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Windows 7: Taskbar/Start orb customization?

21 Apr 2011   #1

 
 
Taskbar/Start orb customization?

Hi all,

Can anyone think of any software that can customize the taskbar so that I can have larger start orbs?

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As you can see from the image, I would like to enable longer start orbs but cannot for the life of me find any


Thanks




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21 Apr 2011   #2

 
 

There might be some help for you in these tutorials:
Start Menu Button - Change
Customize Your Windows 7 Start Menu Button
How to Create Custom Start Orb Image

And check this thread, as well:
StartOrbz Genuine Creations
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21 Apr 2011   #3

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Have a look at this it was made by one of our members StartOrbz v3.1.a by ~Blizo on deviantART
I just tried it with a 100 pixel by 100 pixel image and got this.
I use small icons to.
Jerry


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21 Apr 2011   #4

 
 

thanks guys, I'll have a look
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21 Apr 2011   #5

 
 

Ok, StartOrbz is cool but it only applies to the hover state...

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As you can see from the 1st pic, the ears are cut off but when you hover the mouse (pic 2) the whole image is present. I'd prefer that the whole image be present at all times


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