You may have observed when ever you installed a new program in your Computer in Windows 7, Windows will highlight showing newly installed program on the start menu.If you feel this as a discomfort you can stop Win7 from highlighting newly installed programs on start menu.
Stopping Windows 7 from highlighting newly installed programs on Start menu
1.Right click on the Win7’s taskbar and click Properties
2.In the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties window click Start Menu tab and click Customize Scroll down and uncheck Highlight newly installed programs.
3.Click Ok to save changes.