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Show “Run” command on Start menu.

This setting adds the ability to launch commands or processes from the Start menu by adding the “Run” option.

Tweak for : Windows Vista
By default, the “Run” command is hidden in Windows Vista Start menu. For those who need quick access to programs from “Run” command will surely like it get it back. The steps to show the command on Start menu are:

1. Right-click on the “Start” button / Taskbar and select “Properties”.
2. Select on the “Start Menu” tab and click on “Customize” button, opposite to the Start menu display style.
3. Finally, check the box for option “Run command”.

You can even make changes through the registry. For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click and modify the DWORD value “Start_ShowRun”, in the right panel, to “1” which can show “Run” command.

However, if you want to hide the option back, change the value data to “0”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Show Run command on Start menu.reg

The '.reg' file will show 'Run' on the Start menu.

Dont Show Run command on Start menu.reg

The '.reg' file will hide 'Run' from the Start menu.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

'Run' option is visible in the Start menu.

'Run' option is not visible in the Start menu by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type 'regedit'.

Now, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\] ,right click on the DWORD value 'Start_ShowRun' and select 'Modify'.

Finally set the value data as '1' to show 'Run' command on Start menu and click 'OK'.

Show only taskbar icon of minimized applications.

Category : Display > Taskbar

By using this tweak you are able to reduce the size each button needs inside the taskbar.

Hide notification area items (For Current User).

Category : Display > Taskbar

This setting lets you to disable the display of items in the notification area.

Disable context menu display on the Taskbar.

Category : Display > Taskbar

This setting disables the context menu from appearing on right-clicking on Start button or Navigation Area generally called System Tray.

Disable animation while resizing the window.

Category : Display > Taskbar

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Restore “Show Desktop” icon in the Quick Launch Bar.

Category : Display > Taskbar

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