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How do I make Startisback+ 1.6.2 fully glass transparent

  1. #1


    Maputo, Mozambique
    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    How do I make Startisback+ 1.6.2 fully glass transparent


    I'm using windows 8.1 Pro x64 and I've installed custom theme, and I've made all the tweaks necessary for the theme to work (Uxtheme patcher, Black Glass Enhancer, etc).

    But I have noticed that the Startisback+ start menu isn't fully transparent. I have seen many other custom themes out there with the startisback menu fully glass. I just don't know how to do it.

    Check the attachments bellow, my screenshot is the one without the fully transparent start menu, the other is a screenshot from one of Mr GriM's custom themes.


    Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails 1.jpg   Equinox Limited Edition W8.1.1 Theme Preview.png  

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  2. #2


    Georgia
    Posts : 110
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64 / Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Dual Boot


    Your start menu will only be transparent if the designer of the theme designed it that way.

    Click your start button, in any empty space on the start menu right click > properties, StartIsBack will open, select appearance, choose the start menu that goes with your theme by clicking on it then click apply and close the app.

    If the person that designed the theme also designed a glass start menu you should now have a glass start menu.
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  3. #3


    Maputo, Mozambique
    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    Others are using glass version.


    Quote Originally Posted by edee View Post
    Your start menu will only be transparent if the designer of the theme designed it that way.

    Click your start button, in any empty space on the start menu right click > properties, StartIsBack will open, select appearance, choose the start menu that goes with your theme by clicking on it then click apply and close the app.

    If the person that designed the theme also designed a glass start menu you should now have a glass start menu.

    Yeah, I get what you're saying, but like I've said, there are a plenty of themes I've seen out there that are being used with fully glassed startisback+... So my question is, how are they doing it? seen they are not the designers of startisback+...

    If there is a way to do it, I would like someone who knows how, to also let me in on the method/tweak... That's all.
    Last edited by oidicle; 21 Nov 2014 at 03:33.
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How do I make Startisback+ 1.6.2 fully glass transparent
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