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Windows 7: Start Menu Button - Change

23 Oct 2009   #50


I have a 64 bit operating system though:

"and not C:\Windows\SysWOW64\explorer.exe (for those running x64)"

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23 Oct 2009   #51


I tried it with the other explorer also, same results. Currently on my guest account.. gonna start recovery n maybe have a go at it tomorrow... seems like soon as i touch explorer.exe it all goes to hell.. "no such interface" or somethin like that, missing firefox links... all my programs wont open, can only open task manager from ctrl alt del... no fun at allllllll
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23 Oct 2009   #52

win7 ultimate rtm x64
Get back to normal

I am running a dual boot and I change the backup back to the explorer.exe and delete the modified file from vista after running install ownership reg file. Hope that helps. I have found a file that I can change and it works properly, I will try to upload a link later but it is hit and miss as far as which images work . I still have not found a consistent solution.
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23 Oct 2009   #53

Dual Boot

I am dual booting linux, have to give that a shot next time.... Wouldn't be the first time ubuntu has saved me..

.... "after running install ownership reg file."
are you referring to the "shortcut" to taking ownership? (i have had little luck with)
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23 Oct 2009   #54

Windows 7 x64 Bit

isnt there a program or a script to do this? After all is just an image replacement
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23 Oct 2009   #55


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dridzz View Post
isnt there a program or a script to do this? After all is just an image replacement
Not yet, but we got someone working on it
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24 Oct 2009   #56


This is messing with my head. So i basically had the GREAT idea, copy explorer to the desktop.. make my changes.. go into linux... swap the files.. works great cool / doesn't swap them back no biggie.. AND THEEEEN... so i copied the explorer to my desktop.. opened it with restorator... **Poof** go to open photoshop. nothing, hmm maybe task manager "no such interface supported".. ! without even touching the explorer in my windows folder ! ....

so.. any ideas whats going on here?

... maybe something with restorator? any suggestions on an alternative?

.... one more restore and i might just snap.

...... was commenting on a thread earlier that was similar to this.. problems with explorer.exe.. the guy goes on to say that it was a problem with the regs.... maybe the same thing goin on here?

as far as programs go.. if i try to open it directly there are no dice, if i "open something with" a program... works every time) someone hassss to have an idea whats goin on here..
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28 Oct 2009   #57

Windows 7 Home Premium

Has anyone got the windows7 beta orb that one with the crispier shine?
Finally found it!
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28 Oct 2009   #58

win 7

yep. having the same problem with the button for win 64 bit pro. Wont let me alter the name for explorer.exe in windows folder (not syswow)
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29 Oct 2009   #59

Windows 7 build 7600

nice tutorial..i'll try it..
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