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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

24 Oct 2009   #1331
xxrazor

Dual Boot 7600 RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dnlb32 View Post
I have seen that you guys are very helpful on here. I am hoping someone with some skills can lend me a hand.

I have this image i would like to turn into an orb.

I would like the image to incorporate a little more black/orange as i am running a gateway p-7805u and would like it to match.

ANY help is greatly appreciated!

I have attached what i have been able to do so far.



Thank You!
I made a start on it for you, now maybe Bull can take over for you.

Attachment 32537
Here you go, W7 ready

Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-db-4-bitmap_6801.png

DB Orb.zip

cheers
xxrazor




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25 Oct 2009   #1332
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Hey guys, this look like alot of fun, how do you make these custom themes and such? i wouldn't mind having a shot at doing one of my own.
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25 Oct 2009   #1333
gintor

windows 7 professional X64
 
 

Hi i have collected a themes worth of MAC OS icons and was wondering if someone could help in making a custom theme based on the mac OS. I also have a partial them done which turn all the windows to a mac style
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25 Oct 2009   #1334
beastmaster

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxrazor View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Chud57 View Post
xxrazor... id like the top theme if its not to much trouble I have 7600 x64
You will find it here mate,
:: ThaImpact VS - 7 Version :: by ~DjabyTown on deviantART

and here is the Download



Safeguard:
If you follow the process going forward correctly you will not use system restore or the backup, But PLEASE BACKUP NOW and Update System Restore
BETTER TO SAFE THAN SORRY, it would help if you had a copy of your operating system on a disc, because if you need to use system restore or your backup, you can only access it from your disc.

How to Take ownership
On each file within your system before replace with new ones you will need to take ownership, Right click\Properties\Security Tab\Advanced Button\Owner Tab\Edit Button\high-lite administrators\ apply, you have just taken owner ship, now high-lite user name and apply, just in case.

How To Load Theme
1) load this first,
http://uxstyle.com/builds/UxStyle_Core_jul13_bits.zip, with this you do not need to worry about the folder name Uxtheme which contains, themeservice.dll, themeui.dll and uxtheme.dll.

2)copy the following files into c:\Windows\System32, ExplorerFrame.dll and Shell32.dll You must take ownership of exciting file before you can do this.

3)copy the following file into c:\Windows, Explorer.exe You must take ownership of exciting file before you can do this.

4)copy the following folder and files into c:\Windows\Resource\Theme,Thaimpact folder and thaimpact.theme file.

5) Reboot

6)If you can not see Thaimpact in personalise , go into c:\Windows\Resource\Theme and double click thaimpact.theme, then it will start working.

hope this helps

xxrazor


Enjoy
xxrazor
I have taken ownership of all 3 files but in order for me to copy them I need explorer open which then will not allow me to do a replacement....any suggestions.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Oct 2009   #1335
xxrazor

Dual Boot 7600 RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by beastmaster View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxrazor View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Chud57 View Post
xxrazor... id like the top theme if its not to much trouble I have 7600 x64
You will find it here mate,
:: ThaImpact VS - 7 Version :: by ~DjabyTown on deviantART

and here is the Download



Safeguard:
If you follow the process going forward correctly you will not use system restore or the backup, But PLEASE BACKUP NOW and Update System Restore
BETTER TO SAFE THAN SORRY, it would help if you had a copy of your operating system on a disc, because if you need to use system restore or your backup, you can only access it from your disc.

How to Take ownership
On each file within your system before replace with new ones you will need to take ownership, Right click\Properties\Security Tab\Advanced Button\Owner Tab\Edit Button\high-lite administrators\ apply, you have just taken owner ship, now high-lite user name and apply, just in case.

How To Load Theme
1) load this first,
http://uxstyle.com/builds/UxStyle_Core_jul13_bits.zip, with this you do not need to worry about the folder name Uxtheme which contains, themeservice.dll, themeui.dll and uxtheme.dll.

2)copy the following files into c:\Windows\System32, ExplorerFrame.dll and Shell32.dll You must take ownership of exciting file before you can do this.

3)copy the following file into c:\Windows, Explorer.exe You must take ownership of exciting file before you can do this.

4)copy the following folder and files into c:\Windows\Resource\Theme,Thaimpact folder and thaimpact.theme file.

5) Reboot

6)If you can not see Thaimpact in personalise , go into c:\Windows\Resource\Theme and double click thaimpact.theme, then it will start working.

hope this helps

xxrazor


Enjoy
xxrazor
I have taken ownership of all 3 files but in order for me to copy them I need explorer open which then will not allow me to do a replacement....any suggestions.
If you have taken ownership of all the files including explorer.exe, rename name your orginal files ExplorerFrame.dll.org and Shell32.dll.org then paste the new files into same folder, now do the same with explore.exe, it should look like this.




Complete the steps above and you should be right to go.

cheers
xxrazor
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Oct 2009   #1336
bohusk

windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Hello, I am new here. I didn't read whole thread, I just want to ask how to change that stupid light blue menu bar color to another ? It is so iritating me. I tried windowsblinds and winstep xtreme but id didn't help.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Oct 2009   #1337
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bohusk View Post
Hello, I am new here. I didn't read whole thread, I just want to ask how to change that stupid light blue menu bar color to another ? It is so iritating me. I tried windowsblinds and winstep xtreme but id didn't help.
You will need to edit the image for it in the Areo.msstyle theme file.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Oct 2009   #1338
bohusk

windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bohusk View Post
Hello, I am new here. I didn't read whole thread, I just want to ask how to change that stupid light blue menu bar color to another ? It is so iritating me. I tried windowsblinds and winstep xtreme but id didn't help.
You will need to edit the image for it in the Areo.msstyle theme file.
Please explain me how can I do that.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Oct 2009   #1339
beastmaster

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxrazor View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by beastmaster View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xxrazor View Post

You will find it here mate,
:: ThaImpact VS - 7 Version :: by ~DjabyTown on deviantART

and here is the Download



Safeguard:
If you follow the process going forward correctly you will not use system restore or the backup, But PLEASE BACKUP NOW and Update System Restore
BETTER TO SAFE THAN SORRY, it would help if you had a copy of your operating system on a disc, because if you need to use system restore or your backup, you can only access it from your disc.

How to Take ownership
On each file within your system before replace with new ones you will need to take ownership, Right click\Properties\Security Tab\Advanced Button\Owner Tab\Edit Button\high-lite administrators\ apply, you have just taken owner ship, now high-lite user name and apply, just in case.

How To Load Theme
1) load this first,
http://uxstyle.com/builds/UxStyle_Core_jul13_bits.zip, with this you do not need to worry about the folder name Uxtheme which contains, themeservice.dll, themeui.dll and uxtheme.dll.

2)copy the following files into c:\Windows\System32, ExplorerFrame.dll and Shell32.dll You must take ownership of exciting file before you can do this.

3)copy the following file into c:\Windows, Explorer.exe You must take ownership of exciting file before you can do this.

4)copy the following folder and files into c:\Windows\Resource\Theme,Thaimpact folder and thaimpact.theme file.

5) Reboot

6)If you can not see Thaimpact in personalise , go into c:\Windows\Resource\Theme and double click thaimpact.theme, then it will start working.

hope this helps

xxrazor


Enjoy
xxrazor
I have taken ownership of all 3 files but in order for me to copy them I need explorer open which then will not allow me to do a replacement....any suggestions.
If you have taken ownership of all the files including explorer.exe, rename name your orginal files ExplorerFrame.dll.org and Shell32.dll.org then paste the new files into same folder, now do the same with explore.exe, it should look like this.




Complete the steps above and you should be right to go.

cheers
xxrazor
thanks, works great...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Oct 2009   #1340
bohusk

windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bohusk View Post
Hello, I am new here. I didn't read whole thread, I just want to ask how to change that stupid light blue menu bar color to another ? It is so iritating me. I tried windowsblinds and winstep xtreme but id didn't help.
You will need to edit the image for it in the Areo.msstyle theme file.
In Restorator 2007 trial I've changed 830.png from aero.msstyle, replaced, but after reboot aero refuses to run, it is just classic mode.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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