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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

09 Oct 2009   #1181
Dejavue

Windows 7
 
 

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Here you go mate, enjoy

cheers

xxrazor
I actually really like the way the pirate looks... Is there a way to add a differnt logo in there? or actually a link that has custom start buttons to look at? Or even a link to see if I can attempt to put my student photoshop to use and see if I can accomplish making something
Yes you can, with this particular one it has a layer, which entails a glass orb, under that you can replace the image, now if you wish to learn how you can go (Here) or (Here).

Pm me if you need a hand

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Ok, once you start with theme, let me know which one it is, also, please start new post as a How to ?, that way every one will know, i do not want to hijack this thread.

Cheers
xxrazor

Ok your going to have to bare withme for a tad.. I am currently goign to reinstall windows 7 since I caught a weird virus..:\ But I am hoping this one I got froma friend has the themes and support so I will see how it comes out.. It looks pretty promising So I am going to finsih burning it onto my disk and then installign it.. So I will get back to you on what theme I am going to load because I have foudn a really nice one that actually will work really well with your pirate start button.. I appriciate all your help...Its just this virus is eating me up So I will be back in a few hours... Thank you
I new you had a virus, those .dll we spoke of earlier did not make sense, once you have reload W7, reload patch i gave you.

stay in touch,

cheers
xxrazor

Actually I got the virus because someone tried to open a keygen that wasn't really a keygen which caused lots of issues.. Although I am using the original windows 7 I started with so I am going to start from the beginning and do the patch like you said and go from there, I appriciate all of your help razor... Soon as I am done with my school assigment I will do the patching and restore point stuff...


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09 Oct 2009   #1182
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

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Could I request for a start orb that looks like this

SteelFlash Final 100k by =Steel89 on deviantART
This is the closest i can come to re-make that button.
Thanks to xxrazor for helping me with converting
thanks SG
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09 Oct 2009   #1183
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

found these start buttons on my old HDD...

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the startbuttons were inteded for steel flash theme in Vista..
maybe the orbs could be ported to windows 7..

but i don't know what i'm talking about..
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09 Oct 2009   #1184
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
found these start buttons on my old HDD...

Attachment 30907



the startbuttons were inteded for steel flash theme in Vista..
maybe the orbs could be ported to windows 7..

but i don't know what i'm talking about..
Those are really nice mate! They will need converting for it to be used in Windows 7. Let me know if you want a specific one converted?
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09 Oct 2009   #1185
sergiogarcia9

 

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found these start buttons on my old HDD...

Attachment 30907



the startbuttons were inteded for steel flash theme in Vista..
maybe the orbs could be ported to windows 7..

but i don't know what i'm talking about..
Those are really nice mate! They will need converting for it to be used in Windows 7. Let me know if you want a specific one converted?
Pierre, that is not possible The Orbs are EXE files, which i cant unpack, or do anything with (at least not with winrar)
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09 Oct 2009   #1186
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheBull View Post
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found these start buttons on my old HDD...

Attachment 30907



the startbuttons were inteded for steel flash theme in Vista..
maybe the orbs could be ported to windows 7..

but i don't know what i'm talking about..
Those are really nice mate! They will need converting for it to be used in Windows 7. Let me know if you want a specific one converted?
I would really appreciate it if you converted the "standby" and the "orange" button
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09 Oct 2009   #1187
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheBull View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
found these start buttons on my old HDD...

Attachment 30907



the startbuttons were inteded for steel flash theme in Vista..
maybe the orbs could be ported to windows 7..

but i don't know what i'm talking about..
Those are really nice mate! They will need converting for it to be used in Windows 7. Let me know if you want a specific one converted?
Pierre, that is not possible The Orbs are EXE files, which i cant unpack, or do anything with (at least not with winrar)
yeah.. the files automatically extracts and replaces .dll files for changing the theme in vista.. i don't know how to unpack them too
i tried restorator but i didn't see any bitmaps or any other images
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09 Oct 2009   #1188
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Aha...my apologies! I just looked at the Jpeg file in the zip. Didn't check any further. Let me know if you find a way!
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09 Oct 2009   #1189
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

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Aha...my apologies! I just looked at the Jpeg file in the zip. Didn't check any further. Let me know if you find a way!

I think I found out a way to extract the bitmaps from the executables..

It seems we need this file

SteelFlash 100k.zip

Now after downloading the steel flash100k.msstyle
put the start button executable of your choice together with the steel flash100k.msstyle inside the same folder... after doing so.. open the steel flash100k.msstyle using restorator.. and under the image tree go to 471 475 479 to locate the start button images..


NOTE: the images are in PNG.. so I think they won't work with windows 7 ? since windows 7 use BMP ?

err...
I don't know what I'm talking about again..


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09 Oct 2009   #1190
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheBull View Post
Aha...my apologies! I just looked at the Jpeg file in the zip. Didn't check any further. Let me know if you find a way!

I think I found out a way to extract the bitmaps from the executables..

It seems we need this file

Attachment 30927

Now after downloading the steel flash100k.msstyle
put the start button executable of your choice together with the steel flash100k.msstyle inside the same folder... after doing so.. open the steel flash100k.msstyle using restorator.. and under the image tree go to 471 475 479 to locate the start button images..


NOTE: the images are in PNG.. so I think they won't work with windows 7 ? since windows 7 use BMP ?

err...
I don't know what I'm talking about again..
They just need to be converted
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