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Customization in start menu

  1. #1

    Posts : 9
    Windows 8 Dev Prev

    Customization in start menu

    Hi !
    Is it possible til change the picture in the tiles in the windows 8 start menu? I am able to change the colors to the tiles but not the whole picture.

    I see that tiles like piano, paintplay, chess, internet explorer etc has their own special designed tiles. I have many programs that I frequently use. I've also pinned them to the startmenu but they have this boring design with one system color and a little program's icon in the bottom.

    Is it possible to design my own tile picture and make it as default for a specific program in the startmenu?
    Sorry if this question has already been answered but I've no clue where to find my answers...

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  2. #2

    Somewhere Over The Rainbow
    Posts : 4,115
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04

    Take a look at the below tutorial and give it a try.
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  3. #3

    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 51
    Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition

    Give it time, the windows themers will be on this and a program will likely be ready within a month.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 48
    Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1

    I would imagine if you could find out where the default app images are stored you could mimic how they work for other stuff you want to pin.
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