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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

09 Oct 2009   #1211
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
I'm having a minor problem. I can't use a custom theme because the files I need to modify won't (modify). I've tried UXCore Style and I've taken ownership of the files but when I try to paste in the new files I can't because it says the file is in use. What do I have to do to change these files? Strange that UXCore Style isn't working anymore
try putting the theme in %windir%\Windows\Resources\Theme then apply it


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09 Oct 2009   #1212
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
try putting the theme in %windir%\Windows\Resources\Theme then apply it
yeah, I know...it is. The problem is that the files that need to be modified aren't being modified by UXCore Style and I can't change them manually because they are in use
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09 Oct 2009   #1213
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
try putting the theme in %windir%\Windows\Resources\Theme then apply it
yeah, I know...it is. The problem is that the files that need to be modified aren't being modified by UXCore Style and I can't change them manually because they are in use
I'm currently using UXCore Style.. could you share the theme you are having problems with? I want to have a look with the problem
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09 Oct 2009   #1214
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
I'm currently using UXCore Style.. could you share the theme you are having problems with? I want to have a look with the problem
dude...it's not the theme, it's the fact that the files won't change and even tho i should be able to mod them manually i can't...don't worry, someone will come along that knows what i'm saying
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09 Oct 2009   #1215
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
try putting the theme in %windir%\Windows\Resources\Theme then apply it
yeah, I know...it is. The problem is that the files that need to be modified aren't being modified by UXCore Style and I can't change them manually because they are in use

Try changing your theme to basic and then log off and log on again and the file should no longer be in use.
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09 Oct 2009   #1216
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
I'm having a minor problem. I can't use a custom theme because the files I need to modify won't (modify). I've tried UXCore Style and I've taken ownership of the files but when I try to paste in the new files I can't because it says the file is in use. What do I have to do to change these files? Strange that UXCore Style isn't working anymore
If you happened to paste the files you were about to replac and windows says that the file is in use... try renaming the file(s) you want to replace first then move the file(s) into that folder
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09 Oct 2009   #1217
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Try changing your theme to basic and then log off and log on again and the file should no longer be in use.
That sounded good but didn't work. Still says file is being used. It's really weird coz I've done this HEAPS of times
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09 Oct 2009   #1218
xxrazor

Dual Boot 7600 RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
I'm currently using UXCore Style.. could you share the theme you are having problems with? I want to have a look with the problem
dude...it's not the theme, it's the fact that the files won't change and even tho i should be able to mod them manually i can't...don't worry, someone will come along that knows what i'm saying
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edrik View Post
try putting the theme in %windir%\Windows\Resources\Theme then apply it
yeah, I know...it is. The problem is that the files that need to be modified aren't being modified by UXCore Style and I can't change them manually because they are in use

Try changing your theme to basic and then log off and log on again and the file should no longer be in use.
Ok, try uninstalling Uxcore though remove program or something like C Cleaner, then install Uxcore again, Make sure you reboot> important.

Hope this helps
xxrazor
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09 Oct 2009   #1219
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxrazor View Post
Ok, try uninstalling Uxcore though remove program or something like C Cleaner, then install Uxcore again, Make sure you reboot> important.

Hope this helps
xxrazor
taaadaaa...give the man a cigar. why didn't i think of that??

+rep to u my friend

edit: i knew a fellow aussie would come thru
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10 Oct 2009   #1220
assdancer

Windows 7/Vista
 
 

The black x64 icons wont download. WTF im desperate here
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