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Windows 7: Start Orb won't change.

20 Mar 2010   #11
Guntmeister

Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit)
 
 

Good eye derekimo. Looks like OP is running from inside winrar. That won't work.


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20 Mar 2010   #12
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Guntmeister View Post
Good eye derekimo. Looks like OP is running from inside winrar. That won't work.
That's what it looked like to me, I can't understand why it doesn't work for him.
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21 Mar 2010   #13
Prisoner

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
 
 

It won't work because the program requires "r.exe" (Resource Hacker, just renamed) in order to edit Explorer. You need r.exe and the start orb changer program in the same directory for it to work.

EDIT: Just re-read. Sorry. -slaps head-

Still dunno why it wouldn't work. Did you try extracting everything? Including the example orbs folder and the website link?
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21 Mar 2010   #14
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

He Just released a 2.0 version, see if that helps you out. After you unzip it go to properties and unblock it then run as admin, so you don't get the warning message.

Win 7 Start Button Changer 2.0 by ~Kishan-Bagaria on deviantART
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21 Mar 2010   #15
DanFriday

Windows 7 (64bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
He Just released a 2.0 version, see if that helps you out. After you unzip it go to properties and unblock it then run as admin, so you don't get the warning message.

Win 7 Start Button Changer 2.0 by ~Kishan-Bagaria on deviantART
Tried it and start orb still wont change but my icons do as you can see in the 2nd pic

Before attempting start orb change:


After attempting start orb change:
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21 Mar 2010   #16
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

I don't know if this makes a difference but do you have a custom theme or windowblinds installed? Does your taskbar disappear and then come back?
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21 Mar 2010   #17
DanFriday

Windows 7 (64bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
I don't know if this makes a difference but do you have a custom theme or windowblinds installed? Does your taskbar disappear and then come back?
Yes, I have a custom theme. My taskbar dosnt disappear but the icons do.
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21 Mar 2010   #18
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

That's part of the problem, Your taskbar should disappear, that's what changes it by killing explorer and then restarting it.
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21 Mar 2010   #19
DanFriday

Windows 7 (64bit)
 
 

Thanks everyone for your help. I finally was able to change orb using StartOrbz v1.0a.
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21 Mar 2010   #20
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

You're Welcome, At least you got it. I would've like to know why the other one didn't work though.
Glad you got it though buddy.
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