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 PostPost subject: Windows 3.0 window metrics        Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2009 4:21 pm 
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Just wondering; is there a way I can make Windows 3.0 look like Windows 2.x (or OS/2 1.1)? Or would it just be easier to replace Windows 2.1's innards with those of Windows 3.0?

While I'm asking: are there any prerelease/developers' builds of Windows 3.0 around? Someone told me that there are, some time ago, so I'm just wondering if anyone has them or at least has screenshots.

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EDIT: I did it -well, partly. I opened the VGA driver with BRW and replaced some of the bitmaps in it with those from Windows 2.03's setup disk. I also replaced the font, but it seems that the font's stuck further in than I can get at easily.

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Has anyone got any ideas as to how I can get change the rest of it, so it's only got the old font?

EDIT2: I forgot to say - I gave it the Windows 2.03 cursors as well. It works in DOSBox, so if anyone wants a copy, I'll make it available as an archive :).

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows 3.0 window metrics        Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 8:32 am 
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Look for a proggie called 'makeover', the relevant resources to replace lie in vga.drv etc.

It is a theming proggie for Windows 3.1, but it might work on 3.0 too.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows 3.0 window metrics        Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 4:08 pm 
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I want the archive!

BTW, I think the font you want is Helv.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows 3.0 window metrics        Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:48 am 
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Is that Windows 3.0 for Multimedia? Regular Windows 3.0 did not have Media Player and Sound Recorder (no sound driver).

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