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Windows 7: any safe to use theme patchers?

24 Dec 2014   #1
snadge

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
any safe to use theme patchers?

im using Norton Security and it reports UThemePatcher as high risk

Filename: skinpack auto uxthemepatcher 4.0.exe
Threat name: Trojan.Gen.2Full Path: c:\users\paul\appdata\local\temp\rar$exa0.993\skinpack auto uxthemepatcher 4.0.exe


skinpack auto uxthemepatcher 4.0.exe Threat name: Trojan.Gen.2


Few Users
Fewer than 100 users in the Norton Community have used this file.

Mature
This file was released 3 months ago.

High
This file risk is high.



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Source: External Media

Source File:
skinpack auto uxthemepatcher 4.0.exe

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File Actions

File: c:\users\paul\appdata\local\temp\rar$exa0.993\ skinpack auto uxthemepatcher 4.0.exe Removed
____________________________


File Thumbprint - SHA:
464edf3627014a99f0dd2d0606b720e855fb028c428568cfe78b43307a7679fc
File Thumbprint - MD5:
Not available

it also said this about another:



can anyone advise on one thats clean and works?

thanks


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25 Dec 2014   #2
Hermitt43

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 w/SP1
 
 

I have always used this one.
Universal Theme Patcher - Download

Good luck,
Jim
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25 Dec 2014   #3
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Those both look like the same one, it appears to be blocking the downloader for the OP though.

We have tutorials for both methods,

Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
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25 Dec 2014   #4
Hermitt43

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 w/SP1
 
 

Thanks for the heads-up derekimo. I've bookmarked those links you posted.

Jim
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25 Dec 2014   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hermitt43 View Post
Thanks for the heads-up derekimo. I've bookmarked those links you posted.

Jim
You're welcome Jim. :)
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30 Dec 2014   #6
M4dn3ss

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I prefer to use Uxstyle (http://uxstyle.com/) since it doesn't replace any system files
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