Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Appearance

02 Apr 2009   #1


Hi. can anyone help me re-set the general appearance on Windows7. I moved up from XP and was really impressed by the original screen layout or more particularly the left hand Start menu which was permanently on view but now is only activated by clicking windows symbol. I am unsure when the original screen layout, which I suspect is similar to Vista, changed but suspect it happened when I had to do a system restore following corruption of my Boot sector. I appreciate this is a very basic issue but I have searched and can find nothing in the tutorials. Any advice appreciated. Jak

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Apr 2009   #2


I have not seen a start menu that 'sticks' open all the time - perhaps you had a stuck windows key that is now unstuck?
My System SpecsSystem Spec


Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How to fix bad theme appearance :(
Yesterday I decided to install themes on my netbook. I looked for the ways in google and I found UXStyle Core. I installed it and it didn't help much , I deleted it but I didn't uninstall so I downloaded themes from official windows. I have installed the theme and it worked but just now I turned on...
Themes and Styles
Screen Appearance
Now I am totally confused as I put up a post about my screen which I cannot put right. Some areas have larger print than the others, the whole thing is a dogs dinner. However, I got a message saying I had put two messages on two different forums. I never knew I had done that! Now I am not sure...
General Discussion
W7 SP1 appearance changes
After finally istalling the SP1 update, it has made major changes in the appearance most noticed in MS Outlook. Text size/icons are much smaller as are right-click menus in the navagation pane but the email preview pane is unchanged. I can't find any option that can make the changes that I...
Windows Updates & Activation
taskbar appearance
i recently opened a program i have used many times, but on opening the program a box popped up saying that the program could not be supported but this form of windows although it had been fine up until this point. the program opened but the themes on my computer have now changed to a very basic...
Themes and Styles
Window appearance odd?
Hey guys. I'm currently running a Windows7 HP 64bit. I updated from Vista64bit. My computer was only about a week old when I updated, so I just did the "upgrade" instead of doing a clean install. Now, I made and ISO of the installer (I did the online student upgrade download) using vLite...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:09.
Twitter Facebook Google+