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Classic Shell - alternative Start Button?

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    Northeast
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    Win 8 x64

    Classic Shell - alternative Start Button?


    I was wondering if we have a way to customize the Start Orb/Button with this software? I downgraded to an older version because the newest one had a look that literally appears to be the Shell gasoline logo! At least with this version it simulates the Windows color scheme.

    I am using Version 3.6.7. The current version is 3.6.8. but it has a blued out background with the Shell logo prominent.

    Any suggestions or alternative open source solutions are welcome. If it were not for Classic Shell I would not be using Windows 8 at all. Thank you in advance for any help or advice!

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    Northeast
    Posts : 22
    Win 8 x64

    Solution


    I found a solution in the Sticky about Classic Shell so if anyone else has the same question here you go!

    Quote Originally Posted by nabilalk View Post
    Attachment 25733
    Quote Originally Posted by Clint View Post
    Yes, Go to start menu settings then chose the icon that you want.

    Attachment 25732
    Sweet, thanks. Now, does anyone know where the start button icon is stored on Win 7? I found this png via a Google search, but I don't know if that is going to work with Classic Shell
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigMac View Post
    I was wondering if we have a way to customize the Start Orb/Button with this software? I downgraded to an older version because the newest one had a look that literally appears to be the Shell gasoline logo! At least with this version it simulates the Windows color scheme.

    I am using Version 3.6.7. The current version is 3.6.8. but it has a blued out background with the Shell logo prominent.

    Any suggestions or alternative open source solutions are welcome. If it were not for Classic Shell I would not be using Windows 8 at all. Thank you in advance for any help or advice!
    How to change the Start button image in Classic Shell: Classic Shell Forum - How To: Change the Start Button in Classic Shell
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