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

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Mindman, Jul 5, 2005.

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  1. Mindman

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    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. :eek:
     
  2. CouchMaster

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    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'...
     
  3. lookin4yuh

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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/
     
  4. Mindman

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    Any alternatives to that?
     
  5. lookin4yuh

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    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
     
  6. Mindman

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    Well, that only allows you to change the text... not resize the text or the button itself, which is what I want to do.
     
  7. Mindman

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    Any other ideas?
     
  8. edbro9

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    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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