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Windows 7: Mac Caption Buttons - Windows 7

15 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64
Mac Caption Buttons - Windows 7

Hey guys,

Is there any way for me to get the Mac style caption buttons (max, min and close) into Windows 7 without having to use a theme pack? I have a theme pack, but it changes the whole look of the explorer window (see screenshot 1) and my task bar which I do not like at all, and Windows 7 Personalisation doesn't make a difference. All I want is to use the three caption buttons on my current theme.


I've made a rough mockup of the kind of thing I'm looking for below:

Is there any way to do this at all? Just extract the buttons? Or download just the buttons somewhere?


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15 Aug 2010   #2

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MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

Unfortunately these buttons can only be changed by changing the theme, You would need to ask a theme builder who is willing to do this for you, good luck with that!!
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15 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 x64

Hmm, so there is no way to just get the buttons? Does anyone know anyone who would be able to help me with this situation?
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08 Oct 2010   #4

windows 7 home premiumx64
RE: Mac window buttons

hi there it is possible to get the mac window buttons, but is not as good a the transforation pack. this will allow you to transform (most) of your pc to look and feel like mac this includes the window buttons. first go to Snow Transformation Pack 1.0 Released -
and download the pack, open it and restart your computer when it tells you to.
once you have restarted open the installer again to start installation, this will take about 5 mins,(NOTE THE SCREEN WILL GO BLANK FOR A MINUTE) you will just see the backround image and will complete the installation.

to get the window buttons on the left download left sider here

Leftsider: Move Windows Titlebar Buttons to Left Just Like MacOS - Tweaking with Vishal

(x32bit) and (x64bit)

hope i helped email if you are still having problems, check out my you tube video on this matter.

YouTube - How To Get Mac OS X Conversion For Windows 7

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