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Changing ALL System Fonts in Windows 7

I had a quick question about altering fonts in Windows 7 I was hoping someone could give me a hand with. I have a touch of OCD when it comes to consistency and am having trouble changing the system ...
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Change windows 7 theme's preview image

I installed a lite copy of Windows 7 for my mom's netbook and now I'm trying to change the default preview image for a theme in Windows 7. Apparently it had "Dark Pear" installed but I was able to ...
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Sticky notes on windows 7

I have Sticky notes running as a widget on windows 7. I would like to do the following Change that front to arial narrow and BOLD. I am aware of the font change fix. How do I get the bold in there ...
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283 views

How can I change the color of the text that I have already written in OneNote?

When I first got my laptop, I used black text/ink color on the normal white OneNote background. I "personalized" Windows 7's Window Background to a dark grey color and now the one note inked items ...
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245 views

How can I edit the Microsoft Word bibliography XML format in an intuitive way?

In Microsoft Word 2010 citation manager there is no possibility to edit the inline citation format or the bibliography format while the functionality is available through XML files. Does Microsoft ...
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Launch an arbitrary application with a specific icon

I'm thinking about customizing my Windows 7's application icons, so that they all follow a specific theme (Token-like icons). This would involve using Resource Hacker (or similar) to patch each .exe. ...
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45 views

Custom App Folder

I am trying to figure out if I can create a custom menu in the start menu. I would like to create a menu something like this, but for some custom apps that we use in house. Below are an example of a ...
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1answer
158 views

Prevent Windows from silently disabling wallpaper slide show

I generally have my wallpaper set to a slide show pulled from a folder that has around 50 images in it. However, this slide show seems to get stopped whenever I RDP into the system. There is no ...
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2answers
416 views

Is it possible to pin a windows to the desktop in Windows 7?

I am looking at pinning the window from an application to the desktop in Windows 7. I do not want this window to be on top of the others, just "glued" to the desktop. It could look like what used to ...
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174 views

Is it possible to have alternating colors in Windows 7 Explorer windows?

I know this is doable in Winforms and WPF, but not sure if I can do it for explorer windows. Something that looks like this:
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3answers
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How to get customizable right click menu for Windows 7 desktop?

99 percent of a time I am using some flavor of Unix on my desktop with Fluxbox as window manager of choice. I want to make remaining 1 percent I spent on Windows as painless a possible. I really love ...
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1answer
715 views

Invert windows 7 taskbar

I want to position Windows 7 taskbar on the left side of the screen, but to revert it's default ordering: bottom left would be the Start button, then applications, then clock. Is this possible?
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Win 7 - How to customize window colors?

Is it possible to customize ALL possible colors in Win 7? The same way we did it in Win XP? Because I would like a darker color for applications (for example the panel where you write your text in ...
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How do I change default background windows color?

The default background color for windows is white. To prevent eyestrain, I would like to change the color to, for example, black or blue. Is it possible to change the default background color for ...
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2answers
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How can I manage settings for Aero in Windows 7?

I want to disable certain effects, for example window minimize/maximize animations, window border blur, title text background blur, etc. Where are these settings located on Windows 7?
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1answer
334 views

How to properly uninstall visual styles in windows 7

How do I properly uninstall previously installed visual styles for windows 7? As you can see, my theme is already ruined.
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1answer
81 views

customize windows 7 progressbars

How do I customize the progress bars in windows 7. Is there any SOFTWARE that can do this. Something that could change the color, or the kind of animation that it is making.
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how to customize windows 7's explorer frame

Is there anyone here who knows how to customize the explorer frame in windows 7. I'm looking for something that could completely change the frame. Not just changing the color. Because that is already ...
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application that can customize windows 7 boot screen

how do customize windows 7 boot screen. Found this one: http://superuser.com/questions/69050/how-to-change-the-windows-7-boot-screen But what I want to find out if there is an application that can do ...
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How to change color of the drives' used space in Windows 7?

The default in Windows 7 is blue and red. How do I change those colors to something like gray and black to match my custom theme?
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How to change portable Firefox and Google Chrome icon in Windows 7 taskbar?

I'm customizing my desktop based on the one that I saw yesterday at howtogeek. As you can see I am able to change the icon of Firefox, but when I launch it, it opens another one (I now have two ...
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Alternatives to Window Blinds for Windows 7?

I would like to reskin Windows 7. I have bought Window Blinds, but I am looking for clean and simplistic Skins, Window Blind Skins are extremely pimped out. Are there any alternative to Window ...
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832 views

Does Windows 7 allow advanced skinning like Windows XP?

The Windows 7 Aero interface looks great, but after looking at it for months it gets boring. So I was wondering - is it possible to create advanced skins for Windows 7 that use full Aero capabilities ...