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 PostPost subject: Windows 7 Theme for Windows XP        Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:53 pm 
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If you cannot wait anymore until the release of Windows 7 the Windows 7 theme for Windows XP might ease the pain of waiting another year or so until the new operating system is released to the public. The theme can be installed on any Windows XP version that has a patched uxtheme.dll file. If you do not know how to check or do that read the following article about uxtheme.dll that explains how to patch the file in Windows XP Service Pack 3.


Once the file is patched you can load user made themes and not only the official Microsoft themes. The Windows 7 theme was created by Deviant Art user deskmundo who has created some other excellent themes. The theme is based on the Milestone 1 release of Windows 7 and not on the version that was used for presentation at the D6 conference.

I guess that the theme will be updated by Deskmundo soon to reflect the visible changes of the presentation version, for example a change of the start menu button.


(I get this of: http://www.windows7.cc/windows7-news/wi ... indows-xp/)

Here is the link to the dll file site: http://www.ghacks.net/2008/05/04/window ... dll-patch/

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:25 pm 
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The only leaked beta of Windows 7 has a GUI extremely similar to Vista's so really it's just a Vista theme.

But thanks for posting any way.

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:27 pm 
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Ye this theme is pointless sorry. but good try =]


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:45 pm 
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The theme from 7 isn't exactly the same as the on in Vista. When you compare both, you can see that the 'Close' button it a few pixels longer and a little lighter of color. Also, the Glass border is a little bit different (in build 6801)


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2008 12:43 am 
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mdogg wrote:
The only leaked beta of Windows 7 has a GUI extremely similar to Vista's so really it's just a Vista theme.

But thanks for posting any way.

If it's extremely close to Vista's theme, maybe the theme is from build 6519?


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:39 am 
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This theme looks similar to Vista's one. Nothing specific about Win 7.


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