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Windows 7: Skinning non-aero capable desktop

04 Aug 2009   #11

7600 x86

i've heard of custom styles messing with explorer on some machines. nobody is quite sure why it happens.

sorry it's not working for you. i've been running custom styles on my machine for the last few months without issue...

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05 Aug 2009   #12
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit

I restored the box and then, carefully, installed things one at a time. First, the UxStyle patcher, and then the "Luna Royal for Basic" theme. And, voila, I now have an XP-looking Seven desktop!!

Yeah, I know it's "retro", but ANYTHING is better than Basic!

I probably messed the box up myself previously when I was messing with other themes.

Garbanzo: Are you garbanzox on DA?
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06 Aug 2009   #13

7600 x86

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mark Phelps View Post
Garbanzo: Are you garbanzox on DA?
yeah that's me

good news that you got it working!

here's another i found for basic. it's marked as 'beta' but this whole suite just came out recently so i'm sure the author is still active. i never much cared for such dark themes, but check it out :)

base BETA for Win7 by ~AlbinoAsian on deviantART
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