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Stuff I want to do with Windows 8

  1. #1

    Stuff I want to do with Windows 8


    So I'm trying to archive these things:

    1)Boot directly to desktop
    2)The start menu with only the search function
    3)Disable hotspots
    4)Have a custom boot animation
    5)Customise the log in screen
    6)Add a custom startup music
    7)Have the icons in the task bar enlarge when mouse hovers over it.

    About item 5, I want to make it like this but with the picture( the one black with red text) replaced with a loop animation and custom background picture:
    Click image for larger version

    I know item 1, 3, 4 and 6 are easy to do but I'll probably have problem with item 2, 7 and especially 5.
    Anyone could help me out with 2, 7 and 5?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 93
    W8 Pro 9200


    Decor8, also Google can help out . Found most MODS in deviantart dot com.
    2 No idea , ask Google. 4 SO FAR is impossible, search the forum and you will see there is a thread for this already being discussed and considering the added security in W8 its still too fresh to achieve and it involves modifying a lotta chiet and what not...My suggestion for the boot is to WAIT a little longer .. and 7 you can always use small or larger taskbar icons from taskbar properties but zooming IN on mouse over thats a different story, good luck with your project and keep us updated.
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