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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.


29 Dec 2009   #1671

Windows 7
 
 

Oh darn.. I forgot to ask and I can't edit my post until a mod approves it for viewing.. sorry.

The icon packs on the first page.. Can I install them all so I can choose which icons I want to use where, or do they work like icon theme packs where I have to use one pack at a time because they replace all of the default icons??

If so, then How do I get the icons themselves to stick off in the system to use as I like?

EDIT:

Also.. I'm stuck. I downloaded a start menu button but have no clue how to install it. It's just a bmp. You see, I do not like to use whole theme sets that other people make (unless I just happen to like everything about it).. I like to pick just the bits I like and apply them.. but I have no clue how to do that with windows 7. Can someone point me in the right direction please?


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29 Dec 2009   #1672

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkPhoenix View Post
Oh darn.. I forgot to ask and I can't edit my post until a mod approves it for viewing.. sorry.

The icon packs on the first page.. Can I install them all so I can choose which icons I want to use where, or do they work like icon theme packs where I have to use one pack at a time because they replace all of the default icons??

If so, then How do I get the icons themselves to stick off in the system to use as I like?
the icon packs replace the system icons by replacing the dll's so you can only use them as a whole set and the black and gold icon pack was done as a request and has no relation to any sort of themes or logo's, if you want to get the icons without installers then visit my site where you find a large range of themes and icons.

Link to my site is in my Sig.
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29 Dec 2009   #1673

Dual Boot 7600 RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkPhoenix View Post
Oh darn.. I forgot to ask and I can't edit my post until a mod approves it for viewing.. sorry.

The icon packs on the first page.. Can I install them all so I can choose which icons I want to use where, or do they work like icon theme packs where I have to use one pack at a time because they replace all of the default icons??

If so, then How do I get the icons themselves to stick off in the system to use as I like?

EDIT:

Also.. I'm stuck. I downloaded a start menu button but have no clue how to install it. It's just a bmp. You see, I do not like to use whole theme sets that other people make (unless I just happen to like everything about it).. I like to pick just the bits I like and apply them.. but I have no clue how to do that with windows 7. Can someone point me in the right direction please?
As for the start button change, try
Start Menu Button - Change

or

How to change your start button. - CreativX

Hope this help
xxrazor
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29 Dec 2009   #1674

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrMcninja View Post
Hi everyone im a huge star wars fan and i would really really appreciate it if someone made a start button out of this image

Thank you in advanced to whoever takes to the time to fulfill my request
How's this one?

Attachment 44272
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxrazor View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DrMcninja View Post
Hi everyone im a huge star wars fan and i would really really appreciate it if someone made a start button out of this image

Thank you in advanced to whoever takes to the time to fulfill my request
Here is my attempt.

Attachment 44301
Attachment 44300

cheers
xxrazor
Mr GRiM, xxrazor, You have my thanks and gratitude. Both start buttons are simply amazing. I have a hard time choosing between them. I appreciate the time and effort you put into this for me, a complete stranger(and noob :P)
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29 Dec 2009   #1675

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i would be masivlly grateful if somone could cut the flames off, and make a start button out of this..


i would do it my self , but im having troubles installing photoshop |;
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29 Dec 2009   #1676

Windows 7
 
 

Thank you Mr Grim and XXRazor.

I have to ask because you guys would be the ones who know. Ya know years ago we had 'Desktop Themes' from Leftside software, and other application suites that let you customize all the components of your XP themes - Has anyone made an all in one suite like that for windows 7 yet?

I have noticed it doesn't seem that custom sounds are popular anymore. I wonder why.
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29 Dec 2009   #1677

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkPhoenix View Post
Thank you Mr Grim and XXRazor.

I have to ask because you guys would be the ones who know. Ya know years ago we had 'Desktop Themes' from Leftside software, and other application suites that let you customize all the components of your XP themes - Has anyone made an all in one suite like that for windows 7 yet?

I have noticed it doesn't seem that custom sounds are popular anymore. I wonder why.
You could try windowblinds.
Stardock.com - Your Edge In Software
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29 Dec 2009   #1678

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

There is a program called Windows Style Builder for windows 7 that lets you build your own themes, I have made a few myself and you can find them on DeviantArt or on my site, link is in my sig.
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29 Dec 2009   #1679

Dual Boot 7600 RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GlobesStudios View Post
i would be masivlly grateful if somone could cut the flames off, and make a start button out of this..


i would do it my self , but im having troubles installing photoshop |;
Hope you like,

Name:  flaming_skull template.jpg
Views: 2055
Size:  31.2 KB
Skull Orb.zip

cheers
xxrazor


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30 Dec 2009   #1680
BWK

 

Can anyone make moving icons? I want to see like the 3 stooges for icons, but I want them moving when I scroll over. Make Curly doing some sort of break dancing, Moe doing the robot and Larry doing something 60's retro...maybe dressed in tie dye firing up a doobie....that kinda stuff would make me poop my pants laughing every time I would scroll over. Heck I would probably sit for hours in amusement scrolling over them.
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