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Windows 7: Custom Start Menu Button Collection

28 Nov 2011   #871
Unrealmaster287

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
Which program is that you are trying to save it as a bmp in?

It is supposed to be black on the 1st 1 and white on the 2nd. The very first orb had a black glare.
I mean when i save the image from ie9 as a bitmap there is no alpha layer!
That is how you get the picture (right click save as) right?


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28 Nov 2011   #872
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

Saving the image in an other format rather than it's original doesn't really make sense, since it is not converted to bmp like that.
Here is a native bmp, try this one
I had to zip it because the uploader said the file is invalid..


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File Type: zip Halo ONI orb 125 02.zip (7.4 KB, 59 views)
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28 Nov 2011   #873
Unrealmaster287

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
Saving the image in an other format rather than it's original doesn't really make sense, since it is not converted to bmp like that.
Here is a native bmp, try this one
I had to zip it because the uploader said the file is invalid..
loooooooooooool i thought it was natively bmp but the thing allowed to save as png hence the file type drop down
Thanks
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29 Nov 2011   #874
ZaLiTH

Win 10 x64 Pro x64 / Ubuntu 15.10 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
The orb changer creates an exe file in %windir% (forgot the name), and every time you start the computer it runs it as a replacement of the orb.
(I hated that an extra process is running so i tweaked explorer.exe and deleted the waste exe with the orb)
That extra exe (expstart.exe) that Kishan's Start Orb Changer creates is used to alter the resources of 'explorer.exe' in memory instead of editing the physical file. It's a fail-safe for Windows Updates, if explorer.exe gets replaced for any reason (update, SFC, anti-virus scan, etc) then you won't have to re-apply your custom start orb. Personally I think that should be an option in the application, and I think I have suggested it to Kishan before, but I haven't checked recently to see if he's decided to do that yet or not.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Unrealmaster287 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
Saving the image in an other format rather than it's original doesn't really make sense, since it is not converted to bmp like that.
Here is a native bmp, try this one
I had to zip it because the uploader said the file is invalid..
loooooooooooool i thought it was natively bmp but the thing allowed to save as png hence the file type drop down
Thanks
By default Windows uses a 32-bit BMP (RGBA), the Alpha channel determines transparency when it's applied as a Start Orb. Many apps (Start Orb Changer included if I remember correctly) will allow you to use other image formats, but you're less likely to have problems with applying a Start Orb that was saved in 32-bit BMP format to start with.
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29 Nov 2011   #875
Unrealmaster287

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
Saving the image in an other format rather than it's original doesn't really make sense, since it is not converted to bmp like that.
Here is a native bmp, try this one
I had to zip it because the uploader said the file is invalid..
Thank you so much again speed for helping me out yet again !!!!!!
The orbs you designed were beautifully and professional looking and every one (my friends :P) liked them


Im going for the HALO ONI style PC so i replaced all wallpaper (logon aswell), start orbs, profile pic, systems properties etc..

:O apparently my laptop was made by the United nations space command the must have gotten they address mixed up :P
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01 Dec 2011   #876
delamix

32 windows 7 x86
 
 

Angels God orb and images


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Custom Start Menu Button Collection-happy-angel.png Custom Start Menu Button Collection-2-20hp-20angl.jpg Custom Start Menu Button Collection-3-20md-20angl.jpg 
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02 Dec 2011   #877
Unrealmaster287

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
aperture science!

Hey guys,
I would like to request a start orb.
Could some one please create an aperture laboratories logo start orb
please could you make it so it uses the 3d logos not those cheap 2 2d black and white logos
some logos that you might create it from:

Custom Start Menu Button Collection-51276.jpg
Custom Start Menu Button Collection-46940.jpg

PS: Dont include text :P just the logo
Please feel free to use any other logo that you may like

Thank you so much guys, i would do this myself but i am in the middle of IGCSE mock examinations and i care about my A*'s so i have not time :P


Thanks in advance


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03 Dec 2011   #878
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Unrealmaster287 View Post
Hey guys,
I would like to request a start orb.
Could some one please create an aperture laboratories logo start orb
please could you make it so it uses the 3d logos not those cheap 2 2d black and white logos
some logos that you might create it from:

Attachment 186449
Attachment 186450

PS: Dont include text :P just the logo
Please feel free to use any other logo that you may like

Thank you so much guys, i would do this myself but i am in the middle of IGCSE mock examinations and i care about my A*'s so i have not time :P


Thanks in advance
Give me a few minutes

Congrats on the badge!
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03 Dec 2011   #879
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

What are your thoughts?

Custom Start Menu Button Collection-aperture-start-orb-01.png Custom Start Menu Button Collection-aperture-start-orb-02.png


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03 Dec 2011   #880
Unrealmaster287

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
What are your thoughts?

Attachment 186523 Attachment 186524
Hey,
thanks for congratulating me on the badge i just noticed ;P
Sorry i was not able to respond earlier i outside
Anyway.........
WOW, they look amazing, im serious they DO! thank you very much !
but (as usual) there is another request
For the one with the red orb as pressed could you make the hover icon open (like still yellow but open like you did with the other blue one)

Second for the one withe the yellow as thee pressed, could you try to make that "open as well"

Fianlly could you upload them as .png as well as .bmp with the alpha layer, this part is not really begged for, but if you can include the .bmp as well as the .png if you like


Again THANK YOU SO MUTCH!
im going to say it on tape so everyone can listen to it a 100 time a day - cave
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