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Windows 7: Start menu Aero Theme Color Change

21 Feb 2011   #11
ghazalo

Win 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

one more question i am sorry i know i am dump

do u know the size of the pic 9pixel)in the start menu background right side how much it should be?
and the same to the all program background pic size?


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21 Feb 2011   #12
Six9siX

7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

first stylebuilder and modification with restorator are two separate things
or is done with one or is done with other.
Some pictures are stretchable and some not (but tiled)
So when changing sizes U must experiment (if win not show theme like it should some thing is wrong).

Example is possible to re size pic 781.png (to max 261x244)
it 's the basic top left or the pic with the big white.
Now is possible to put some pic in there.
The important part is to not disturb the old borders of the theme pic if U not changing the entire look of basic or aero.
Aero is a little difficult and be careful with transparency on borders.

Don't know exactly what pic is for all programs because I transfered programs on the right side via registry and disable it on gpedit.msc
but is there think 771.png basic 261x30

If U wish here's two my themes modified aero :

first is normal with changed most of the white backgrounds
Basic&Aero.rar
the other is the same but taskbar bottom is 1920x46 in size
Basic&Aero_1920x1200.rar

U can change it if U wish.
Only thing is U should select classic theme before replacing aero (uac disabled) or if write protected use the task manager way.
End task all explorer.exe and through new/open/browse (all*.*) copy paste the theme in its place.


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21 Feb 2011   #13
ghazalo

Win 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

thanks my friend that is much beyond me i am sales manager not designer you are professional and i guess my limit stops with the left white back ground it just i wished to change the all programs too and i changed the right one it was awful i attached it but my limits is the left background and if u knew the all programs png file inform me

many many thanks


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22 Feb 2011   #14
ghazalo

Win 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

i have a good question

if my photo is dark as u see the font remain black how to do it lighter in the left side of the start menu

u got me?
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22 Feb 2011   #15
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ghazalo View Post
thanks my friend that is much beyond me i am sales manager not designer you are professional and i guess my limit stops with the left white back ground it just i wished to change the all programs too and i changed the right one it was awful i attached it but my limits is the left background and if u knew the all programs png file inform me

many many thanks
I do not know if I can help I do not have Restorator but I have Windows Style Builder
& the #s for the all program is # 806 & 807 for extended & the button for all programs is # 756
Jerry


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Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-startpanelcomposited__startpanelpriv_moreprogramsimage-806.png Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-startpanelcomposited__startpanelpriv_moreprogramsextendedimage-807.png Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-startpanelpriv_moreprogramstabimage-756.png Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-start.png 
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22 Feb 2011   #16
Six9siX

7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

God work I see U modding a aero theme.
So U basically need to replace 3 more pictures.
804 - Aero startmenu (shutdown btn background).png
806 - Aero startmenu (left side all programs background).png
813 - Aero startmenu (left bottom background Search).png

And yes U can do the left side lighter or change left side colors.
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22 Feb 2011   #17
ghazalo

Win 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

many many thanks all

i owe you next input to show you new nice theme
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24 Feb 2011   #18
ghazalo

Win 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

many many thanks specially six9six thanks every body too now the window has nice look when i work on my PC.

of course forgive me i am still beginner so all what i changed is the orbs, wallpaper, startmenu, folders background, icons and logon background

and here is attachment for some of it


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Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-cell-pic-logon-background.jpg   Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-folder-bg1.jpg   Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-folder-bg4.jpg   Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-startmenu1-orb-icon.jpg   Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-startmenu2.jpg  

Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-startmenu4.jpg   Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-start-menu3.jpg   Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-folder-bg2.jpg   Start menu Aero Theme Color Change-folder-bg3.jpg  
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03 Mar 2011   #19
ghazalo

Win 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

have any idea how to stop the 808 from stretching the photo's

i have Neo hex editor if needed
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03 Mar 2011   #20
ghazalo

Win 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

as i attach in this pic the 808 is the pain

any solution?


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