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Most recent submissions by user "windows_spy"

Registered since: March 2, 2009

14 +25/-11 votes

[suggestion] Customizing folder background picture & color by GUI

Submitted by windows_spy on June 27, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Usability

WinXP only support customizing folder background picture, But need edit desktop.ini in root directory.
Other OS (Macosx, linux desktop, etc) support customizing folder background picture & color.
Why the Win7 not support?

support customizing folder background picture & color by GUI.

Low

Low

Not fixed

13 +33/-20 votes

[suggestion] bootscreen delete "Starting Windows" text for other language

Submitted by windows_spy on May 23, 2009 to Aesthetics

If you use Japanese / Chinese / Korean / Thai / Other Language.
In FULLSCREEN look bootscreen, the other language "Starting Windows" text very big, very ugly.

bootscreen remove "Starting Windows" text for other language

Medium

Medium

Not fixed

16 +39/-23 votes

update all previous-version ICONs to win7style

Submitted by windows_spy on May 2, 2009 to Icons, Legacy

Many ICONs is previous-version (vista style).
The style of these previous-version icons does not match that of the new version.

update all previous-version ICONs to win7style.

High

High

Not fixed

16 +36/-20 votes

Windows PowerShell ISE update to Ribbon-based UI

Submitted by windows_spy on April 23, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Legacy, Usability

Bill Gates: We'll Use the Ribbon/Fluent User Interface across Windows 7.
But why only the Paint and WordPad?
He forget Windows PowerShell ISE and some application.

Windows PowerShell ISE update to Ribbon-based UI

High

High

Not fixed

59 +75/-16 votes

complete remove Windows Mail from Windows 7

Submitted by windows_spy on April 23, 2009 to Annoyance, Bug, Legacy

Now Windows Mail already can't start. It's already unsupported in win7.
But it's still remain on the win7 (\Program Files\Windows Mail\).

If you go to the \Program Files\Windows Mail\ folder, you'll still find (more...)

Complete remove Windows Mail from Windows 7
Please delete WinMail.exe (It can't run)
If other files very important, please move other files to system32 folder. Don't put them in \Program Files\Windows Mail\ folder.

High

High

Not fixed

80 +92/-12 votes

Windows Defender update color layout and toolbar UI to win7style

Submitted by windows_spy on April 23, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Legacy

Windows Defender color layout and UI isn't win7style.
win7style color layout is light blue, not dark blue.

Windows Defender update color layout and toolbar UI to win7style
like Windows Photo Viewer or Windows DVD Maker.

High

High

Not fixed

52 +64/-12 votes

Windows Journal update to Ribbon-based UI

Submitted by windows_spy on April 23, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Legacy, Usability

Bill Gates: We'll Use the Ribbon/Fluent User Interface across Windows 7.
But why only the Paint and WordPad?
He forget Windows Journal and some application.

Windows Journal update to Ribbon-based UI

High

High

Not fixed

60 +67/-7 votes

Windows Fax and Scan's toolbar update to win7style

Submitted by windows_spy on April 23, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance

Windows Fax and Scan's toolbar update to win7style.
like Windows Photo Viewer or Windows DVD Maker.

Windows Fax and Scan's toolbar update to win7style

High

High

Not fixed

(1 comments)

61 +83/-22 votes

Stand-alone Pin Recycle Bin to Taskbar

Submitted by windows_spy on April 6, 2009 to Usability

Currently, Recycle Bin was Pinned of the Windows Explorer Jumplist.
It is very unhandy. Because the Recycle Bin is a frequently used module.
But put on desktop often covered with other window...

Stand-alone Pin Recycle Bin to Taskbar (default).
With not show Recycle Bin icon on desktop (default).
Of course, you can Unpin this Recycle Bin from taskbar.

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High

High

Not fixed

(1 comments)

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