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Windows 7: A couple of questions

22 Mar 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Prisoner View Post
Well, you need to make a copy of the executable first, then you need to be on an administrator account.
Right click the program, select Properties, go to Security, select your account name. Hit edit, and then a popup with checkboxes should pop up. Check the box next to "Full control"

As for the start menu, taskbar textures, etc. It won't work. With the multiple distributions of Windows 7, they put those resources in different parts of the shell. You would probably have to make 5 or six variations of the same script (which would include a few weeks of searching for the determined) in order to do it. I suggest not.
Thanks. I figured it out.

Aww. There's no easy way of customizing windows. =(

Are there any good free-ware programs that can modify all these things; using a pre-set file made by me?

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22 Mar 2010   #12

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

Don't believe so. Else this customization forum would be all over it.
And as you said, when it comes to the deeper things, Windows is very hard to customize. Especially remotely through a script.. O_o
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