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Windows 7: Help installing custom themes/taskbar!

02 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Help installing custom themes/taskbar!

Hello i am new to these forums and i apologize if there is a tutorial or thread on this site about this problem, but i couldn't find it.

Personally i have not had much experience with windows 7, however just deciding to give it another chance i set out to install a custom theme.

http://dvkndn.deviantart.com/art/Col...sion-169171283 - Is the theme that i am trying to use, i have used the universal patcher and patched the dll files required, the theme works however the taskbar does not change (which is the main reason i want a new theme - hate).

After afew google searches a could not find a useful tutorial on how to do this properly, i also went to the extent of downloading a registry editor (ResHacker) but have no idea how to make sense of it.

If anyone has any great tutorials explaining how to properly apply the taskbar in the custom themes or even better have the time to give me a quick simple run down i would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks,
Frenz.

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03 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I have the same problem too, but it doesn't look good (the start orb) so I just throw it aside. i might try tomorrow.
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03 Dec 2010   #3
Arc

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

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04 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
I figured out how to do that easily, my problem is related to the taskbar & icons which just happens to be the main thing i want to change
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05 Dec 2010   #5
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frenz View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
I figured out how to do that easily, my problem is related to the taskbar & icons which just happens to be the main thing i want to change
Taskbar Start button and icons dont change automatically with a theme . you are to apply those manually .

For changing starrt button, the easiest way is Windows 7 Start Button Changer by =Kishan-Bagaria on deviantART .

For changing taskbar icons place the icon o desktop first, right click > customize > change icon > browse (to your custom icon) > ok> apply > ok .
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05 Dec 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frenz View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
I figured out how to do that easily, my problem is related to the taskbar & icons which just happens to be the main thing i want to change
Taskbar Start button and icons dont change automatically with a theme . you are to apply those manually .

For changing starrt button, the easiest way is Windows 7 Start Button Changer by =Kishan-Bagaria on deviantART .

For changing taskbar icons place the icon o desktop first, right click > customize > change icon > browse (to your custom icon) > ok> apply > ok .
Thanks for your help , thought there might be a way to load the taskbar like a theme but i guess not.
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05 Dec 2010   #7
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

You are welcome mate . As for as I know, there is no way to load the icons in taskbar automatically, coz they comes from different programs .
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