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Windows 7: Black screen & flashing on start up after patching .dll theme file


23 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Black screen & flashing on start up after patching .dll theme file

I'M SO SORRY IF THIS THREAD DOESNT BELONG HERE BUT I SOO CONFUSE WHERE TO POST THIS PROBLEM, WATHER ON " Windows 7 help and support > Customization »" or
RIGHT HERE......

MY PROBLEM
This problem keep happen after I install "Universa lTheme Patcher by deepxw" software
or touch any/make any change on :-

1.themeservice.dll
2.themeui.dll
3.uxtheme.dll

I never having "Black screen and flashing" on patching .dll using "Universa lTheme Patcher by deepxw" software before but it happen after i reinstall my pc 1 year ago

You can say it depend on my luck because sometimes the "Black screen and flashing" didnt happen after i patching .dll using "Universa lTheme Patcher by deepxw" software but sometimes the "Black screen and flashing" happen AND IT MAKE ME CONFUSE, CAZY AND MAD!!

I NEED TO FIGURE ABOUT THIS PROBLEM FAST BECAUSE MY ASSIGMENT DEPEND ON THAT SOFTWARE!!! [ I mean the "Universa lTheme Patcher by deepxw" software....]

I'm havig a theme maker porject right know so I NEED TO PATCH themeservice.dll, themeui.dll,uxtheme.dll" SO I CAN USE "Windows 7 Style Builder" for do my project BUT THE ONLY SOFTWARE THAT CAN MAKE THE "Windows 7 Style Builder" WORKS PROPERLY IS ONLY THE "Universa lTheme Patcher by deepxw" software I try use the " UxStyle_Core" but "Windows 7 Style Builder" always crash when i edit " Startmenu "!

2 days ago i just make a clean reinstallation on my pc then the next day I'm patching .dll using "Universa lTheme Patcher by deepxw" software THEN THE "Black screen and flashing" PROBLEM HAPPEND AFTER I TRY TO OPEN MY PC ON THE NEXT MORNING AND I ALMOST HAVE TO REINSTALL MY PC AGAIN AFTER 2 OF MY " RESTORE POINT " THAT I MAKE DIDNT SOLVE THE PROBLEM & THANKS TO GOD THE LAST "RESTORE POINT" WORKS.

So can someone help me

Here how it goes

1. Form start up till here, works properly :-

Black screen & flashing on start up after patching .dll theme file-windows_7_6956_bootscreen_by_killer7ben.jpg


2. Then this happen....this screen will repeating flashing....

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BTW I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit.




My System SpecsSystem Spec
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23 Mar 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

are you able to log in to your pc? or does it stay hanging on the please wait...
start off with SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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23 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
are you able to log in to your pc? or does it stay hanging on the please wait...
start off with SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Right now my pc works fine because i manage to make a system restore but still i wanna know how to fix this problem.

when the time that problem happen [ 3 days ago....] i cant log in on my pc , it stay hanging/flashing on the "please wait" i try everything on the "F8" setting/CMD : -




but still cant log in & hanging on the "please wait", and sometimes system restore didnt work and i have to reinstall/reformat my pc.

This is the 2nd times it happen to me, i check on " deepxw.blogspot.com/2008/11/universal-theme-patcher.html" the person who create the " Universal Theme Patcher" and many of them who using it experiences the same problem as me after they install the " Universal Theme Patcher".
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23 Mar 2012   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

I'm not sure I understand you completely. Do you say your computer works fine now or still hangs on the Please wait? I have used the same theme patcher and face no such problems with it. You should do a SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker it restores .dll files to its original states and checks and fixes other violations too.
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23 Mar 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Right now my pc works fine [ I manage to make a system restore], i just wanna know how to fix it because I already do everything you say & also fix/clean the registry but some times it fix and sometimes dont .......

Back to the days whan i was experiences the " Black screen & flashing on start up", I manage to make a system restore, and today i patch my .dll file with UxStyle Core. Then i try open the Windows 7 style builder and try works on the " start menu" section and it works fine, but i dont know about other section [ exp : Windows 7 caption button,Explorer & Shell & etc ] works properly or not....but hope it works properly . Since i already patch the .dll file with the UxStyle Core, hope i didnt experiences the " Black screen & flashing on start up" again.....

BTW Thanks for reply my problem, i really appriciate it
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23 Mar 2012   #6
Microsoft MVP

 

You say that you need to patch your theme for a school assignment, but are worried that it will cause problems again?

First follow koolkat's suggestion to run now SFC -SCANNOW Command

Then if you need to reinstall the patch I would save a Windows 7 backup image as well as set a Restore Point so that you have two methods of recovery, if it messes up again.
Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
System Restore Point - Create

Read the Download page carefully to make sure it's supposed to work with Windows 7, any hardware requirements, or other known issues.
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23 Mar 2012   #7

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

This won't explain why universal theme patcher causes the problem, but after backing up, you mught try UxStyle instead. It doesn't patch system files.

Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7

A Guy
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24 Mar 2012   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
You say that you need to patch your theme for a school assignment, but are worried that it will cause problems again?

First follow koolkat's suggestion to run now SFC -SCANNOW Command

Then if you need to reinstall the patch I would save a Windows 7 backup image as well as set a Restore Point so that you have two methods of recovery, if it messes up again.
Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
System Restore Point - Create

Read the Download page carefully to make sure it's supposed to work with Windows 7, any hardware requirements, or other known issues.

Huh.... Okey, i repeat again...I already did that " SFC Scan Now" and EVERYTHING THAT ON THE " F8 " section : -



Regedit, fix the registry / .dll file....still not solve..... and this morning it happen again,but a manage to repair it......

I already search on the internet & I think this problem maybe have to do with the Hard drive ........ because i just reinstall my pc 4-5 days ago, i dont even touch/make change any .dll file or system32 folder and this " Black screen & flashing" still happen....

BTW thank for reply on my thread, One more think its collage assigment not school
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24 Mar 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
This won't explain why universal theme patcher causes the problem, but after backing up, you mught try UxStyle instead. It doesn't patch system files.

Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7

A Guy
I already told in my last reply that now i use UxStyle, So far so good. Hope this situation will last longer.....
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28 Mar 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Solve, Universa lTheme Patcher by deepxw do have some bug and many people expirient same thing as me. Know i'm using UxStyle, it better & safe from Universa lTheme Patcher by deepxw.

And thank to people who reply to make thread
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