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Windows 7: Renaming games in the Windows 7 Games menu

10 Oct 2015   #1
Alectrus

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Renaming games in the Windows 7 Games menu

Hi all,

In the Windows start menu, there is a Games menu with a list of installed games. I can add games here but I can't rename them or change their icon. I did some searching and found some programs that will allow these actions but they look to be unsupported and possibly not functional anymore with the latest updates - so I figured I would ask.

Is there any way to rename and change the icons to a shortcut in the Games menu?


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10 Oct 2015   #2
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

Do you have a specific need or reason to rename the games? Doing so could cause problems loading and playing them (maybe).

You can drag shortcuts to the desktop and rename those to whatever you like, but I don't know that I would rename the games in the folder itself if it were me.

Just my $0.02
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