Personalize the big button in Windows 7
This application really does exactly what it says. If you're bored of Windows 7's Start button, this little app will allow you to change it!
Windows 7 Start Orb Changer is a simple application, but it can be awkward to start. It must be kept in its own folder, with the EXE file alongside the sample button orbs. If you try to use orb images from elsewhere, it won't work. Windows 7 Start Orb Changer also requires the user to have administrator rights, as it makes pretty fundamental changes to Windows 7.
Once it's up and running, Windows 7 Start Orb Changer is an easy application to use. A backup is automatically made of the original state, so you can always go back, at the click of a button. Clicking the change Start button icon will open a folder, allowing you to choose the BMP orb you want. 10 are supplied with Windows 7 Start Orb Changer, though you could use them to create your own orb buttons if you wanted.
Windows 7 Start Orb Changer is annoying to start with, but it does allow you to easily change the start button's appearance once it's running.