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All Menus Toolbar - Add to Taskbar in Windows 8

  1. #10


    Germany/Florida
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    Vista and Win7


    Quote Originally Posted by Dragon Drop View Post
    I still have 8.0 at present. Maybe 8.1 just won't do it.

    whs: I posted something last week about how to set up the colors. Windows has a whole item-by-item color-setup menu, but you can only get it after you're in high-contrast mode.
    Windows 8 Desktop UI - Change Title Text Color?
    Yeah I know. I once setup that high contrast skin in Windows 7. Was quite a job. But unfortunately it is unusable if you have Office. The office skins are not compatible with that setup.

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  2. #11


    Posts : 308
    64-bit Windows 8


    I noticed that the items do appear with the CLSID's if I look at them in the zipped folder. So maybe the problem has to do with the un-zipping.

    Somebody try this: Instead of creating a toolbar from my folder, make a new folder of your own somewhere. Then download my folder, but don't "unzip" or "extract." Instead, open the zipped folder, open the "TM" folder inside it, then "select all" and COPY the items from TM to your own new folder. Then make the toolbar from your folder instead of mine.
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  3. #12


    Posts : 308
    64-bit Windows 8


    Well, after experimenting and comparing notes, it seems that the CLSID's sometimes show in the toolbar and sometimes don't -- depending on your Windows version, or on your settings, or whatever -- but either way, the toolbar at least works. I hope somebody will find it useful (though I do these things mainly for fun anyway).

    But, although the "CLSID-Toolbar" idea may have been mine, Brink has to get part of the credit for writing this tutorial; I couldn't have done it without him.
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