A very limited number of tweaking tools were available for Windows XP and Vista. But everything changed with the release of Windows 7 and its success. No less than hundred free tools are available for download to customize and tweak Windows 7. And we have already reviewed most of these tools here.
Just like any other tweaking tool, Sunrise Seven tweaking tool lets you play around hundreds of Windows settings from one place. The tool sports a simple yet easy-to-use two-pane user interface. Tweaks are neatly listed under eight different categories.
With Sunrise Seven you can tweak and fine tune UAC settings, security settings, OEM information, explorer, taskbar and start menu.
Here are some useful tweaks available in Sunrise Seven:
# Remove shortcut suffix for new shortcuts
# Enable administrator account
# Turn off UAC for admin accounts
# Change taskbar appearance
# Enable/disable secure desktop
# Change menu speed and taskbar thumbnail preview speed
# Disable/enable Task Manager, Control Panel, Registry Editor and Command Prompt
# Change taskbar thumbnail size
# Set an independent color for taskbar
# Add various Windows programs to desktop context menu
# Customize Start orb/button appearance
# Customize Start menu width
It lets you create a system restore point before making changes. Most of the tweaks available in Sunrise Seven are present in other popular tweaking tools as well. The ability to customize the Start menu by changing the default width is one feature that makes this tool worth a try.
You might also like to read our list of 55 best free tweaking tools for Windows 7 and also 25 tools to tweak and customize Windows 7 article. And if you would love to customize Windows 7 even before putting in on computer, check out these 5 free to tweak and customize Windows 7 installation setup.