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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

22 Jul 2009   #401
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

Just tried AIM in my VM and I can confirm it's well and truly broken, sorry people..
(It didn't even finish installing before killing Explorer)

EDIT: I've disabled links for 7100 whilst the bug is fixed.
Sorry to all who have downloaded the 7100 version.


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22 Jul 2009   #402
system001

Windows 7 RC Build 7100 x86 / Windows Vista SP2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
Mr GRiM's Glossy Blue Icon Pack Installer


With kind permission from Mr GRiM, I thought I'd make an install script to make the installation of the excellent 'Mr GRiM's Glossy Blue Icon Pack' a lot easier for everyone.

It's a couple of batch files that run without aid from any other third-party applications. It runs from within your current Windows 7 setup without the need to boot into another operating system or without the need to enter Safe Mode either.

Attachment 17355


Here's the contents of the "README.txt" file...

Note   Note

I MUST stress that everyone who decides to use the installer should manually creates backups of the files affected themselves, just as a saftey precaution with the script being new.
(The script does create backups and a System Restore Point but there is no harm in being extra safe!)

The affected files are as listed in the Readme.




Download links:
Build 7100 - ! Bug Fixing ! -- !! Bug Fixing !! -
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Build 7264 - Live Skydrive -- Dropbox Mirror -
Build 7600 - Live Skydrive -- Dropbox Mirror -
(7600 - Works with both .16384 & .16385!)

* 7100 will be back up as soon as a unforeseeable bug has been fixed!



(Other builds will be available shortly!)
Don't forget to thank Mr GRiM if you like the icons! I just wrote the scripts...



Updates:

19th July 2009
Added downloads for build 7100 and build 7600 ( .16384 & .16385 ).
17th July 2009
Icon Pack Installer updated to include icons for Floppy/Bluray drives.
Attachment 18743
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Excellent work Sean, for everyones peice of mind I have also tested the script and it worked flawlessly, also I would like to add that running sfc /scannow in an Elevated command promt will also restore all icons to default after restart.

If you have any issues feel free to ask Sean or myself for help.

This is a preview of the icons that are included.

Attachment 17362

Enjoy
fantastic job guys.
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22 Jul 2009   #403
Klaw117

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
Just tried AIM in my VM and I can confirm it's well and truly broken, sorry people..
(It didn't even finish installing before killing Explorer)

EDIT: I've disabled links for 7100 whilst the bug is fixed.
Sorry to all who have downloaded the 7100 version.
No worries, it's not too serious.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
I have had no issues thus far - but I rarely go through the start menu to programs anymore, I type the name - and thus far The Last Remnant, Race Driver G.R.I.D. and other games I have do not cause any issues.
Even typing the name of the affected files in the Start Menu Search will crash Explorer. The only way to access the affected files is to have a shortcut to the files prior to installation or going into to Computer->Local Disk ( C: )->Whereever the affected files are in your HDD.
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22 Jul 2009   #404
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

Just tried all the other versions with installing AIM and it is just 7100 affected.


System001, Have you experienced any Explorer.exe crashes on the x86 verison of the build? It could narrow the problem down maybe to just x64 if you havn't. (& thanks for the appreciation btw!)
EDIT: or did you not get chance to download it before I just disabled the links for 7100?...
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22 Jul 2009   #405
Cashis

Windows 7 (x64)
 
 

I've got issues with build 7600 RTM x86 I run the install and when she restarts just get BSOD its weird coz I've done it many times with 7600 RTM x64 and it all goes sweet anyone else having troubles with x86?
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22 Jul 2009   #406
Dixon Butz

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot
 
 

Mine reboots while booting with shell32 installed. Could be a blue screen. But I dont see it.
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22 Jul 2009   #407
Dixon Butz

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot
 
 

You could try replacing the shell32 from Grim's with the one from Areoshine. Leave Grim's imageres and imageresp1 installed.

Seven Aero Shine Blue For 7RC by ~molinarosp on deviantART

Worked for me on 7600 x86
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22 Jul 2009   #408
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

I'll look into the x86 version of 7600.16385 next then and see if I can figure out whats happening guys.



EDIT: Build 7100 problems now sorted and files are re-up'd...
Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-vmware_7100.jpgCustom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-aol_sub_folder.jpg


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22 Jul 2009   #409
Klaw117

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I've reinstalled the fixed version and tested the previously affected files and all the others to be safe. I'm happy to report that everything now works perfectly as it was intended to. Thanks Generator (EDIT: and Mr GRiM), excellent work!
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22 Jul 2009   #410
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

Thanks mate, Glad that one's fixed now!

It was still work from both of us btw! Mr GRiM fixed the actual dll's and I tested, updated and re-upped the install.
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