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Windows 7: Removing Start menu & button without 3rd party software.

07 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Proffesional 64 bit
Removing Start menu & button without 3rd party software.


Trying to Remove the Start menu & button without any 3rth party software.

Couldn't find anything in the google machine about people doing this without 3rth party software.

I just want the explorer bar with any current running programs but no start menu or button.

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07 Feb 2011   #2

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS

If you don't wanna use any 3rd party app, then your best bet would be to edit explorer.exe start menu buttons replacing them with an image of equal height and width as the taskbar strip so as to create a non-start menu buttoned taskbar effect.
You can ask the members with GFX badge to make one for you under the latest iteration of custom start menu button thread under customization thread.
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07 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Proffesional 64 bit

But that would mean it would still be accessable, i want it gone or only accessible with the win-key.
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