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Windows 7: Alienware Skin pack help

27 Mar 2013   #1
kuchiyo

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Bit
 
 
Alienware Skin pack help

So, im installing this alienware skin pack. I have some questions about this.

1. Should i patch dll files and exe files for this?
2. Should i install something called "Refresh icon cache"?
3. What is YzShadow?

Thanks.

I dont want my Windows 7 to be reinstalled.


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27 Mar 2013   #2
Gary

Win 10 Pro 64
 
 

Custom Themes

Follow the above.
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27 Mar 2013   #3
nilank

 

1. Patching dlls and exes is fine provided that you have made proper backups of the originals.

2. No need to install 'Refresh icon cache'. Use this instead if you really need a rebuilder: Icon Cache - Rebuild

3. YzShadow adds shadow behind windows and dialog boxes useful only in Windows XP as Windows 7 already have those shadows. NO need to install this on Windows 7.
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27 Mar 2013   #4
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

If you would like to post a link to what you are trying to install and I will look at it, some of the skin packs out there can really mess up your system.

Jerry
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