Hiding the "Start" button manually
Here you will find an information on how to use Hide Master to hide
windows and window's components.
Step 1. Launch Hide Master.
Launch Hide Master (from the directory where the program was installed
to or from Windows main menu). Hide Master icon will appear in the System
Tray. Right-mouse click on it and choose Show main window option in
menu that appeared.
You can also lunch the program by double-clicking on the system tray icon.
If icon did not appear in the system tray, you will need to run the program
with /restore command line parameter.
Step 2. Change manual hiding mode.
Press the Mode button and choose Window controls' hierarchy option.
Step 3. Hide "Start" button.
Choose Shell_TrayWnd option in windows hierarchy tree.
Then choose Button item in the list of windows and window's elements and press the
Look at the place where the "Start" button should be. It disappeared!
Step 4. Restore "Start" button visibility.
To restore visibility choose the same options in the windows hierarchy tree
and list of windows and press the Show button.
You can also access windows and window's elements that were changed in more
comfortable way by using manual hiding stack.
1. Choose Stack tab.
2. Choose the Button element that was hidden earlier from the
manual hiding stack and press the Restore button.
You should now have the "Start" button on it's usual place.