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 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Add Useful Commands to your Start Menu, incl. "Run" Sub-Menu

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:49 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 43705


To Create Buttons for System Restore Points: - ⋅  Creating Instant Restore Points: ⋅ Download this VBscript for Creating Instant Background Restore Points ⋅ Save the VBS file to a permanent place on your Computer where you save all of your VBsripts ⋅ Classic ...

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Add Useful Commands to your Start Menu, incl. "Run" Sub-Menu

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:19 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 43705


Add a Button to the Windows Backup And Restore Control Panel , so after you click this button, all you need to do is click "Back-up" ⋅ Command: ⋅ %windir%\explorer.exe shell:::{B98A2BEA-7D42-4558-8BD1-832F41BAC6FD} ⋅ Label: ⋅ Back-Up ⋅ Ico...

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Win 7 64bit Replace File Conflict Dialog - appears twice

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:58 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 9575


thats cool..

interesting occurrence..

the Process I see in my taskmanager is called "ClassicStartMenu.exe"

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Windows Mods/Alternatives

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:51 pm 

Replies: 91
Views: 257712


Audioswitch on Google https://code.google.com/p/audioswitch/ - A Program to Directly Switch Audio Devices with 1-Click - useful if you create devcon commands to enable / disable devices Its a very small file, capable of switching your default Audio Playback Device with one-click of a mouse button G...

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Drive Pin to CSM doesnt Expand

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:45 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 5228


hey, Folders I have pinned to CSM can expand with the normal fly-out, but when I pin a Drive to the CSM, it doesnt fliy-out.. was that intentional?

anyway, its awesome we can pin drives to CSM by default.. requires a registry hack to do that with default Win7 Start menu

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Disable/ Enable System Devices - Camera, Mic, Network, etc..

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:31 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 43302


This same method is also very useful for Disabling & Enabling the Network Adapter for entering Instant & Secure Offline Computing Mode Just replace the Device ID with the first string in your Network Adapter Hardware ID then follow all the steps, changing the names to "Connect" &am...

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Add Useful Commands to your Start Menu, incl. "Run" Sub-Menu

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:56 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 43705


Add Shortcuts to Specific Sound & Microphone Properties Tabs: - Audio Properties: ⋅ Custom Item > Rename > AudioProperties ⋅ Edit Item: ⋅  Command: ⋅  Playback Tab: ⋅ %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL mmsys.cpl,,0 ⋅&...

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Windows Mods/Alternatives

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:31 am 

Replies: 91
Views: 257712


Frameworkx's FxVisor - Vista Shortcut Overlay Manager

works with Windows 7 to customize the appearance of shortcut arrows, their size, or remove them completely.

hard to find a reliable Download site though.. just search for FxVisor64.msi or FxVisor32.msi

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Disable/ Enable System Devices - Camera, Mic, Network, etc..

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:58 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 43302


For this Tutorial, I'll be demonstrating how to use DevCon to Enable / Disable your Microphone & Webcam and/or Network Adapter and other System Devices by disabling specific Imaging & Sound or other Devices Installed on your system.. It works best if your Microphone is plugged into a separat...

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: How to Create your own Custom Icons & .ICO Files

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 6:04 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 19508


To Make your own Custom Icons: - ⋅ You can use a graphics program like GIMP or Photoshop to create your graphic PNG file ⋅ You can also import an existing Icon for editing, as such: ⋅ Extract the Icon from the DLL or EXE file first,as described here: http://classicshel...

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Win 7 64bit Replace File Conflict Dialog - appears twice

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:36 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 9575


maybe also check to see if you dont have any other 3rd party Shell extensions installed in Explorer

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Win 7 64bit Replace File Conflict Dialog - appears twice

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:34 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 9575


maybe check your task manager and see that only one instance of classic shell is running and check that only one program is installed in ur appwiz.cpl

if not, I'd try uninstalling classic shell, restarting, then re-installing it

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Inline left pane for search/programs like real vista/7

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:29 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 9006


in the settings, on the "Start menu Style" did you select "Windows Vista/7 Style?

Here's how to Pin Items to the Classic Shell Start Menu: http://classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=61

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Classic Start Menu Keyboard Selection Failures

Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:23 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 8015


go to Settings & find the "Window Start menu" tab

where it reads "Initially focus on", select "All Programs" instead of "Search Box"

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Win 7 64bit Replace File Conflict Dialog - appears twice

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:19 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 9575


i actually prefer the Windows 7 one, so i deselected those

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Win 7 64bit Replace File Conflict Dialog - appears twice

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:14 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 9575


go to the "File Operation" tab, and look at "Replace File Conflict Dialog" and "Replace Folder Conflict Dialog" and what do you have there?

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Unfinished Icons & Custom Icons

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:16 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 7964


Here's an Icon for the "Invert Selection" button

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Windows Mods/Alternatives

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:07 pm 

Replies: 91
Views: 257712


Inersi's Signal NetStat 2 http://www.inersi.com/ I found this cool little portable 88kb program called Signal NetStat 2. it can help you troubleshoot problems with add-ons, extensions, tools, and other things which you suspect are covertly accessing the internet, etc.. Click on a Remote IP Addr...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Start Menu Scrolling & Limited Height

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:15 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 8760


I'd still love to have individual delay settings for fly-outs on a per-item basis though..

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Button for "Folder options"...

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:34 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 29790


interesting.. but i usually just use that for showing hidden system files which i usually have turned off,. and if i need to see them, its usually just in a single folder anyway.. i'm not sure what you'd need to play around with it often for.. maybe if we knew exactly what he uses it for, we could f...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Start Menu Scrolling & Limited Height

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:31 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 8760


good idea

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Reverting back to Win7 startup settings?

Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:28 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 8301


apart from Agent Ransack, I also use fileseek.. its pretty slow, but its the most comprehensive search tool I've ever seen.. it finds files you didnt even know you had, it searches everything & anything very thoroughly.. what Windwos 7 search does is similar to what the Search 4.0 or whatever di...

 Forum: Bug Reports   Topic: Classic Shell will not uninstall or install

Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:42 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 14946


thats creepy.. it doesnt install OR uninstall.. so.. what, then, does it even do? coming in and saying bad things about the one piece of software that makes Windows worth using isnt going to help your case. so have you solved your problem? and what version of windows are you using? and have you trie...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: First time login bug

 Post subject: Re: First time login bug
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:15 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 3183


how did you copy the profile? from which locations? I can totally see just copying the profile folder for use on another computer not working at all.. or having this problem how did you deploy the copied profile to all the computers? was it a profile you set up, and then copied from the first comput...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: First time login bug

 Post subject: Re: First time login bug
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:06 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 3183


can you explain what you are trying to do? its a Metro Problem? You dont want to enter Metro settings at all after booting into an Image created from a fresh install that was set to skip Metro settings? Could it be that you need to go through the process of creating some default settings then create...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Reverting back to Win7 startup settings?

Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:55 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 8301


you can still have a full computer search with classic shell the Windows Search sucks and it eats up alot of resources with its constant indexing, and if its not set to eat up all your resources with indexing, then its super slow, ridiculously slow, so slow its not even worth using. Here is a much b...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Button for "Folder options"...

Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:46 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 29790


You can Create a New Button for the standard View Properties found in Organize > Folder and Search Options: ⋅ Classic Explorer Settings > Toolbar Buttons Tab ⋅ Drag "Custom Command" from the right window to the left window ⋅ Right-click CustomItem > Rename to ...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Button for "Folder options"...

Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:42 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 29790


What kind of options are you looking for?

Folder Options X has a few options

do you mean the Folder View Options?

theres also System Folders Customizer

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Icons on top of folders?

Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:36 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 25689


you could always just put all the items you want in another folder in that location, so they pop up without any folders at all

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Start Menu Scrolling & Limited Height

Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:10 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 8760


Its also useful to increase the space at the bottom of the left side so that a flyout menu with no delay wont pop up as you move your mouse from the start menu to the right column shutdown area Just be sure to delete the same amount of blank items from the upper part of the left column as you add to...

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Add Useful Commands to your Start Menu, incl. "Run" Sub-Menu

Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:00 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 43705


Add a Recycle Bin Button to the Start Menu:

  • Command:
    • ::{645ff040-5081-101b-9f08-00aa002f954e}
  • Label:
    • Recycle Bin
  • Icon:
    • shell32.dll, 33

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Windows Mods/Alternatives

Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:42 pm 

Replies: 91
Views: 257712


Here is a cool site.. I'd be interested in knowing what programs people find useful on there.. I use System Folders Customizer , which was apparently developed by a 13-year old the Site is here: http://www.thewindowsclub.com/list-freeware-releases-from-the-windows-club Edit: apparently the above sit...

 Forum: Tutorials   Topic: Add Useful Commands to your Start Menu, incl. "Run" Sub-Menu

Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:27 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 43705


To add Task Scheduler to the Run Sub-menu: ⋅ Add a New Item in the Run Sub-menu ⋅ Right-Click > Rename Item > TaskScheduler ⋅ Right-Click again > Edit Item: ⋅ Command: %windir%\system32\taskschd.msc /s ⋅ Label: Taskschd ⋅ Icon: %SystemRoot%...

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Two toolbars at the same time?

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:31 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 12136


anyway, "FileMenuTools" has that option in a sub-menu, its fast enough

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Classic Explorer - Custom Toolbar Button Help

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:27 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 21352


and you did good figuring that syntax out.. care to take a stab at notepad for me? I want to click on Notepad and have it place a New Text Document in the current folder, with the text "New Text Document" highlighted & ready for renaming... any idea on what kind of syntax might work fo...

 Forum: Classic Explorer   Topic: Classic Explorer - Custom Toolbar Button Help

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:24 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 21352


Cool, nice, it works.. though it doesnt delete the Archive.. and the right-click winrar menu is just as fast out of curiosity, are you doing this because WinRar menu disappeared? when I first installed Classic Shell, it broke my winrar menu completely, I had to download the latest x64 version of Win...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Menu Flyouts

 Post subject: Re: Menu Flyouts Topic is solved
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:01 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 5130


Remember to click the Green Checkbox to mark this issue as Solved

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Tclock- replace the standard clock in the taskbar

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:47 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 54769


this thread can be marked as "Solved"

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Image scroll/crop

 Post subject: Re: Image scroll/crop
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:51 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 5681


I'd like custom images

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Metro Search (WIN+F) problem

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:50 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 4134


installed any other hotkey programs?

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Tclock- replace the standard clock in the taskbar

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:15 am 

Replies: 18
Views: 54769


Hey, I found a totally awesome one that replaces the system clock automatically, and actually works on Windows 7 x64

its called T-Clock 2010 x64, by Stoic Joker

I Posted the Details Here, for Future Reference:

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=24&p=1963#p1963

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Windows Mods/Alternatives

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:14 am 

Replies: 91
Views: 257712


Stoic Joker's T-Clock 2010 x64 http://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?topic=21944.0 Replaces the system clock automatically, and actually works on Windows 7 x64 ⋅ After Download, Extract it to a Location of your choice, and open the folder "x64" and click on the .exe f...

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Tclock- replace the standard clock in the taskbar

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 7:38 am 

Replies: 18
Views: 54769


Why does the Second hand take up more resources than the Second counter? anyway, the one above cant seem to replace the System Clock anymore, in win7x64.. but if you need more than one clock its not a big problem anyway but this is timeleft3, i dont know if the feature was removed & still works ...

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Tclock- replace the standard clock in the taskbar

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:19 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 54769


it used to replace the system clock in XP, i havent got it to do that in Windows 7 x64 anyway, right-click the taskbar, go to Properties, click "Customize" on the Taskbar Tab, click teh small blue text at the bottom "Turn System Icons On or Off", go to the Clock and select "...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Copy Item

 Post subject: Re: Copy Item Topic is solved
Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:11 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 9086


ok cool.. ya, its something u only do once anyway... so that works, thanks

 Forum: Chitchat   Topic: Tclock- replace the standard clock in the taskbar

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:06 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 54769


ya, its stupid that MS still hasnt included a second hand on their computer clock...its likely so you cant count the seconds you've wasted waiting for things to work I've always used Timeleft.. I often have need for timers, it has a regular Timer, Countdown Timer, Stop Watch, Clock, Reminder, & ...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Copy Item

 Post subject: Re: Copy Item Topic is solved
Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:22 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 9086


I tried "Mutli-Columns if they Fit" but it doesnt really do multi-column enough of the time..

Maybe something like:

"Multi-Column up to: _(n)_ Columns to the: --Right-- : --Right & Left--"

&:

"Fill Screen Completely: "--Yes-- : --No--"

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Copy Item

 Post subject: Re: Copy Item Topic is solved
Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:15 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 9086


I think it'd be useful if we could Ctrl+Select &/or Shift+Select multiple items in the Customize Start Menu Left Section, so we could easily copy 10 blank items with separators at a time.. like 1 or 2 blank items above and below one Link to a Folder item which has "Multi-Column", "...

 Forum: Classic Start Menu   Topic: Start Menu Scrolling & Limited Height

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:34 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 8760


Cool, it works, thanks.. i thought it might force things over to the right column.. well, it opens up alot more possibilities.. here's what it looks like with the space added, using the Ctrl+Drag to copy new blank items.. I've got it all the way to the top.. i had to play around with it a bit, if yo...

 Forum: Feature Requests   Topic: Recent Items

 Post subject: Re: Recent Items Topic is solved
Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:19 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 11373


oh, maybe i made a mistake in my workflow somewhere I might have tested it from teh Quicklaunch Menu, rather than the bar, i forget.. but i swore i thought it worked the first time I just tried it again and that seems to be the behavior now So, i guess its Classic Shell doing the tracking internally...
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