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Is there ANY way to make the Start button BIGGER??


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05-Jul-2005, 06:30 PM #1
Is there ANY way to make the Start button BIGGER??
I want to make the Start button big enough to cover a double sized taskbar. Anyone know how to do this, or make the font on the Start button bigger?? There's gotta be a way. I am on XP Pro.
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05-Jul-2005, 06:37 PM #2
Yes - I changed wife's computer start button to read her name!
Instructions are here - http://www.theeldergeek.com/ - scroll down towards the bottom of the page to 'change the start button'...
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05-Jul-2005, 06:39 PM #3
this is a program that can allow you to do all kinds of changes to windows XP.Have not used it myself but i have heard it is pretty neat some of the thing's that it allow's you to do http://www.tgtsoft.com/
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05-Jul-2005, 06:53 PM #4
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this is a program that can allow you to do all kinds of changes to windows XP.Have not used it myself but i have heard it is pretty neat some of the thing's that it allow's you to do http://www.tgtsoft.com/
Any alternatives to that?
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05-Jul-2005, 07:29 PM #5
well the one that couch master gave you but it could be a little complicated,so i would be sure you know what you are doing
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06-Jul-2005, 10:38 AM #6
Well, that only allows you to change the text... not resize the text or the button itself, which is what I want to do.
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06-Jul-2005, 02:56 PM #7
Any other ideas?
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06-Jul-2005, 03:35 PM #8
I believe it is a visual style issue. You would need to modify the visual style. The button itself is just a bitmap that can be changed but you have to tell the skin to use it. And, no, I don't know how to make a new style. Sorry.

You might want to look around at different styles to find one that has this. But, I doubt you would find one as this is an unusual request for a bigger start button.
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