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Change the name of the start menu, bad experience

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    Change the name of the start menu, bad experience


    Well i downloaded PE Explorer to use this for changing the name of the start menu.

    Everthing worked fine, but after restarting nothing happened.

    So i retried and retried, finally seeing that the downloaded program "Take Ownership" did not do the trick, so i manually arranged to get full control of the "Twinui.dll.mui" file.

    copied it back to the destination folder, but did not a restart.

    End of the day i did shut the pc down and when i restarted this morning, pain came around.

    the only thing i saw was a black screen and a useless taskbar on the bottom.

    ctrl+alt+del to get in taskmanager. Scrolled down to find explorer and tried to rename the new Twinui.dll.mui and rename the .sav file.

    Again nothing.

    Tried to copy from another Windows 8 computer the needed file, but again no luck.

    Had to put in my Enyo drive with Win 8 on and hit repair. Windows says i can keep personal settings, but after the repair i get a list of programs to reinstall, like

    Office 2010
    ITunes
    fancy cache
    Intel Rapid Storage Technology
    Java
    Adobe
    Samsung SSD Magician
    Telenet security pack

    and needed to recreate a list of shortcuts for the Start Menu.

    In fact Windows 8 just repaired everything, like a fresh install, just keeping the personal settings, thus creatins a Windows.old.

    My god, and that for repairing ONE DLL.

    Jeff
    Last edited by jeffrys; 30 Nov 2012 at 12:22.

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