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Win8 orb 'square for Windows 7
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Published: January 9, 2011
Win8 orb (square), a start orb for Windows 7, made in the style of Internet Explorer 9

last version of explorer

explorer.exe for Windows 7 64bits & 32bits (build 7600.16450) included !
Now with the last SP1 versions !
DO NOT USE WITH ANOTHER VERSION of Windows !!

BMP and PNG included


Preview made with :

Windows theme not included : Soft7 2.0 by me

Icons not included : kARÉ by me

Wallpaper not included : bebequ3 by art-styles

Taskbar Drop Shadow by sweatyfish


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HOW TO CHANGE YOUR START ORB :
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Method 1 :
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Use this tool to change the exe : Windows Theme Installer by Kishan-Bagaria


Method 2 :
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add a "take ownership" shortcut to your right-click :)
[link]
and use the old trick by using the task manager, end explorer.exe, then browse and replace :)


Method 3 : (thanks to yayme)
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[link]



Or you can use a resources hacker like ResHacker or Restorator in order to change the picture inside the explorer.exe.

(C:Windowsexplorer.exe)






HOW TO CHANGE ICONS ON THE SUPERBAR :

First, place your shortcut on the desktop, change icon by : right-click > Properties > Change icons > browse..... > OK > OK
only then place this shortcut on the superbar,
and now it works. :)






I hope you like it !


Check my other start orbs
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Comments (49)
anujjangra's avatar
how to download it
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AlexandrePh's avatar
There's a download button on the right of this page, the green arrow ;)

I know deviantArt should change it to make it more visible, you're not the first to ask, but I can't do anything about it myself..
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anujjangra's avatar
how i change/modify my windows 7 as i know only 2 things orb and rainmeter tell me more features like these
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Azerpin|Hobbyist Digital Artist
How To Modify My Icons On The Taskbar Please ! The Method That You Posted i didn't get it :p
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adhyjayadii's avatar
WOW GOOD!!!!
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condedooku's avatar
nice nice!!!
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playforreal's avatar
I cant install the theme with any of the options that you said :S
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xsilverxdark's avatar
You have to right-click the Theme Installer and press 'Run as Administrator'
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AlexandrePh's avatar
The first method work for 64 bits, I'm using it myself :)
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AlexandrePh's avatar
Well, first it's not a theme, it's only the start orb.
And the first method has to work...
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Rose-76's avatar
Need Update on SP1 :heart:
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L-0688|Student Traditional Artist
-AMAZING!
-Do you have it in small size?
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FrancisForward's avatar
Great, like it ;-)
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mishkigammi's avatar
I really like Soft7 2.0 beta 1. I hope Soft7 2.0 and orbs will be for Windows 7 SP1 (7601)
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AlexandrePh's avatar
As soon as the SP1 will officially be released I'll update them for the x64 version, and I'll try to grab an x86 version to update it as well.

Thanks :)
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ultrav0ice's avatar
keep up the good work!
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