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Windows 7: Giving windows 7's taskbar border for windows 8


25 Jan 2014   #1

Windows 8, Windows 7
 
 
Giving windows 7's taskbar border for windows 8

How can I give the border for windows 7's taskbar to windows 8's taskbar?

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25 Jan 2014   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

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I imported the Windows 7 taskbar images into a Windows 8 .msstyles.
Giving windows 7's taskbar border for windows 8-capture.png

Download UxStyle Core Beta (For Windows 8 and later operating systems) UxStyle and follows this tutorial
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7

Download the zip folder at the bottom of this post, extract it to your desktop and put both the 7_Taskbar theme folder and 7_Taskbar.theme in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes
Giving windows 7's taskbar border for windows 8-7_taskbar.png

Will show up in Personalization under Installed Theme as 7_Taskbar
Giving windows 7's taskbar border for windows 8-personalization.png

Jerry


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File Type: zip 7_Taskbar.zip (1.02 MB, 55 views)
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26 Jan 2014   #3

Windows 8, Windows 7
 
 

Thanks! it's working.

but there is a problem:
I've installed startisback, after applying your theme, StartIsBack looks like this:


How can I solve this problem???
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26 Jan 2014   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

OK let me redo it with a Windows 8 .mssyles I used 1 from 8.1 sorry.

Will post it later.

Jerry
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26 Jan 2014   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Make sure to switch to the default aero theme then logoff/logon then delete both the 7_Taskbar theme folder and 7_Taskbar.theme in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes the replace with the new 1 in the zip folder below.

Jerry


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File Type: zip 7_Taskbar.zip (632.9 KB, 42 views)
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27 Jan 2014   #6

Windows 8, Windows 7
 
 

It's Now Working, Thanks.
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27 Jan 2014   #7

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

You're Welcome
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