Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Uxtheme patcher for 7600 RTM - Works on retail?

05 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit retail
Uxtheme patcher for 7600 RTM - Works on retail?


I am running Enterprise 64 Bit, and I'm curious whether the uxtheme patcher for 7600 RTM (what does RTM stand for anyway?) will work on my version of windows?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1

Release To Manufacturing
Yes it works with retail. It is retail.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit retail

Perfect, thanks :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

05 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1

Here is some detailed info.

In contrast to alpha and beta versions, the pre-alpha is not feature complete

Milestone versions include specific sets of functions and are released as soon as the functionality is complete

Nightly builds are versions that are usually automatically checked out from the revision control system and built, typically overnight

The alpha build of the software is the build to the internal software testers, that is, people different from the software engineers, sometimes to the public

Community Technology Preview/CTP
CTP stands for Community Technology Preview. It's generally an incomplete preview of a new technology in progress. These usually come out before beta and are a way to gather feedback from the community during the development of a product.

"Beta" is a nickname for software which has passed the alpha testing stage of development and has been released to users for software testing before its official release. It is the prototype of the software that is released to the public.

Release Candidate
The term release candidate (RC) refers to a version with potential to be a final product, ready to release unless fatal bugs emerge.

An escrow build means code development has ceased as developers and beta testers hunt for "recall class" (showstopper) bugs; essentially, it is candidate RTM code.

The term "release to manufacturing" or "release to marketing". RTM happens prior to general availability (GA) when the product is released to the public.

General availability (GA)
General availability (GA) is the point where all necessary commercialization activities have been completed and the software has been made available to the general market either via the web or physical media. In some areas of software development it is at this stage that the release is referred to as a gold release.

Web release
A web release is a means of software delivery that utilizes the Internet for distribution. No physical media are produced in this type of release mechanism by the manufacturer. This is sometimes also referred to as Release To Web (RTW).

Boxed copy
A boxed copy is a physical version of the final product, printed on a disc that is complete with disc graphic art.

Hotfixes are one-off solutions to a specific problem: they are tested briefly, then given directly to customers. A knowledge base article is written to document their existence, but the hotfix itself is not posted publicly; customers must call support to receive them. They are not normally cumulative.

General Distribution Release or GDR
A GDR is somewhere in between (Hotfixes & Service packs). They typically contain one large fix, or several related fixes, and receive a moderate amount of testing. As it turns out, our GDR will contain a lot of fixes -- more than some SPs.

Service Pack
Service packs contain a large number of fixes.

End-of-life (EOL).
Sometimes software companies stop selling or supporting their software products (e.g., not releasing new patches). At this point the product will be said to be in the status of "legacy", "vintage", "abandon" or "end of life."

My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit retail

That was incredibly useful! Thanks so much :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Uxtheme patcher for 7600 RTM - Works on retail?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Grey screen - UXtheme patcher
I have tried to apply a theme of not my windows version, then it gives me please wait screen to apply it then a Grey and black screen even whenever I reboot or go to safe mode My access to the windows for now is a command promote startup So how can I change the default theme again to get my...
Themes and Styles
BSOD - SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION (win32kfull.sys) UXTheme Patcher
I was using UXTheme Patcher on 14393, then I got windows crash: SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION Here is the Dump file will an expert direct me what to do and how?
BSOD Help and Support
Unpatch uxtheme.dll through Universal Theme Patcher with bat file?
I use Virtualbox occasionally, and I also have a patched uxtheme.dll to allow for unsigned themes. But, Virtualbox decided to stop working with a patched uxtheme for security reasons or something, so now I have to unpatch it every time I want to load Virtualbox. It gets old real fast. But that got...
BSOD after UxTheme Patcher
Hi everyone soory for my English Yesterday I install new theme for my PC and on restart I get this message:BAD POOL HEADER.,Bluescreen Them I restart PC and I went on Safe mode to restore Windows files. Them I get new Blue screen with Win32k.sys PAGE_FAULT_NODPAGE_ARENA What to do ...
BSOD Help and Support
UXtheme patcher
My system got bad after replacing the 3 files that came with the UXtheme.dll file. i have a 64 bit windows 7 Ultimate installed. Please give a guide to "Safely"(i.e. to be able to awitch back to the default ones) patch them. Thanks YBL.

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:05.
Twitter Facebook Google+