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Windows 7: How do I disable the snowy Aero corners

27 Jan 2012   #11
Bongo

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I understand you not wanting to trust anybody on the Internet the only other thing I can tell you if you do not want me to make one for you is for you to purchase (About $23 US) Ave's Windows7 Style Builder and do it yourself I could give you instructions on how to do it.
Let me know what you would like to do.
Jerry

Edit: You could look at this and see if Adjusting that aero stripe will remove what you're after I'm not sure if it will work Customize Windows 7 Aero Blur Colors, Color Balances, Blur Balance & Aero Strips | door2windows
I guess I'll go with the theme, the program didn't work for me.
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I think your referring to the glow in the title bar, if I'm right then you will need to use third party software.

Style builder can do it from what I've read here and elsewhere. Otherwise I've found info stating that you can modify the theme using a Resource Hacker & a Hex Editor.

I will test this tommorow for my own pleasure and if it's successful I can link to the instructions I followed if you wish to go down that path.
That would be great also. Would be even better.
I will do it in the morning and post it, do you have a name you would like to call it.
Jerry


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27 Jan 2012   #12
Bongo

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If you are using the default aero theme I can change that for you. Using Windows Style Builder.
If you are using a custom theme you will need to ask the theme maker. It's not cool to change someone else work.
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This will be making a custom theme so you will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes
All I need from you would be a name to call the custom theme and I can post it here for you. Let me know if you would like me to do it.
Here is a screenshot of it.
Jerry
Attachment 195105
Could I have this without the text glow and white text?
Yes, do you have a name for it, white text for both active and inactive? I will do it in the morning.
Jerry
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27 Jan 2012   #13
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Anything will do. Simple.theme?

Is there any way to make the inactive Window White and the text Black?

This is what I mean:
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28 Jan 2012   #14
FizzeBu

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Bongo, the name does not matter, just call it Advanced Black or something.
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28 Jan 2012   #15
Bongo

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Bongo, the name does not matter, just call it Advanced Black or something.
Here you go make sure you followed 1 of them 2 ways of enabling custom themes in post #5 of this thread if you need help with them let me know.

Extract the zip folder and put 1 Advanced_Black theme folder and 1 Advanced_Black.theme file (see screenshot) in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes
How do I disable the snowy Aero corners-advanced_black.pngHow do I disable the snowy Aero corners-themes.png

It will show up in Personalization as Advanced_Black
How do I disable the snowy Aero corners-personalization.png

If you need help let me know.
Jerry


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28 Jan 2012   #16
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
Anything will do. Simple.theme?

Is there any way to make the inactive Window White and the text Black?

This is what I mean:
Let me see what I can do, do you want solid color or transparent color?
Jerry
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28 Jan 2012   #17
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
Anything will do. Simple.theme?

Is there any way to make the inactive Window White and the text Black?

This is what I mean:
Let me see what I can do, do you want solid color or transparent color?
Jerry
Solid.
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28 Jan 2012   #18
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
Anything will do. Simple.theme?

Is there any way to make the inactive Window White and the text Black?

This is what I mean:
Let me see what I can do, do you want solid color or transparent color?
Jerry
Solid.
What about the boarders around the windows change them or leave them alone?
Jerry
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28 Jan 2012   #19
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Make the borders yellow maybe? But keep a copy of it without borders though. Just incase I don't like one.
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28 Jan 2012   #20
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
Make the borders yellow maybe? But keep a copy of it without borders though. Just incase I don't like one.
Here you go. The inactive Window with black text only works when you maximize the Window sorry if you wany something different let me know.
Jerry


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