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Windows 7: Start menu width

24 Oct 2010   #11

Windows 2000 Professional

I'm not much for making visual modifications, but I believe doing too many can also put stress on your hardware and drivers.

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24 Oct 2010   #12
Benjamin Hall

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

This is true.
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13 Sep 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate & Enterprise SP1 (64-bit)
I found it!

Here you go buddy:

A translated version of a polish app that does exactly that, by modifying the startmenu's property file.

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14 Sep 2011   #14

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheUrbanGypsie View Post
Here you go buddy:

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A translated version of a polish app that does exactly that, by modifying the startmenu's property file.

Just for others this program does work I tried it, but it only works on the default Aero theme. But if you want it to work on a 3rd party custom theme after you have applied it to the default Aero theme go to C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\Aero\en-US and copy the aero.msstyles.mui to your custom theme of course renaming the old one first. The en-US Folder Will be different for other languages.
This program makes a backup of aero.msstyles.mui in the same folder so it's very easy to go back.
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15 Sep 2011   #15


Jerry, you're definitely the Man when it comes to customization! And TheUrbanGypsy, Welcome to the forum, and good for you for finding this little gem (in English)! Rep + to you both!
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19 Sep 2011   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate & Enterprise SP1 (64-bit)

Next level stuff Bongo, but thanks for the tip. I'll remember if I ever change the default theme from Aero to anything else. Thanks for the + rep!
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