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Windows 7: StartOrbz - Start Orb Manager & Creator

25 Feb 2010   #31
dmex

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Blizarro View Post
Ok, I updated the program. A lot of changes made.

StartOrbz by ~Blizo on deviantART
Would you also like code for the new TaskDialog's used in Vista/Win7 instead of using the ancient and ugly MessageBox or msgBox dialogs?


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25 Feb 2010   #32
Blizarro

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I know how to do it. But its buggy. 8 times out of 10 it works. The rest it crashes telling me there is a problem with the taskdialog api. I used MSDN code.
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25 Feb 2010   #33
Blizarro

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post

I dont think its using the right resource offset since it left my Start Icon like this:

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Can you open up your explorere.exe and see if all the bitmaps are there? StartOrbz resized the images to fit THE OTHER images that dont get modded by W7SBC. Thats why my images are way biggger.

I wonder if thery are there but just "blank" images. Please let me know.
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25 Feb 2010   #34
Blizarro

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

So 3 releases later. Any other issues not discussed so far? comments? Requests?

I wish I could see some creations made with StartOrbz!
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25 Feb 2010   #35
dmex

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Blizarro View Post
I know how to do it. But its buggy. 8 times out of 10 it works. The rest it crashes telling me there is a problem with the taskdialog api. I used MSDN code.
If you used the code found on the MSDN site, I posted it, It needs updating but I dont have access.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Blizarro View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post

I dont think its using the right resource offset since it left my Start Icon like this:

Attachment 56082

Can you open up your explorere.exe and see if all the bitmaps are there? StartOrbz resized the images to fit THE OTHER images that dont get modded by W7SBC. Thats why my images are way biggger.

I wonder if thery are there but just "blank" images. Please let me know.
Ill get back to you shortly.
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25 Feb 2010   #36
Blizarro

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dmex View Post
If you used the code found on the MSDN site, I posted it, It needs updating but I dont have access.

Ill get back to you shortly.

Thanks a lot. If you got updated code, then yes I give it a try. I was disappointed I couldnt use it here. Trust me I thought about it. My fix involved reverting back to the old msgbox's when the api failed. Now that was ugly. Got so used to those nice taskdialogs.

Thanks again.
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26 Feb 2010   #37
arkhi

Windows 2000 5.0 Build 2195
 
 

Looks good. Will try this.
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26 Feb 2010   #38
arkhi

Windows 2000 5.0 Build 2195
 
 

First encountered error: changing color gets it stuck to black and it stays there unless you return to home.
2nd: crashed when applying

Other observations: IT'S FREAKING COOL! if it worked :3

Will do more testing and give out more info after I rest first
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26 Feb 2010   #39
sebbie

Windows 7
 
 
Used program worked a treat

[IMG]file:///C:/Users/SEBMCC%7E1/AppData/Local/Temp/moz-screenshot.png[/IMG]Have attached Winrar of the one i've created and is working fine on my machine.
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26 Feb 2010   #40
Blizarro

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by arkhi View Post
First encountered error: changing color gets it stuck to black and it stays there unless you return to home.
2nd: crashed when applying

Other observations: IT'S FREAKING COOL! if it worked :3

Will do more testing and give out more info after I rest first
Thanks!!

To remove the effect, you should be able to "uncheck" the desired effect and it will clear everything out for that effect and reset the image back to normal. When you go back to home page, all im doing is auto unchecking any effects.

About applying. Can you give me system specs? So far I noticed most problems are with x64.

Again thanks for the input.
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