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Windows 7: I've made my own windows 8 theme for windows 7 and want to share...

24 Jun 2012   #1
thefunkbot

Windows 7 Home premium x64 sp1
 
 
I've made my own windows 8 theme for windows 7 and want to share...

But i'm not sure if i'm at risk for any legal action if I do. I used a lot of images from the windows 8 developer preview and i was wondering if Microsoft could/would sue me for copyright infringement if I shared the theme. I feel like I would be fine to share it here but not so much at a website such as deviantart where its more focused around posting things that are completely your own work. What do you guys think? Would you even be interested in it?

I spent about 3 days on it just doing it the manual way with gimp and restorator, figuring out which image does what through trial and error. It's my first ever windows theme but I'm pretty experienced with android theming, which is a similar process overall. I've got it themed down to almost every detail (I take pride in my OCD).

Here's a couple Screenshots for the curious.


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24 Jun 2012   #2
oboedad55

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Looks great dude, I'd like to use it if it turns out that it's legal and all that.
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02 Jul 2012   #3
brk

elementary OS Luna 0.2, Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Nice work. You must post a link here if you share it somewhere.
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04 Jul 2012   #4
thefunkbot

Windows 7 Home premium x64 sp1
 
 

Here you go guys I've posted it. Windows 7 Themes by elderblood on deviantART
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