Slideshow: Create your own Classic Start Menu in Windows 7

Move the Toolbar

Now that you have created the Start Menu Toolbar, you'll want to move it next to Windows 7's Start button. To do so, right click on the Taskbar and select Lock the taskbar to remove the check mark. Once the Taskbar is unlocked, hover your mouse pointer over the Toolbar handle, just to the left of the S in Start Menu. When the pointer turns into a double headed arrow, just click and drag the Toolbar handle over towards to the Start button. As you do, drag the handle slightly under or over the icons on the Taskbar in order to get the Start Menu Toolbar to its new position.

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Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.