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Windows XP Start Hack

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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


nice hack and all

But Ijesuschrist is right... You do one thing wrong and your experience on windows is screwed and then its off to crashing windows you go.. No thx... I still gave you a passing score though cause its cool...

jpoke89 responds:

Lol, thanks, thats your prerogative, and I can see why you wouldn't want to do it, because you can screw up explorer if you don't know what your doing. I totally understand! Thanks for the review!


cuz it will screw your computer up if u don't do it fast

kinda dumb

i thought its a parody but its worth watchin

jpoke89 responds:

Oh, uhm, no sorry. lol

No preloader

You should have really put a preloader on that. it takes ages to load on my comp, and other people i knows pcs as well and probably the minority who are still on dial-up too.

jpoke89 responds:

Sorry, It didn't dawn on me to put one in at the time. I no longer have the .fla, so I can't put one in. Thanks for the review.


Gratz for finding that out but that isn't hacking.

jpoke89 responds:

Yes, it is. Altering something to function as it was not supposed to is hacking. Which is usually legal. Getting into and modifying or obtaining information from a remote PC without authentication or permission is cracking. Cracking is almost 100% illegal.

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3.44 / 5.00

Nov 15, 2006
5:26 AM EST