is too many programs
3: I don't want to make the start menu bigger or the buttons smaller
4: Even if I did make it bigger or buttons smaller I doubt 60 programs will fit on there.

So please someone help me do it, put the scroll bar on the beginning start menu.

I know about the "All Programs" button but for some weird reason only 7 programs I use show up in there and all the rest is a bunch of unwanted junk.

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03 Apr 2010   #2

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11

First and most important "Welcome to The Seven Forums."

Probably the first thing you may want to do is go to the task bar and right click then choose Properties. From there navigate to the tab "Start Menu" then down to the "Privacy" section and click off the two boxes. This will clear the "Start Menu" of all icons other then those you have added yourself.

Next you can add any application's icon into the start menu by either right clicking the application's icon then choosing "Pin To Start Menu" in the drop down menu, or by dragging and dropping the icon on the "Start Menu." You can do this from either the secondary menu, from inside Explorer (file manager), the desktop, or when you have a program open you can right click the icon on the task bar.

I do like the idea of the "Scroll Bar," but don't see it real soon.

Hope this helps, and if you have any further questions please ask.
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03 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Well thanks but if anyone figures it out or finds a program or something please tell me because I work at an office, and play games, and I use the same desktop between work and home because it's just easier that way but yea it would really help me
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