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Windows 7: Create custom self theme


20 Jun 2011   #1

windows 7 x86
 
 
Create custom self theme

hello there,

i have problem about my skin, not really..
like Konkave kobalt,on alien ware
areo glass, on longhorn (jade) more..amazing theme

with the Icons, logonscreen,...




just want to know how they make cool themes in seven windows, is there any tools that they use? (software, utility) or?



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20 Jun 2011   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

I use Ave's Windows7 Style Builder for the .msstyles
Some use Restorator - Bome Software - Restorator - the resource editor for customization, localization, and translation. for the .msstyles and the system files
For the navigation buttons in Windows Explorer I use this tool Windows 7 Navigation Buttons Customizer: Change Windows 7 Navigation Buttons Easily | door2windows
For the start orb I use this StartOrbz v3.1.a by ~Blizo on deviantART or you can use Windows 7 Start Orb Changer: Ultimate Tool To Change Your Start Orb | door2windows
For the logon screen I use this tutorial Log On Screen - Change
Here is it good forum on learning how to customize Virtual Customs • Home • Customize Your Virtual World!
If you need more info let me know.
Jerry
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20 Jun 2011   #3

windows 7 x86
 
 

oh..thanks a lot, god bless you friend, now can you guide me to use the tools
mmm.. can you use the png image.
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20 Jun 2011   #4

windows 7 x86
 
 

if you post the trial software...please can you give the crack ?
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20 Jun 2011   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kutujenggot View Post
oh..thanks a lot, god bless you friend, now can you guide me to use the tools
mmm.. can you use the png image.
I can help, and yes they are .png images

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kutujenggot View Post
if you post the trial software...please can you give the crack ?
There is not a trial of this it's only about $23 US
(rule #4) http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ease-read.html
Jerry
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20 Jun 2011   #6

windows 7 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kutujenggot View Post
oh..thanks a lot, god bless you friend, now can you guide me to use the tools
mmm.. can you use the png image.
I can help, and yes they are .png images

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kutujenggot View Post
if you post the trial software...please can you give the crack ?
There is not a trial of this it's only about $23 US
(rule #4) http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ease-read.html
Jerry
ooh.......yeah ,, i'm sorry for that..oh my god forgive me.. thanks,
i'm just over fire
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27 Jun 2011   #7

windows 7 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kutujenggot View Post
oh..thanks a lot, god bless you friend, now can you guide me to use the tools
mmm.. can you use the png image.
I can help, and yes they are .png images

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kutujenggot View Post
if you post the trial software...please can you give the crack ?
There is not a trial of this it's only about $23 US
(rule #4) http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ease-read.html
Jerry
yes, i was installing .. and how i begin ?
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27 Jun 2011   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kutujenggot View Post
yes, i was installing .. and how i begin ?
This will show you how to start a new theme Start menu color change ??
Post #38
Then open your new theme .msstyle in WSB & edit it with a image editor, the 1st time you click on the edit button it will ask you to set a image editor, browse to the .exe.
Here I changed part of the start menu red
Go to
Start Menu > Panels > Aero > Top > MorePrograms
click on Edit, set your image editor then edit the image (image is blue)
Create custom self theme-win7-style-builder-cwindowsresourcesthemesaeroaero.msstyles.png
I used Gimp then Save
Name:  1.png
Views: 8
Size:  26.9 KB
Then click on Done Editing Image
Name:  2.png
Views: 6
Size:  11.4 KB
The you can Test
Create custom self theme-3.png
See changes
Name:  5.png
Views: 7
Size:  35.6 KB
Stop Testing & Save

That should get you going if you need more help ask
Jerry


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29 Jun 2011   #9

Windows 7 64bit. Version 9 Internet Exp
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
I use Ave's Windows7 Style Builder for the .msstyles
Some use Restorator - Bome Software - Restorator - the resource editor for customization, localization, and translation. for the .msstyles and the system files
For the navigation buttons in Windows Explorer I use this tool Windows 7 Navigation Buttons Customizer: Change Windows 7 Navigation Buttons Easily | door2windows
For the start orb I use this StartOrbz v3.1.a by ~Blizo on deviantART or you can use Windows 7 Start Orb Changer: Ultimate Tool To Change Your Start Orb | door2windows
For the logon screen I use this tutorial Log On Screen - Change
Here is it good forum on learning how to customize Virtual Customs • Home • Customize Your Virtual World!
If you need more info let me know.
Jerry
Do you know of anything for Icon making for like changeing the Internet Explorer Icon? and maybe something that shows me how to change it and such, Do you also know of anything to change the way your start menu looks? I seen in another psot about themes that someone had changed there and I wanted to do that aslo.
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29 Jun 2011   #10

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Leah12 View Post
Do you know of anything for Icon making for like changeing the Internet Explorer Icon? and maybe something that shows me how to change it and such, Do you also know of anything to change the way your start menu looks? I seen in another psot about themes that someone had changed there and I wanted to do that aslo.
For the icon
1: Right click on internet explorer icon. select Properties dialog box, click Change Icon.
2: Click the Browse button.
3: Select the folder to which you saved your icons.
4: Select the icon you want to use, and then click Open.
5: Click OK, In the Internet Explorer Properties dialog box, click OK again.



Can you post a screenshot of the start menu?
Jerry
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