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how can i hide startbutton in windows7 and vista?

i want hide startbutton in windows7 and vista.

i could make a program that disable startbutton using API EnableWindow.
but i dont know how to hiding startbutton.

please give me code!
thanks.
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nobusCommented:
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HFunakawaAuthor Commented:
thank you for answers.

this code looks  useful.
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1165879/hide-start-orb-on-vista-win-7-in-c

but i dont understand this part.
IntPtr hwndOrb = FindWindowEx(IntPtr.Zero, IntPtr.Zero, (IntPtr)0xC017, "Start");
(IntPtr)0xC017 ??

i need the code in VB.NET.
any help?

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HFunakawaAuthor Commented:

i found a program named "startkiller" that exactly same what i want.

http://www.tordex.com/startkiller/

i could delete startbutton's space using API movewindow or  SetWindowPos.
but not startbutton itself.

need help!
thanks.

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