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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

09 Feb 2010   #1821
oh gosh

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Forgive me for asking a newbie question, but this thread is too large to go all the way through. I have a PNG/ICO file that I'd like to use as my start button (it would be the same all the time, so I don't need different versions for hovered on/clicked on).

What exactly do I need to do to get it in a BMP I can use? It's totally black, on a transparent background, so...


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09 Feb 2010   #1822
omegatron

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 & x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dying4004 View Post
where to get these wallpapers from? cheers
Top: http://www.mobiuscophoto.com/model-g...delvar=Jillian

Bottom: Doutzen Kroes by ~attila0427 on deviantART
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09 Feb 2010   #1823
omegatron

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 & x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oh gosh View Post
Forgive me for asking a newbie question, but this thread is too large to go all the way through. I have a PNG/ICO file that I'd like to use as my start button (it would be the same all the time, so I don't need different versions for hovered on/clicked on).

What exactly do I need to do to get it in a BMP I can use? It's totally black, on a transparent background, so...
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09 Feb 2010   #1824
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oh gosh View Post
Forgive me for asking a newbie question, but this thread is too large to go all the way through. I have a PNG/ICO file that I'd like to use as my start button (it would be the same all the time, so I don't need different versions for hovered on/clicked on).

What exactly do I need to do to get it in a BMP I can use? It's totally black, on a transparent background, so...
Welcome oh gosh,

If you are just trying to convert your image to BMP, You can try this site,
Online Image Converter - Convert BMP, JPG(JPEG), PNG, GIF or ICO Files for Free#
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10 Feb 2010   #1825
xxrazor

Dual Boot 7600 RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Testiculitis View Post
Also could someone make me a mozilla firefox start orb.... i have been trying myself and can't figure it out. Thanks

Ask and your shall receive, please rep if you like

Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-firefox-orb.jpg

Firefox orb.zip

cheers
xxrazor


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10 Feb 2010   #1826
mawerick

Win7 64bit
 
 

I would be greatly appreciat if someone can make a start orb using one of this images:


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Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-partizan.jpg Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-partizan1.jpg 
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11 Feb 2010   #1827
xxrazor

Dual Boot 7600 RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxrazor View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Testiculitis View Post
Also could someone make me a mozilla firefox start orb.... i have been trying myself and can't figure it out. Thanks

Ask and your shall receive, please rep if you like

Attachment 53242

Attachment 53243

cheers
xxrazor
Here is another

Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-firefox-orb3.jpg

Firefox orb3.zip

cheers
xxrazor


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12 Feb 2010   #1828
xxrazor

Dual Boot 7600 RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mawerick View Post
I would be greatly appreciat if someone can make a start orb using one of this images:

Here is one

Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-partizan1.jpg

partizan.zip

cheers
xxrazor


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12 Feb 2010   #1829
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Can someone make these into a start button, Thanks.


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Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-bio.jpg Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-images.jpg 
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12 Feb 2010   #1830
mawerick

Win7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxrazor View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mawerick View Post
I would be greatly appreciat if someone can make a start orb using one of this images:

Here is one

Attachment 53677

Attachment 53678

cheers
xxrazor

Thanks a lot.
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