windows taskbar..

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by failurbydesign, Aug 19, 2005.

  1. failurbydesign

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    ok i hate all the windowsblinds programs and what not, but was wondering if there was a way i can chnage the green start button to blue, without a bunch of extra crap..i have WMC 2005 and have the royal theme..i like it a lot..so any ideas?
     
  2. ming

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    it'll cost you a bit of time and knowledge for this but doesn't not require resources like that of WindowBlinds.

    It may cause a bit of a problem with the Windows File Protection though because you'll need to replace Microsoft's UXtheme.dll file with a hacked version (which M$ doesn't like).
    This will then allow you to customise your UI with any themes that you can find in various websites.
     
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    thast way cool, but i have no idea what to do now!
     
  5. Lee

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    Download the patcher and run it, when file protection comes up, give it a 2 minutes then cancel and o.k., reboot and your uxtheme file is patched so you can run third party visual styles and themes.
     
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    cool..thanks!!
     
  8. ming

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    ahh.. yeah,, thats the website.. :p
     
  9. napalmnthemorning

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    Here is a little freeware program that allows you to change the name of the Start button to whatever you want. Kind of fun to mess with. No color change however.

    StartBtn Renamer
     
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    Neowin has the patcher, and also has many very good themes aswell.