How can yo change the windows vista start orb icon?

I have a windows vista sp2 32-bit computer. I am getting bored of the same old start orb. i dont want to waste hard earned money on something from stardock to change it though. it there any free program or at least a hack to do this?
Please help.
thanks

Burf5 years ago
I would change it by installing Ubuntu or Win7.
vricsi945 years ago
I used this guide to change mine. I think this is what you need:D

http://www.itechtalk.com/thread6574.html
lemonie5 years ago
Don't waste your time staring at it; go get a drink or something while it's starting-up.

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