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how to change button in xp-64bit??!!!!!!!

Posted on 2009-04-13
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i can change succesfully in xp 32 bit but not in 64 bit reshacker dont open c:\windows\explorer at all i tried changing  c:\windows\syswow\explorer and  c:\windows\system32\explorer but still it doesnt work once i did it one year back but righ now  i have no idea ;-(
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by:Bindass
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i meant for start button :-)
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by:Pcobiwan
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Do you have reshacker 3.4.0?  That version is specifically listed for Vista 64 bit.
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by:Bindass
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yeah you got it right its 3.4.0.79 pls suggest me which one to choose for xp 64-bit if u have done this already :-)
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by:Bindass
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see its working inside my xp-32 Vm but not on host O.s which is 64-Bit xp-sp2 :-E
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by:Bindass
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i was also googling went through this site :-)....it gal have you done it on any 64-bit machine?
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by:Pcobiwan
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Not at the moment.  I just got my 64 bit set up.  this was helpful in showing me which files to look for though - they are different than the 32-bit ver.
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by:Bindass
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by:breynolds01
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* Be careful, and make sure you have a good backup.  I've never had issued using ResHacker, but there's always that one time...  Your responsible for your system and what you do to it.  With that said:

Download resource hacker from here: http://delphi.icm.edu.pl/ftp/tools/ResHack.zip 

Follow the instructions here: http://www.askvg.com/list-of-vista-system-files-to-be-hacked-using-resource-hacker/  (very good tutorial)

You should be good to go.

-=========== Excerpt From Above URL =====================-
NOTE: If you are facing problems while saving a file after editing in resource hacker, then make sure you have disabled WFP (Windows File Protection) service using WFP Patcher, it can be found in our "Download" section.

Also if you are getting error "Can't create file...", that means you have edited and saved the same file in past and there is a backup file which need to be deleted before saving this file again. Go to the folder containing this file and you'll see a similar file having "_original" in its name. Delete it and try to save the file in resource hacker.

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In this tutorial, I'll tell you about various system files in Windows Vista, which can be hacked using Resource Hacker / Resource Tuner to change the look of Windows dialog boxes, menus, login screen, boot screen and many other things. So here we start the tutorial:

Approx. all Windows Vista system icons -> %windir%\System32\imageres.dll

Login Screen Background -> %windir%\System32\imageres.dll

Startup ORB animation images -> %windir%\System32\authui.dll

Startup ORB Sound -> %windir%\System32\imageres.dll

Shutdown/ lock, etc. buttons in Startmenu -> %windir%\Explorer.exe -> Bitmap -> 7051 - 7056

Windows Version Image in About Windows dialog box -> %windir%\Branding\Basebrd\basebrd.dll

Windows Version Image in Login Screen bottom -> %windir%\Branding\Basebrd\basebrd.dll

Classic Start button flag and Classic Start menu left side image -> %windir%\Branding\Shellbrd\shellbrd.dll

Control Panel Left Sidebar Bottom Image -> %windir%\System32\Shell32.dll -> Bitmap -> 632

Back & Forward, Search, Stop, Refresh buttons in Windows Explorer -> %windir%\System32\browseui.dll

Back & Forward, Search, Stop, Refresh, Progress animation, tabs, tab close, etc. buttons in Internet Explorer -> %windir%\System32\ieframe.dll

Welcome Center Images -> %windir%\System32\oobefldr.dll

Boot Screen background image in "No GUI boot" condition -> %windir%\System32\en-US\Winload.exe.mui

Windows Media Player Resources -> %windir%\System32\wmploc.dll

Above are the new system files/locations in Windows Vista which were not present in earlier versions, like XP. But if you want to change look of various dialog boxes like RUN, Progress, System Properties, Startmenu and Taskbar Properties, etc. Then you'll have to edit the same system files which you used to edit in Windows XP. The difference is, now those files dont contain the resources but their .MUI files do.

So if you want to edit RUN dialog box which was present in "%windir%\System32\Shell32.dll" file in XP, is now present in "%windir%\System32\en-US\Shell32.dll.mui" file in Windows Vista.

So in following list, I'll tell you where all those files are present in Windows Vista:

All those files are present in any of following 2 locations:

%windir%\en-US\
%windir%\System32\en-US\

All those file names and resource locations are same in XP and Vista.

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