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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


SachbirSachbir

Rated 4 / 5 stars May 30, 2009

thumbs up

its good, but i love how wen u go into the folder to change start, below you see like fifty error messages and only one thing that is proper :P


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jpoke89 responds:

All that was was Windows telling me that avast! needed to be updated, my touch pad was disabled (because I was using an external mouse) and that I was on a new residential gateway (new router).


NittramNittram

Rated 4 / 5 stars August 25, 2009

Cool

I will try it... When I am using Windows.


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jpoke89 responds:

Thanks for the review.


TheBeagleTheBeagle

Rated 4 / 5 stars November 15, 2006

Cool hack

Cool hack. I submitted this to windows likes u said. But how did you capture the video?


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jpoke89 responds:

The Screen Capture Utility I used was TechSmith's SnagIt 8.0.1.0 (8.0) and if you Google SnagIt, you can find a free trial on their web site. Thanks for the review!


Soffish117Soffish117

Rated 4 / 5 stars January 20, 2008

wow

Thats pretty cool!!


jpoke89 responds:

I think so! That's why I made it. :)


latrellfglatrellfg

Rated 4 / 5 stars November 30, 2009

thanx

thanks for helping, lol


jpoke89 responds:

Yup, no problem.