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Windows 7: transparent explorer

19 May 2009   #1

windows 7 build 7057,windows xp sp2
transparent explorer new to all these...fediafedia from deviantart has done a windows blinds theme called glass for vista WB...see the explorer...its awesome right?....can anyone make an alternative like this for windows seven?....anything...a theme or a shell replacement..or explorer....

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19 May 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Vista Glazz is a free download that does something similar. Not sure how it works on Windows 7 though. I personally wouldn't try it since it's patching system DLL's. Beyond that, it may be possible by modifying the registry.
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19 May 2009   #3

W7 Build 7201 / Vista Home SP2 ( Both x86)

Don't think people will bother to make themes/styles till Windows 7 is RTM. Vista Glazz wont do what you asking as it only patches Vista so maximised windows show transparent, something Windows 7 RC already does.
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19 May 2009   #4

Windows 8.1 x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview

Have a look at Glass2K at ...

Download Glass2k 0.9.2 - A small little program that allows Windows users to make any window transparent. - Softpedia

it's been around a while (win2000) but works with vista and I believe Windows 7
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19 May 2009   #5


Glass2k makes the entire window glassy, including all content - in the screen shot in the OP, the explorer window is glassy, but the items in there are not....
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20 May 2009   #6

Windows 8.1 x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview

Sorry JohnG

There is one I've seen that gives the effect shown thought it was this one. Although I find the effect very distracting so removed it soon after trying it,
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20 May 2009   #7

windows 7 build 7057,windows xp sp2

yup...vistaglass makes everything transparent....tat doesnt make the windows look good...thought would be cool if there explorer is made like tat in windows the there anyway i can make the explorer in ipod touch rolling on....
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21 May 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate Professional 6.01.7100

Just tested out on Windows 7. All i can see this utility Barman58
Gave a link to does, is make taskbar transparent, well thats all i can seem to figure out anyway
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31 May 2009   #9

windows 7 build 7057,windows xp sp2

hmmm.....glass2k is not good dude...its not better than 7....
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21 Aug 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600

since nobody wanna try it on ther windows 7, i gonna try it.. i will soon tell ya how is it like...
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