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Windows 7: editing 7mc menu

18 Aug 2009   #1
hehe299792458

Windows 7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 
editing 7mc menu

right now, I can only figure out how to add/remove strips from the media center menu. Is more complex editing possible? E.g. I'd like remove the useless icons (burn cd/dvd, sync, add extender, media only, etc) that are populating my "Tasks" strip. Also, if possible, I'd like to move my "extras library" icon in the "extras" strip to the "tasks" strip, and then remove the "extras" strip altogether. I used to be able to do these sort of things with Menu Mender, but it doesn't seem to work with 7mc... Any ideas? Thanks!


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19 Aug 2009   #2
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

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20 Aug 2009   #3
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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right now, I can only figure out how to add/remove strips from the media center menu. Is more complex editing possible? E.g. I'd like remove the useless icons (burn cd/dvd, sync, add extender, media only, etc) that are populating my "Tasks" strip. Also, if possible, I'd like to move my "extras library" icon in the "extras" strip to the "tasks" strip, and then remove the "extras" strip altogether. I used to be able to do these sort of things with Menu Mender, but it doesn't seem to work with 7mc... Any ideas? Thanks!
I don't think it's possible (atm!!!). I want very similar things for my MC but i haven't found anything so far. The best thing to use so far (i've found) is the tool mentioned above and this from hack7mc.com

http://www.hack7mc.com/2009/05/hide-...t-program.html

I'm always on the look out for these sort of things, if i come across anything useful i'll PM you
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20 Aug 2009   #4
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Did you try the tool in the link I posted above?
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22 Aug 2009   #5
hehe299792458

Windows 7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

yes, I tried both of your tools. Thanks!
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22 Aug 2009   #6
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

@ hehe299792458, go to this site, it should help :)

Remove or Rearrange Default Menu Strip Items
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26 Aug 2009   #7
mikinho
Microsoft MVP

6x W2K8 R2 (x64), 6x W7 7600 (x64), 2x Gentoo (x64), 1x Ubuntu 9.04 (x64), 1x pfSense (FreeBSD)
 
 

I've updated my HideMediaCenterStrips to also hide\add custom strips. I also created a small plugin for using the native apps (i.e. Movie Library, Video Library, ...) from custom strips: http://www.mikinho.com/wmc/mc7apps-v1.0.msi. Sometime soon I'll also make HideMenuStrips be able to add\remove tiles so you can all your menu work from a single app. Note: It does require W7 RTM at the moment, RC won't work as some APIs have changed
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