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Windows 7: Changing Media Center Background / Themes

18 Sep 2009   #101

7 Ultimate x64

Yes the links are in the post.

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30 Sep 2009   #102

W7 x86 RTM Final

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Create Custom Themes and Start Menus with Media Center Studio
Posted: 16 Sep 2009 08:45 AM PDT
A new program weíve all been waiting for quite some time to get our hands on, Media Center Studio, has finally arrived allowing even the most novice users the ability to create their own custom Media Center themes and Start Menu arrangements. Media Center Studio, created by Advent of the Australian Media Center Community the author of Media Center Menu Mender, gives users the ability to do what could formerly only be done with heavy editing of system files and registry settings. All this has now been packed into one handy program thatís reasonably easy to use by comparison.
To get started just head over to the Media Center Studio website and click the Download link to get the latest version of the program. There is also a sticky thread for the app on the Aus Media Center Community Forums you can check out should you have any troubles getting started. The software is still very early beta and as a result there are still a number of bugs to be found.
Once the program has been installed launch it from the programs menu and youíll find a well styled interface allowing you to create new themes and edit the Media Center start menu. Letís start by creating a new theme. To do this make sure you are on the themes tab and press the New button. This will create a new tab with all the theme editing options available including changing fonts colors, fonts, and images for each theme.

Does anyone know a step-by-step tutorial for this app?
I couldn't take a step in it, I am especially interested in changing the color of the text but i am quite confused.

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04 Nov 2009   #103

Windows 7 Professional

Hi, I just did the media center background mod and for some reason the registry hack that was given overrode the "open" function. I can't open .exe files and other extensions only "Take Ownership". This includes me being unable to access cmd.exe and regedit.exe

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