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Windows 7: remove universal theme patcher and install windowblinds problem


24 May 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
remove universal theme patcher and install windowblinds problem

i use VS theme and want to switch to windowblinds (public).
i restored files that UTP offered and installed WB, but all i get is sort of windows 98 blinds (gray and no aero) and something with explorer goes wrong so when i open window i just see frames (of the window) and no content.
when i uninstall WB and patch files with UTP again everything goes back to normal, but it's not what i want.
can someone help me with this one?

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24 May 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

You have a couple of options..

1. run sfc /scannow from an elevated command prompt

2. do a repair install ... Repair Install
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24 May 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

repair didn't work, tried it earlier
what's the thing with sfc /scannow?
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24 May 2010   #4

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

That command will scan the system files ( such as uxtheme.dll ) and if a problem is found it will attempt to repair them... It is not a gaurenteed fix, but one worth attempted .... I dont suppose that you made an image of your system before you ran UTP???
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24 May 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 

no...
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24 May 2010   #6
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brainstormed View Post
i use VS theme and want to switch to windowblinds (public).
i restored files that UTP offered and installed WB, but all i get is sort of windows 98 blinds (gray and no aero) and something with explorer goes wrong so when i open window i just see frames (of the window) and no content.
when i uninstall WB and patch files with UTP again everything goes back to normal, but it's not what i want.
can someone help me with this one?
When it was vista (I used it far a very few days ) I tried Windowblinds. It was enhanced, not public. But from my experience, I seen that if after installing windowblinds properly with the required reboots it fails to load a custom theme, a theme download from wincustomize.com and applying it may solve the issue

But if you just want to the remove patches made by universal theme patcher, run the patcher again, and press the three restore buttons there, for namely themeservice.dll, themeui.dll and uxtheme.dll ; all the patches will be removed


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10 Jun 2012   #7

windows 7 home premium 32bit
 
 
restore patch not working

i read the whole thread and did everything i can
i have no restore points in system restore, and i restored the patch but Uxstyle still not working and im stuck with win99 theme -.-'
two themes i installed earlier worked, no need for any additional program, or patch, and i installed the third that requires one and now not even the two first ones are working.
i know the thread is old but i seriously need help with this.
Thanks in advance
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10 Jun 2012   #8

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

have you tried the scf /scannow?

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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