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Windows 7: Start Menu White Background

02 Nov 2009   #11
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Did you change to a different theme,log off then on?


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02 Nov 2009   #12
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

The easiest way is to run UXStyle Core...download the new theme and stick it in the resources\themes folder.
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02 Nov 2009   #13
alan5573

Win 7 Ultimate 32&64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
To change to a custom theme download UXStyle Core: UxStyle - no more patching.. This will mod the files needed to run a custom theme
I can't get it to install.

I think this is too complex for me and suddenly the white space doesn't look so bad.
Thanks for your help
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02 Nov 2009   #14
winsev

Windows 7-RC
 
 

I have a related question about Restorator. can it be used to show all start menu programs automatically so I don't get that blank white background?

I've found some places where I think the registry for this might be in this thread.
Start Menu - Show All Programs automatically
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02 Nov 2009   #15
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alan5573 View Post
I can't get it to install.

I think this is too complex for me and suddenly the white space doesn't look so bad.
Thanks for your help
Does it go through the entire process? It probably did install as it doesn't create any shortcuts when complete
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02 Nov 2009   #16
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

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Your theme subsystem (eg uxtheme.dll,themeui.dll) has been tampered with.USXStyles requires these files be restored before you continue.Check the forums if you need help
Im running SFC /SCANNOW to see if it will correct it,probably has something to do with using cutom themes.
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20 Mar 2010   #17
RBCC

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Does anyone have a theme that has a picture in the all programs menu background? John
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20 Mar 2010   #18
MadMaxData

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Here's what I don't get. How come when someone wants to change just one aspect of a theme, people keep telling them to completely change their present theme to a different one? That doesn't make sense.
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20 Mar 2010   #19
RBCC

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Possible Tutorial?

MadMax419:
I guess in order to test the theme you have to replace the whole thing? I don't know for sure.

Could someone please write a tutorial that shows how to put a picture in #806,#807 and #817?

Do you keep the size of the picture? Do you get the wXL of the picture by snipping the picture to the white area of the startmenu?

John
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20 Mar 2010   #20
MadMaxData

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RBCC View Post
MadMax419:
I guess in order to test the theme you have to replace the whole thing? I don't know for sure.
Nope, you just have to look at it to see if it's working...LOL

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Could someone please write a tutorial that shows how to put a picture in #806,#807 and #817?

Do you keep the size of the picture? Do you get the wXL of the picture by snipping the picture to the white area of the startmenu?

John
I have no idea what your talking about replacing #806 picture and stuff. That's a pretty vague question. Care to elaborate?

Also, in the opening post, did you take that screenshot with a theme already installed and running? If so, the start menu background color should have changed if you saw it changed in the theme preview. And why do have problems changing your user account picture? You should be able to just click on your user-name picture in the start menu, then click change your picture to browse for a different one. If your having problems with that, then you have bigger problems than worrying about your theme.
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