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Windows 7: Windows 7 get old menu style

12 Aug 2019   #1
Alan1313

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Windows 95, Windows 3.1, MS-DOS 6.20
 
 
Windows 7 get old menu style

How can I get the old Right Click menu and icon selection style like just solid blue color like in Windows XP on Windows 7? It means, opposite of Thread: Right click menu turned to old style, and without the classic theme.


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13 Aug 2019   #2
As9999

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I don't think that such is possible, without, for example, using the Classic theme. On the thread linked it seems like it was an error caused by a program. The somewhat proper way to achieve what you want is to use a custom visual style. But it requires modifying some system files and being in a situation where you can do that. Although, if you set out to do it it's not that hard. That is, instead of the Aero theme, you would be using another visual style in a way that Windows was not made to allow. Some of the themes have instructions on how to apply them, starting by patching your system. Here are some, there aren't many free professional ones.
Crescendo Theme for Win7 by giannisgx89 on DeviantArt
Nude for 7 by krissirk on DeviantArt
Dark Agility - Visual Style :: by DjabyTown on DeviantArt
nautiKK - visual style by DjabyTown on DeviantArt
Clearscreen Sharp for Windows7 by K-Johnson on DeviantArt (relatively pretty bad unfinished port of the original Vista version)
Zune QuickPlay for Win7 by giannisgx89 on DeviantArt
Gaia09.2 by jg-visuals on DeviantArt
UNITY 2014 ECNMY for Windows 7 by LukasKokoska on DeviantArt
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14 Aug 2019   #3
Alan1313

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Windows 95, Windows 3.1, MS-DOS 6.20
 
 

I tried to make a visual style that has Windows XP's menu style, but the hovered text is also black, and it is very awkward.
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