Solved

To change the Text of Start

Posted on 2000-03-21
9
174 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
I want to change the text of the "Start", written on the start menu.
help me out of this problem.
0
Comment
Question by:shahusman
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • +1
9 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:gooberis
Comment Utility
Backup your explorer.exe and open the original with a HEX-editor. Search for "53 00 74 00 61 00 72 00 74" HEX. Maybe you've already guessed this is the word "Start" with a binary zero between every char. It's five or six times in this file, and you have to change everyone. It must be 5 chars! If you only need four or less, don't delete anything, but replace with blanks!
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:1cell
Comment Utility
check this out, the cmoplete how to!

http://www.annoyances.org/cgi-bin/ce-showtopic/004_029
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Slimjim
Comment Utility
And still another possibiliity:
Go to  www.shellcity.com then go to its alphabetic index.  Go to Eppiedesktop, go to the site, and download the program that will allow you to change START and the start button to something else.  You can use a bitmap from among those on the site, or you can design your own.  I especially like the colorful button with the word GO on it, but you can pick or create your own.  
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:1cell
Comment Utility
where's the alphabetical index???
you got me interested but I can't find it.
0
Want to promote your upcoming event?

Attending an event? Speaking at a conference? Or exhibiting at a tradeshow? Easily inform your contacts by using a promotional banner in your email signature. This will ensure your organization’s most important contacts are in the know.

 

Expert Comment

by:Slimjim
Comment Utility
My apologies.  That should have been:
www.shellcity.net    When you get there scroll down a shortway, click on E, and you are on your way.  
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
tafederek earned 50 total points
Comment Utility
Use http://home.clara.net/doczaf/startbtn.zip which tells you how to change the text.
http://members.tripod.com/~JackSen/mostart.zip  You can change the default start menu image.
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:1cell
Comment Utility
I'm not going to take the time to check but I'm assuming you are new here?

0
 

Expert Comment

by:tafederek
Comment Utility
Yes, why?
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:1cell
Comment Utility
Experts here don't post answers to questions unless they are absolutely sure that the advice will answer the question or solve the problem.  Posting an answer locks the question and further delays the questioners solution.  In this case, though your info may be valid, it is no more the "correct answer" than any of the other comments.  Since your comments can be accepted as answers it benefits the questioner to leave his/her question unlocked by only posting comments unless you are absolutely sure you can resolve the issue in your one statement.  If your comment resolves the issue, then the questioner can accept that comment, awarding you the points.  Not trying to be rude, just letting you know what works best.  You should change you answer to a comment in order to unlock the question, allowing others to possibly offer more input.
0

Featured Post

Enabling OSINT in Activity Based Intelligence

Activity based intelligence (ABI) requires access to all available sources of data. Recorded Future allows analysts to observe structured data on the open, deep, and dark web.

Join & Write a Comment

For a variety of reasons, it sometimes makes sense to reboot a Windows-based computer on a regular, perhaps daily basis. This "cures" a lot of ills by resetting processes, flushing caches, refreshing memory, and reestablish network connections. In a…
NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

763 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now