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Windows 7: Changing Media Center Background / Themes

21 May 2009   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I've updated the first post with member mhealy sites, and his new one, that has new MC themes available. :)

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24 May 2009   #32

Vista Ultimate 32bit & 7 64bit

Does not seem to work with x64 RC.
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31 May 2009   #33


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21 Jun 2009   #34

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks, that looks realy great, i love that one..
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22 Jun 2009   #35

Windows 7 Ultimate

I hate sound like a broken record, but has anyone been successful at changing the font type or color in MC?
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22 Jun 2009   #36
Orbital Shark


Right, i've changed the correct background file & updated the ehres.dll file and now my taskbar is dead (cannot open, click icon and a message states that it connot be found, do you wish to remove), and i cant run any program from the start menu (even by typing into the search bar). This happens even before i try to copy the file to c:\windows\ehome\

Looks like 7260 x86 is not supported, will look into the possible cause.

Additional: it's even killed my entire desktop, cannot run any app
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22 Jun 2009   #37
Orbital Shark


Well, don't know what the cause was, but i've just had to completely re-format my system
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22 Jun 2009   #38

Windows 7 Ultimate

To Orbital Shark:>>>System restore did not help your issue? Or, did you forget to try that? I have learned the hard way, to create restore points and back up registry before new installs. Now don't get me wrong, I have followed your inputs for different posts or threads here in the forum, so I know you are very skilled and computer savvy. I myself have a strong IT background, but sometimes I forget to try the little things sometimes. Then I always end up kicking myself in the hiney for my oversight.
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23 Jun 2009   #39
Orbital Shark


Thanks zay, it turned out that i was using a hacked version who knew

All working well now though i've even had a few themes running, from as some of those are awesome
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24 Jun 2009   #40

windows7 7600 x86

Orbital Shark - i had same prblem when messing around with the ehres.dlll using restorator 2007 - I only however had to do a repair install, and than was able to fix problem.
Also for future reference, anyone has this problem to reinstall media browser in a different folder than the default one, and it will work again. at least in my experience.
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