Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


Post your Start Screen!

  1. #261


    Canada
    Posts : 37
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64


    Here's mine!:
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails MyStartScreen.png  

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #262


    Posts : 13
    Windows 8 Pro


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #263


    Quote Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
    Attachment 11806

    Haven't really done much to mine yet.
    One problem- Daemon Tools
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #264


    San Diego, CA
    Posts : 178
    Windows 10 Tech Preview 10041 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by 714 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
    Attachment 11806

    Haven't really done much to mine yet.
    One problem- Daemon Tools
    Hahaha, nah, that saves me the trouble of having to put in the Pirates! or SC4 disc every time I want to play.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #265


    Quote Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by 714 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
    Attachment 11806

    Haven't really done much to mine yet.
    One problem- Daemon Tools
    Hahaha, nah, that saves me the trouble of having to put in the Pirates! or SC4 disc every time I want to play.
    Cough, Built in Image Mounter or VirtualCloneDRive, Cough.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #266


    Quilmes, Buenos Aires
    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 PRO with WMC (x64)


    this ^^

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  7. #267


    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,975
    Windows 10 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by 714 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by 714 View Post
    One problem- Daemon Tools
    Hahaha, nah, that saves me the trouble of having to put in the Pirates! or SC4 disc every time I want to play.
    Cough, Built in Image Mounter or VirtualCloneDRive, Cough.
    I'll have to say... Cough, Cough... that I agree with 714 on this one.
    Right click and mount ISO.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  8. #268


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by Hopachi View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Wienen View Post
    Thanks for the tip! Only it's not that the image size is different but the icon inside the image is smaller.
    It's similar:
    You scale the layer in the image and it's fixed.
    You get the needed empty space around the icon (layer).

    Hope someone will give you a link with the mods if this is too hard.
    Hopachi you were right!! Joga send me a PM and explained what he did.

    Quote Originally Posted by Joga
    There's probably an easier way to do it than what I did (I'm not that great with image editors); I used The GIMP but you could do it in photoshop or probably anything else:

    Open the original icon. Use the color picker to extract the background color, and make a new 512x512 image, filled with that color. Reduce the original icon's size by 66% (from 512 pixels to 338 pixels), and copy/paste that into the other 512x512 image.

    The icon stays the same size (512x512), but the white picture is now a smaller proportion of it, so the OblyTile text will fit. There's probably an easier way to do it but that was my method. In Obly Tile I just used the new 512x512 icon for both the "Tile Image" and "Tile Small Image" - it'll automatically resize it for you.
    I shared it above for if someone also likes to know!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  9. #269


    Quote Originally Posted by Kris View Post


    Took me half a day to customize it, finally.

    Which program you use to customize start screen?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  10. #270


    Posts : 13
    Windows 8 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by cicmildjordje View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Kris View Post


    Took me half a day to customize it, finally.

    Which program you use to customize start screen?
    OblyTile, Decor8 (for the custom background picture), Photoshop and a lot of patience. I had to "cheat" on photoshop to get the picture and icons like that.
    I improved it again since I last posted these screenshots. I'm starting to love Modern UI, you can really customize it and it's only the beginning of Win 8 (hated the UI at first, took me a month to switch from Classic Shell to it).



      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Page 27 of 92 FirstFirst ... 1725262728293777 ... LastLast
Post your Start Screen!
Related Threads
Just purchased a laptop for the wife with windows 8.1 & trying to understand it I set up live mail 2012 as her email service & pinned it to the taskbar. But when she clicks the mail tile from the start screen it ask for an account & does not start the correct program. The same is true of IE...
My first real problem with win 8.1. Problem Defined. I have a shortcut on my desktop. The same shortcut key on my desktop task bar. The shortcut when activated loads the windows 8.1 start screen where my tiles are. The default DPI in this windows 8.1 is 125%. I changed the resolution to...
Set to Show "Start" or "Apps" View when Opening Start Screen in Windows 8.1 The Start screen is a new feature in Windows 8 and Windows RT that replaces the Start Menu from previous Windows. You can pin Store apps, programs, folders, drives, files, contacts, and websites to Start to quickly...
Nokia interviews people on their Windows Phone start-screens and why they use the Applications they see first (My Windows Phone 8 Start screen: Rv Cuarto – Nokia Conversations : the official Nokia blog) I though of building a thread on this web-site heavily inspired by ...
Post your Start Screen! in Customization
You know the drill, Win key + PrintScreen. 6531
hi guys, i recently run into a problem of windows 8 on my laptop its the latest stable release ... the on sold with your laptops when i start up the system... nothing happens ... its just blank screen no words like...pres F2 for bios options etc just blank idk what happened it just happen like...
Hi, I have successfully managed to upgrade, add a shutdown tile on the start screen, add a classic start on the desktop screen and get the right tiles on my desktop and remove the initial screen. I have a usable OS on my laptop again and it may sound strange but I like both interfaces and use...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook