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Windows 7: Any way to get rid of window border transition?

25 Jan 2012   #1
dipal

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 
Any way to get rid of window border transition?

This is what I mean :



I have seen the tool to allow 100% transparency which would I guess solve this problem. However, I am using the aero theme without the transparency turned on and can't use the tool mentioned above.

Your help is appreciated.

edit: What purpose do you think this serves by the way? Just curious to what the designers were thinking (not saying this in a bad way)


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25 Jan 2012   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Dipal,

You could use the tutorial below to make the border width thinner if you like.

Borders - Changing Width to suite your needs

Hope this helps some,
Shawn
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26 Jan 2012   #3
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

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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
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27 Jan 2012   #4
dipal

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Thanks for that info guys. I am going to ask the author of the skin for permission and will pass it on here if he says yes. Otherwise I guess I learnt something here and will just bear with it for a while.
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28 Jan 2012   #5
thaimin

Windows 7 Pro 64 / 7 Pro 64 / 7 Home Prem 64
 
 

System Properties > Advanced > Performance Settings > Uncheck "Show shadows under windows". Click Ok a bunch of times.

Visual Effects Settings - Change
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