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Windows 7: Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.

10 Aug 2009   #721
blackroseMD1

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Thanks blackrose, I'm glad you liked them, I have to agree there is something about that green one that just stands out, I think I will probably do one with the green theme for you but not sure when or if the look will remain the same
Awesome. Take your time man, I know it takes some skill and time to get em done.

Again, thanks for all your hard work. The black glossy icons are much better than those ugly default ones that MS love so much.


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11 Aug 2009   #722
beastmaster

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

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

Attachment 21306
I like the Red, Green and Pink versions.. They look awsome
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12 Aug 2009   #723
system001

Windows 7 RC Build 7100 x86 / Windows Vista SP2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by addtoit View Post
these really look great. will have to try some of them. thanks.
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12 Aug 2009   #724
system001

Windows 7 RC Build 7100 x86 / Windows Vista SP2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
No, You can still install the icons manually (They are all here MrGRiM01 on deviantART)
now this is funny. i was thinking of suggesting that people might want to do manual installs, and i ran across your post.

as suggested somewhere here manually installing would save any headaches with the api. i had a $%#@ of a time getting back into windows when i did the auto install. i do not think it was the installer, but rather tweaks made by rockers team when they tweaked the gui.
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12 Aug 2009   #725
mustangman16

Windows 7 Build 7229 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
If you want you can upload the dll's for you build and I will make some custom icons for your build and that should make sure you don't have any API issues or problems with your sound.

If you have a skydrive that would be best as they are too big to upload to the forum.
Yes I have sky drive and am positive its giving my sound issues. Explain what and how to upload my .dll's and i'd be ecstatic if you could make me a custom glossy blue version of the icons! Let me know what you need.

-stang
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13 Aug 2009   #726
smarteyeball

 
 

This is getting old fast.

Once I take ownership and rename the original explorer.exe and replace it with the modified explorer.exe, every .exe (including ALL system files) I try to use gives me a "No such interface supported" error message and I'm forced to do a system restore via the installation disk

What am I glossing over here?

I'm using restorator 2009 - I wonder if that's borking explorer somehow?
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13 Aug 2009   #727
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Just a couple I had posted in the desktop tread.



Here is a png overlay for anyone who want to try their own text with it.

Custom Themes, Icons and Start Buttons.-start-button-overlay.png


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13 Aug 2009   #728
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
This is getting old fast.

Once I take ownership and rename the original explorer.exe and replace it with the modified explorer.exe, every .exe (including ALL system files) I try to use gives me a "No such interface supported" error message and I'm forced to do a system restore via the installation disk

What am I glossing over here?

I'm using restorator 2009 - I wonder if that's borking explorer somehow?
Here is what I did...

Use restorator and once your done with modifing explorer save a new copy (through restorator) somewhere on your comp. Open up Windows and take ownership of explorer...also give yourself and all administrators full access. Copy your original explorer.exe to somewhere else (as a backup). Go to Windows and rename your current explorer something else and place your modified explorer into the folder as explorer.exe. Go into task manager and kill explorer process...restart explorer process. Should be fine now

Post back your results

Chris
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13 Aug 2009   #729
K3NN3

WIN XP,WIN VISTA AND WIN 7.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Just a couple I had posted in the desktop tread.



Here is a png overlay for anyone who want to try their own text with it.

Attachment 22900
Hi, is there a tutorial for making these.

Thank you.
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13 Aug 2009   #730
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by K3NN3 View Post
Hi, is there a tutorial for making these.

Thank you.
Trial and error is how I have done it, still haven't got it down to a fine art yet though.
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