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Fix narrower right-click menu entries?

by a_p3rson / August 18, 2012 2:14 PM PDT

When I right-click on certain things (in this case, all types of files), some of the entries in the right-click menu are shorter than the others, and stick out of place. One of them is my Bluetooth "Send to Bluetooth Device" entry, which looks to be about 4 pixels shorter, and really does stick out like a sore thumb. Is there a way to fix this?

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Clarification Request
Picture?
by mchainmchain / August 18, 2012 5:12 PM PDT

Post a link to a .jpg, .png, .gif screenshot of the examples you would like us to see.

Suggest mediafire dot com and paste url link to examples in your next reply.

A picture is worth a thousand words.

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Here is a screencap of the problem:
by a_p3rson / August 19, 2012 4:56 AM PDT
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Picture
by mchainmchain / August 20, 2012 7:34 AM PDT

Picture does show a difference in the position of the program icon in the menu list. It is centered, unlike the other two above and below. Do not see a difference in font type or size here. Nothing to fix.

As long as the shortcut link works as it should, you should be good to go.

IMO, I would leave this alone. If it isn't broke, don't fix it. You could break something else and be in a far worse situation. Computer repairs can run hundreds of dollars, so... Are you ready to do that?

Back up all important files just in case. This should be done routinely in case of disaster where the computer will not boot into Windows.

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Here is a BETTER screencap
by a_p3rson / August 20, 2012 11:00 AM PDT
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Narrower select box entry
by mchainmchain / August 21, 2012 4:15 AM PDT

Appears to be normal. It does appear the first box highlighted is not as tall as the second link highlighted.

Shared Folder Synchronization is a link to more than one right-click option, whereas the second, Graphics Properties, is nested by itself.

Tinkering with settings is not recommended here. If it works fine.... Just checking, any malware symptoms or other issues on your system recently?

Really not sure if there is a problem here.

Microsoft Engineers are known to visit this site if you think this is still a problem: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us

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XPost to Microsoft Answers
by a_p3rson / August 24, 2012 1:23 AM PDT

I'll do a xpost to the microsoft answers forum, as this is still a problem. Other submenus of the rightclick menu do not have narrower entries, and it has happened the same way with my "send to bluetooth" option on my other pc. Nonetheless, thanks for your help.

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