If you want to make taskbar and start menu transparent in Windows 7, you can try to use Taskbar Transizer. This is a very simple application that does its job straightforwardly. Run the program and use the sliderrs to set the transparency level for Windows start menu and taskbar. One thing to note is that the program also makes the system tray transparent as you pull the slider to make the taskbar transparent. You can the result immediately on your taskbar and start menu so it will be easy for you to decide how much transparency level you want for both.
Taskbar Transizer is a freeware developed by opxbit and the download link can be found in Softpedia website. Beside Windows 7, this program also works with Windows XP.Tags: windows 7 taskbar, windows start menu, windows taskbar