Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I recently switched from XP to 7. I tried Vista in a VM, and I do like the Vista taskbar look. But having googled around, all I find is "How to make XP/Vista look like 7" or "Make 7 behave like Vista". All I want is "Make 7 look (not behave) like Vista".

I've found one site with info on getting the Vista look on 7. But that, for some unfathomable reason, requires actually patching a system lib. I'd prefer not to have to do so.

I mean, all I really want is to get that glossy taskbar. Me just likes! ;-)

share|improve this question

3 Answers 3

You could maybe add a "glossy look" texture to the Windows 7 taskbar using the Texturized Taskbar tool.

share|improve this answer

I think this is what you are looking for:

http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-get-back-vista-taskbar-in-windows-7/

share|improve this answer

In addition to Joseph's answer, you can also Add the Quick Launch Bar to the Taskbar in Windows 7, then unpin all items from the taskbar by using the right-click.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.