Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Start Orb won't change

08 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
Start Orb won't change

This seems to only be a problem with one theme so far, but I can't get the Start Orb to change with this theme.

NEXTlevel port for Win7 by =fediaFedia on deviantART

I took ownership of Explorer, I downloaded the x64 Explorer from the link provided on his deviantART page, replaced the original Explorer with it, and rebooted, but the orb is still the standard Win7 orb. The creator's comment board yielded no answers, so I'm wondering if anyone here has any ideas. Replacing Explorer has worked with other themes but not this one for some reason. If anyone else can give it a try, that'd be great, thanks.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Oct 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello KazeNoKoe,

You might see if you may be able to change the Start button using this.

Start Menu Button - Change

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Start Orb won't change

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Change start orb
Hi I have a problem When I change the Windows start orb via Windows 7 Start Orb Changer v2.6 or manually with Res Hacker (replacing the bitmaps under entries 6801, 6805 and 6809 in explorer.exe), I get the following error on Windows startup: ...
Change the message on start up.How do you change it?
Hi. When I start up my computer,it says "protected by Avast".Its possible that this was there after I first instaled avast a few days after buying and using my computer.This computer had nortons internet security 2012 ipre installed when I bought it in June 2012. I added these after I bought...
System Security
Asus Ai Suite II -is it OK to change Scheduled Start to Windows Start
BASIC INFO I have Windows Ultimate (x64). I use the Asus Suite II supplied with my Asus Asus P8Z68-V Pro Gen3 Motherboard (which I like for fan and temperature monitoring) PROBLEM Ai Suite II always loads BUT "on screen" it is messy during loading because a seemingly AI Suite bar sized...
General Discussion
How can I change the start orb??
I use small icons on the superbar, but I hate that the orb sticks out above the bar. Is there any way to change it without shady 3rd party programs?? Thanks!
General Discussion
services start/stop or change from autostart to demand start
My brand new Dell laptop keeps losing its active window focus. I have tried to pinpoint the problem to a service or startup and did not find anything specific. I am now checking the System logs and I see things like : The Windows Modules Installer Service changes every couple of seconds its...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:14.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App