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Windows 7: Couple of questions

28 Jan 2010   #1
taco

Windows 7
 
 
Couple of questions

hi guys, hope you can give me the answers i've been looking for.

first of all, is it possible to make the folder background transparent as well as the border?
i know windowblinds has this as an option in some themes, so there must be some kind of dll tweak that can enable it.

second, the annoying preview window....how do i get rid of it completely?
i've tried disabling aero peek, and someone suggested increasing the hover delay registry tweak, but i just want rid of it altogether.

and lastly, if anyone knows anything about reshack, i'm wanting to change the system logos on the system properties screen, but i cant find them in basebrd.dll, anyone know the exact string or location of these logos?

thanks in advance


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28 Jan 2010   #2
valtonray

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

for the first question yes some themes can change this have a look here i believe there is one in the list that does as you describe http://www.sevenforums.com/customiza...ttons-177.html or http://www.sevenforums.com/customiza...ws-7-a-12.html

as for your second request imnot sure why the registry trick didn't work but im pretty sure we have a tutorial on that you could check out.
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29 Jan 2010   #3
taco

Windows 7
 
 

thanks valtonray, but i don't want a theme, i just need to know what settings or files i need to edit to create a transparent background, either through reshack or regedit.
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29 Jan 2010   #4
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

There's a software in one of GRiM's themes..It called FullGlass..It enables aero glass effect on folders.If that's the one you're looking for..I'm afraid you have to ask Mr GRiM himself for the software.
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29 Jan 2010   #5
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

To disable aero peek,there are 2 methods.

1) Right click on your taskbar and navigate to properties.Under the taskbar tab,uncheck "Use aero peek to preview desktop".Click apply then Ok.

2) Right click on your computer icon on your desktop and navigate to properties.Click on Advanced system settings on the left side panel.Click on settings in the "Performance" section.Uncheck "Unable aero peek".Click apply then ok.

See if any of these methods works for you.
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03 Feb 2010   #6
taco

Windows 7
 
 

thanks D3ftOn3Z, do you know what the software is called?
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03 Feb 2010   #7
moinmoin

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by D3ftOn3Z View Post
There's a software in one of GRiM's themes..It called FullGlass..It enables aero glass effect on folders.If that's the one you're looking for..I'm afraid you have to ask Mr GRiM himself for the software.
This works only with black backrounds. So you need a black VS.
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03 Feb 2010   #8
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by moinmoin View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by D3ftOn3Z View Post
There's a software in one of GRiM's themes..It called FullGlass..It enables aero glass effect on folders.If that's the one you're looking for..I'm afraid you have to ask Mr GRiM himself for the software.
This works only with black backrounds. So you need a black VS.
Correct...
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03 Feb 2010   #9
D3ftOn3Z

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by taco View Post
thanks D3ftOn3Z, do you know what the software is called?
It's called "FullGlass"...
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04 Feb 2010   #10
taco

Windows 7
 
 

excellent my friend....got it up and running last night, looks exactly how i wanted it to

thanks agin for your help guys
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