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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

04 Aug 2009   #621
Delfofthebla

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Nice Icons Grim! Just wish I could use them :/

I'm running 7100 so I'm plagued with explorer crashes when I use the start menu, as well as a few other minor issues. Do you have any plans to release versions that are compatible with 7100?


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04 Aug 2009   #622
Generator

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
I just realized about a minute or so ago that I could do that...the fix worked easily...maybe an addition could be made to the installer to automate the process or am I the only one that has ran into the problem?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
No, I ran into that problem too. Thanks for the explanation Grim!
This isn't a bug, the installer was never coded to do that bit.
(due to my lack of knowledge on where Win7 stores that bit of info for it!)
Mr GRiM kindly just included the 'extra' icon so folk didn't have just one yellow icon left on there screens.


The best I could do for now would be an compiled AutoIt script that does the 'sendkeys' stuff, but that way is a bit too flakey for my liking so I'm not going to do it that way.
(It wouldn't be worth the agro when things DO go wrong.)

The only other way for now would be to include a pre-patched explorer.exe with each pack and for each script to be edited to include it but that seem's a bit extreme just for one icon IMO.
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04 Aug 2009   #623
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
This isn't a bug, the installer was never coded to do that bit.
(due to my lack of knowledge on where Win7 stores that bit of info for it!)
Mr GRiM kindly just included the 'extra' icon so folk didn't have just one yellow icon left on there screens.


The best I could do for now would be an compiled AutoIt script that does the 'sendkeys' stuff, but that way is a bit too flakey for my liking so I'm not going to do it that way.
(It wouldn't be worth the agro when things DO go wrong.)

The only other way for now would be to include a pre-patched explorer.exe with each pack and for each script to be edited to include it but that seem's a bit extreme just for one icon IMO.

I agree with you mate, I think the workaround for this is good enough, it takes less then a minute to fix so I don't think it's a big issue, what did you think of the new folders?
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04 Aug 2009   #624
Generator

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

Very slick indeed fella!

I agree with Blackrose that they will suite the darker themes more, although the Blue's work on quite a few dark'ish ones for me too.
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04 Aug 2009   #625
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Here's a few more variations of my Ultimate folder.

Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-ultimate-folders.jpg


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04 Aug 2009   #626
Generator

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Here's a few more variations of my Ultimate folder.

Attachment 21306
Argh!! ..and now I can't decide which I like the most, you've given me too many options in one go.

(Well, minus the pink ones naturally but the girls will like them ones! )
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04 Aug 2009   #627
system001

Windows 7 RC Build 7100 x86 / Windows Vista SP2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Just experimenting with some new ideas and wanted to get some opinions.

Attachment 21232
either idea looks great. again fantastic work.
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04 Aug 2009   #628
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
Argh!! ..and now I can't decide which I like the most, you've given me too many options in one go.

(Well, minus the pink ones naturally but the girls will like them ones! )

i don't see any pink ones
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04 Aug 2009   #629
gondc

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Here's a few more variations of my Ultimate folder.

Attachment 21306

Very nice indeed! I particularly like one with the Red Ultimate


Keep up the good work, they are fantastic!
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04 Aug 2009   #630
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

I want all of em... when will they be available?? j/k .. I use your Black Glossy and love em..
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