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Published on 10.12.10 by Brent Trahan

Enable Taskbar and Start Menu Animations in Windows 7

Allow animations in Windows 7’s taskbar and start menu.

Enabling animation in taskbar and start menu will allow:

  • Glow that follows the mouse in the taskbar icons
  • Animations of the taskbar popup windows
  • Smooth animation of Start Orb glow
  • Animation inside the Start Menu
  • And others I haven’t found…

Enable Animating Taskbar and Start Menu

  1. Type adjust perf in the Start Menu’s search box and then press Enter on your keyboard.
  2. Check Animations in the taskbar and start menu
  3. Click OK to save the changes.

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