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Tiny Windows Borders

  1. #1


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    Windows 7 Home Premium x64

    Tiny Windows Borders


    Tiny Windows Borders allows you to change szie of huge windows borders in Windows 8 RTM/RP.

    It was created for those who prefer tiny windows borders, because Microsoft has removed user interface for appearance.
    Source

    A Guy

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  2. #2


    Posts : 835
    Win 8.1 Pro


    Thanks A-Guy, very useful tool.

    Endorsed.
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  3. #3


    Melbourne
    Posts : 38
    Windows 7 Ultimate X64


    Haven't tried this tool personally, but I found before this tool was created that it's as simple as changing a single registry value

    HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics\PaddedBorderWidth.

    IIRC, Set the value to 0 to eliminate the padding.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 835
    Win 8.1 Pro


    Yes, that is correct.

    For those that may be new or are not familiar,,,
    Paste the following to a Text file from notepad and save it, change txt to reg, then double click it and except the changes.

    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics]
    "PaddedBorderWidth"="0"
    The tool listed in op, works and is nice for those that do not want to edit the registry this way or manually.

    I have endorsed "Tiny Windows Borders" tool.

    Also have endorsed "Close Threshold for Metro Apps"
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