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Windows 7: Application to change your start orb

10 Feb 2010   #31
ben71r

Windows 7 x32
 
 

This program is awesome! Thanx!


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11 Feb 2010   #32
Avenger20

Windows 7 X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
I get an error when trying to import some orbs:

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lil' Domii View Post
This just doesn't work! I get that error, i press continue , but the browse window just stays up, and the 'close explorer' button just stays greyed out
Any help guys?
I was having this error aswell so incase anyone else has it you need to goto Windows 7 Start Orb Changer's properties and unblock the program and run as admin. also there should only be 3 things in the folder, the sample orb's folder. r. and the orb changer program. i did the above and it worked for me
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11 Feb 2010   #33
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

If I change the ORB to something another, how can I get the original one back ?
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11 Feb 2010   #34
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

If you made a backup (there is an option in the program) you can navigate to C:\Windows\ and underneath all the folders you should find an application with the explorer icon named "explorer_backup". Just rename this to "explorer.exe". Close the explorer.exe process in task manager, and start a new task named "explorer.exe". That will bring up the original explorer settings.
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11 Feb 2010   #35
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
If I change the ORB to something another, how can I get the original one back ?
Just in case you didn't make a backup of the original start orb. Here it is.


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11 Feb 2010   #36
scoopeeedoo

 
 

You, guys, with all your cool little things, would finally make me abandon my so-loved Windowblinds!!!
Well, i get this so, for the day i'll change my mind...
Maybe i should start another user account, just for fun, and then decide the best way for me...
Anyway, Thx SG9 & Mr Grim for this and all the rest!!!
Greetings to you all...
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26 Feb 2010   #37
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

I have this working on 64 bit but it will not work on my 32 bit desktop I tried both old & new program I have tried running as administrator It's shows the change in the preview window & it restarts explorer I think the screen blinks & the taskbar go's away & comes back. Any ideas
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27 Feb 2010   #38
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
I have this working on 64 bit but it will not work on my 32 bit desktop I tried both old & new program I have tried running as administrator It's shows the change in the preview window & it restarts explorer I think the screen blinks & the taskbar go's away & comes back. Any ideas
Check the permissions for the Explorer.exe and also the attributes
anyway, how is the peace start orb i made for you ?
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27 Feb 2010   #39
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gladson1976 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
I have this working on 64 bit but it will not work on my 32 bit desktop I tried both old & new program I have tried running as administrator It's shows the change in the preview window & it restarts explorer I think the screen blinks & the taskbar go's away & comes back. Any ideas
Check the permissions for the Explorer.exe and also the attributes
anyway, how is the peace start orb i made for you ?
Thanks for the orb now I am using StartOrbz by ~Blizo on deviantART so I made a new one.
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28 Feb 2010   #40
Avenger20

Windows 7 X64
 
 

curious if this replaces the start orb how is it that mine reverted to the default randomly?
also i thought of a cool orb a planet that starts to explode when you drag the mouse over it and explodes when you click it. just a ramble from me
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