Windows 7 Start Button Animator is a free to use portable program which allows you to replace Windows 7 Start ORB button with small button sized animation, previously we posted about how can you change windows 7 start menu ORB button using some tools like Windows 7 ORB Changer and Windows 7 Start Button Changer
Today we will tell you about another tool designed by the same developer, follow the procedure below to know more about setting an animation over windows 7 start button
1. First download and extract this tool, and run the executable named Windows 7 Start Button Animator.exe
2. Once you run the tool, you will see the animated ORB windows 7 button
3. Click on system tray icon of this program in system tray which looks like original ORB image in windows 7, to access the settings
As shown in the screenshot of the settings screen above, you can select ORB or restore ORB and set any GIF animated image as orb button and then select the images styles as zoom, normal, center, stretch. You can also set the utlity to run at system start up, check the checkbox which says on Run on startup.
Note: You can check the video mode checkbox to hide the orb animation, if you play a video and this animated start button appears at the top of the video while playing which could be annoying.
In order to close the settings dialog just click apply button, but don’t click the close button at right top of the application window. You can get more ORB animated images at this link. Enjoy tweaking the start button in windows 7, if you have any questions do let us know.
Disclaimer – Use this tool at your own risk, We do not take any responsibility of any damage caused to your computer by using this utility reviewed above, please contact the developer for the same.