How to Change Windows Start Buttons Text With Resource Hacker

Have you wanted to change the old start button text on Windows Xp start button to a different word of your choice? well this is the article to read!

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Download resource hacker. Type this in your address bar with out the quotes. “www.cnet.com”. then click downloads on top of the page. then type in the search box without quotes: “resource hacker” then press enter. Scroll down and click download next to resource hacker.

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Make a copy of explorer. Open the start menu on the bottom on the screen. Click my computer. navigate to: C:>( If you get search, type in on the top of the screen address bar, “c:/” without quotes)WINDOWS>Explorer.exe. right click on explorer.exe and click copy. Go to your desktop and right click on it, then click paste.

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Change the program. Open resource hacker, then click “open” in the file menu on the top. click on explorer.exe on your desktop.

  • Click string table, 37. then the first text on the line will be “start”. change “start” to what ever you want it to be. But keep the quotes.

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  • Then click “Compile script” Then go to file> save as… save as explorerhack.exe.

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Change the registry. Now go to start>Run… then type in “regedit”. then navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>SOFTWARE>MICROSOFT>WINDOWS NT>CURRENTVERSION>WINDOWSLOGIN. Then scroll down to shell. double click on it, then type in explorerhack.exe.

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See the changes. Log off, then log on. You will see your text!

have phunn!!!!!!!!

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