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Windows 7: Custom Start Menu Button Collection

20 May 2012   #991

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aakshat View Post
you have downloded the zip file not the atatched image rite?
coz the orb is in the zip file. try it then tell me if it works or not. then we will look further solutions.
yeah i downloaded and extracted the zip but your ribbons have a trasnparent background and the other ones have a black background i tried adding a black layer in ps but it still wouldnt show up....

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20 May 2012   #992

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Strange! that orb is working perfect for me see in the SS.
And don't try to edit or something or the pixels could got
messed up. you can still apply it as a start orb
even it have transparent background that doesn't matter.

What program you are using to apply the orb.?
try this one I've attached.


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File Type: zip Windows 7 Start Orb Changer.zip (664.3 KB, 74 views)
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20 May 2012   #993

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aakshat View Post
Strange! that orb is working perfect for me see in the SS.
And don't try to edit or something or the pixels could got
messed up. you can still apply it as a start orb
even it have transparent background that doesn't matter.

What program you are using to apply the orb.?
try this one I've attached.
its called w7sbc. i tried it with the one you posted and it works but after i get a fialed to update BITMAP 6801:24. i did a restart and the orb was still the same and i keep getting the error

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/80505191/Untitled.png
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20 May 2012   #994

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Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aakshat View Post
Strange! that orb is working perfect for me see in the SS.
And don't try to edit or something or the pixels could got
messed up. you can still apply it as a start orb
even it have transparent background that doesn't matter.

What program you are using to apply the orb.?
try this one I've attached.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saul1991 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aakshat View Post
Strange! that orb is working perfect for me see in the SS.
And don't try to edit or something or the pixels could got
messed up. you can still apply it as a start orb
even it have transparent background that doesn't matter.

What program you are using to apply the orb.?
try this one I've attached.
its called w7sbc. i tried it with the one you posted and it works but after i get a fialed to update BITMAP 6801:24. i did a restart and the orb was still the same and i keep getting the error

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/80505191/Untitled.png
The problem isn't with the application that you're using, it's the fact that the start orbs have been saved as PNGs, not BMPs Open up the PSD again but this time save it as a bitmap (.BMP) file.
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20 May 2012   #995

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saul1991 View Post
its called w7sbc. i tried it with the one you posted and it works but after i get a fialed to update BITMAP 6801:24. i did a restart and the orb was still the same and i keep getting the error
Sounds like you're using the right program, but you may need to run it as admin to work properly... Try right-click > Run as Administrator. If you have UAC enabled, you should get a UAC prompt asking for permission first.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tom982 View Post
The problem isn't with the application that you're using, it's the fact that the start orbs have been saved as PNGs, not BMPs Open up the PSD again but this time save it as a bitmap (.BMP) file.
W7SBC should still work with PNGs, I haven't tried it myself, but I think Kishan did include logic to use PNG files for the source image in the application..

Still, having said that, a 32-bit BMP with all four RGBA channels (Red, Green, Blue, Alpha) would be the best bet.
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20 May 2012   #996

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hit the small arrow at the bottem right and it will expand. then chuse the second option that says "Replace by editing resorces"
try it and tell if it works.
if it dint just tell i will reply after about 6-8 hours coz i have some impotrant work to to. sory for not helping this time
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20 May 2012   #997

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ZaLiTH View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saul1991 View Post
its called w7sbc. i tried it with the one you posted and it works but after i get a fialed to update BITMAP 6801:24. i did a restart and the orb was still the same and i keep getting the error
Sounds like you're using the right program, but you may need to run it as admin to work properly... Try right-click > Run as Administrator. If you have UAC enabled, you should get a UAC prompt asking for permission first.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tom982 View Post
The problem isn't with the application that you're using, it's the fact that the start orbs have been saved as PNGs, not BMPs Open up the PSD again but this time save it as a bitmap (.BMP) file.
W7SBC should still work with PNGs, I haven't tried it myself, but I think Kishan did include logic to use PNG files for the source image in the application..

Still, having said that, a 32-bit BMP with all four RGBA channels (Red, Green, Blue, Alpha) would be the best bet.
I renamed to. Bmp but it made the background white and when I applied it, it was off centered I'm just going to use the first one another member posted
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20 May 2012   #998

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aakshat View Post
Hit the small arrow at the bottem right and it will expand. then chuse the second option that says "Replace by editing resorces"
try it and tell if it works.
if it dint just tell i will reply after about 6-8 hours coz i have some impotrant work to to. sory for not helping this time
I tried it gave me another error and it reboot my laptop and when I sign in all I get is a black screen with just the mouse pointer. Am I going to have to press f11 and erase everything in the laptop? I can sign it but after it just shows a blackscredn
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20 May 2012   #999

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hay Tom. Hi ZaLiTh .
I am using the app that i have uploded on the above post. and the prb file in png format. i am using it for atleast 8-9 months and i nva face any problm ( it gives error with"replace by memory" but not with "by resorces)
But the main point is if i can apply png files as start orb then why he cant with the same app?
its so strange.
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20 May 2012   #1000

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by saul1991 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aakshat View Post
Hit the small arrow at the bottem right and it will expand. then chuse the second option that says "Replace by editing resorces"
try it and tell if it works.
if it dint just tell i will reply after about 6-8 hours coz i have some impotrant work to to. sory for not helping this time
I tried it gave me another error and it reboot my laptop and when I sign in all I get is a black screen with just the mouse pointer
Dude dont try that app because i dont want to be the cause of your system crash down.
i dont know why it is not working for you. for me it is working smoothly with no error.
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