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How to change the visual look of the right click menu

  1. #1


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8 64 bit

    How to change the visual look of the right click menu


    Is there any way to change the look of the windows 8 right click menu? It currently looks a bit ugly and dated in my opinion.

    i.e Can I change it from looking like this:

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    to something more modern like this:
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    or even this:
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    Thank you in advance for your help!

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I use WindowBlinds.


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    Click image for larger version

    It has lots of skins you can use.

    Skin the Windows desktop interface with WindowBlinds
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  3. #3


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8 64 bit


    Thanks David for sharing that,

    that is just what I am looking for, however would you know if any free alternatives exist? (window blinds costs $10)

    Thank you again!
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  4. #4


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Don't know of free options.

    Maybe someone else here will pitch in & help.
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  5. #5


    as a free alternative i edit with Vista Style builder aka Windows style builder, background, colour of text, font, all can be customized
    take a look
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