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Windows 7: How Do I use custom themes in Windows 7?

01 Dec 2009   #21
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Try giving full control to the Administrator, thats what I normally do when taking ownership.

You seemed to have also overlooked Zidane's post

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Quote: Originally Posted by Evilhugbear
Nobody knows how to fix this?


Everyone always forgets my tutorial...

I wish that everyone would dump the stupid system patches that screw more computers than help them and do this...

Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Also I now use VistaGlazz and it works perfectly.


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01 Dec 2009   #22
Evilhugbear

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Administrator already has full control of explorer.exe, Windows, and the theme's explorer.exe which I am try to use.

I log in as the admin and it still won't let me replace it.
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02 Dec 2009   #23
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

You cant replace explorer when it's in use, I take it that the only thing you want to change is the start orb, you will need to download the 30 day trial of Restorator and open the modified explorer and extract the start orb you want to use then open the explorer in windows with Restortor and put it back in, then open task manager and kill explorer and then save your new explorer in Restorator.

Then go back to task manager and select new task and type explorer and hit enter.
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02 Dec 2009   #24
Evilhugbear

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ok, I downloaded it, but how do I extract the start orb from the modified explorer and then put it into the normal explorer?
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02 Dec 2009   #25
Evilhugbear

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Nevermind, I went to the website in your sig and found this guide that worked
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02 Dec 2009   #26
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Evilhugbear View Post
Nobody knows how to fix this?
Everyone always forgets my tutorial...

I wish that everyone would dump the stupid system patches that screw more computers than help them and do this...

Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Chris, there is a link at the top of my tutorial linking to this
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02 Dec 2009   #27
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Evilhugbear View Post
Nobody knows how to fix this?
Everyone always forgets my tutorial...

I wish that everyone would dump the stupid system patches that screw more computers than help them and do this...

Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Chris, there is a link at the top of my tutorial linking to this
I know...but folks will probably not even use that method...

It is because they believe that the modifying of system files is the only way
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