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Nov 15, 2006 | 5:26 AM EST

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There is an interactive version of this (by me) here (remove all spaces in the URL!): http://www.newgrounds.com /portal/view/353610

This is a hack to change the word "Start" on your Windows XP computer to something else.
(EDIT!: I fixed the audio sync error!)

You can get Resource Hacker here: http://www.angusj.com/res ourcehacker/
You can get Process Explorer here: http://www.microsoft.com/ technet/sysinternals/util ities/ProcessExplorer.msp x

(NG puts spaces into URLs, so if the URLs don't work, look for and remove spaces.)

Disclaimer!!: This hack requires you to change a file that comes with your computer and is a CRITICAL component for the proper operation of your computer! Please attempt at your own risk, I do not offer any warranty of any kind. If you are secure in your abilities to hack a CRITICAL component of your computer, please try this, its neat! It adds some extra personality to your computer!

Note: Please submit this to the Windows Collection please! Thankies! :-D

Reviews


mnelawarmnelawar

Rated 3 / 5 stars

sweet

i tried it and it diddnt work


jpoke89 responds:

I'm sorry, but I don't know what to tell you, other than make sure something (anti-virus, spyware scanner, or other security application) isn't preventing it from changing, and also, if your not using a Windows Default skin, it won't work (For instance if your using StyleXP or Window Blinds.)
Thanks for the review.


SnowmanSnowman

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Does That work

does that work every xp, or just media center (like yoiu were using)


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jpoke89 responds:

s far as I know, all XP versions, because MCE is professional with a pretty skin and a fancy (HAHA) media player.
Thanks for the review.


godirlyneedanamegodirlyneedaname

Rated 5 / 5 stars

nice

hey i think it would be good if you change it to go beacuase u will have more space in the task trey


jpoke89 responds:

Lol, well, I just chose Hello world because thats the big computer thing to write. Search Hello World on Wikipedia, I'm sure you will get info on it. Thanks for the review.
~Justin (jpoke89)


andrew02111andrew02111

Rated 5 / 5 stars

AWESOME!!!

WOW i didnt think that would actually work but it did! I changed the start button to windows xp. thanks man that is awesome!


jpoke89 responds:

No problem, glad to help! thanks for the review!
~Justin (jpoke89)


robinhoedrobinhoed

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Good But

It did'nt work
i have read the reviews about how a anit virus program fucks it up.
Then i shutted down all my anti virus and it still doesn't work
but itdoes work if you save it on your desktop and then just kill explorer and reboot from your desktop though
thanks for the tool


jpoke89 responds:

No problem!
~jpoke89 (Justin)