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Windows 7: How to change the back/forward buttons of windows 7?

05 Jul 2010   #1
xZephyrx

 
 
How to change the back/forward buttons of windows 7?

Hi, I managed to apply a windows 7 theme however the back/forward buttons of the explorer did not change. How do i change these? I remember in windows xp there was a styler program, is there something similar to that for windows 7??


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05 Jul 2010   #2
Arc

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Hello and welcome aboard, xZephyrx
Styler does not support the windows versions above XP

So you may do one thing . If your theme download contains any file named explorerframe.dll. you may replace the default with it. But the task is not as easy as the styler did in xp, but a bit tough .

First, Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup (if there is any trouble, you may restore it easily).

Now , take ownership (Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums) of your existing explorerframe.dll (in C:\Windows\System32), rename it to something like exploreframe.old, paste the supplied one in the location, and restart your computer.

You may try it, if you dont forget the backup factor
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