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Windows 7: Macos X for windows 7

17 Feb 2010   #1
idas

win 7
 
 
Macos X for windows 7

Macos X for windows 7 .

Mac OS X style system behaviour with not using any 3rd party program.
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Macos X is a Mac OS X port for WIndows 7, made by idas = ZEUS osX. (Pavlos Pitselas).

Macos (1)word meaning : 'mecos'= length in ancient Athenian also Ionian language and in Byzantine and in nowdays Greek, and 'macos' in doric and aeolian ancient greek dialects and in nowdays tsaconian= spartan dialect that still speaken in some villages in southeastern Pelloponese[south Greece], where is my hometown, and also in Ancient Greek Macedonian and Aeolian Thessalian dialects.

Macos X IS not just a theme. With new code added to Windows system files , Windows becomes behaving like Mac OS X .

When foristance we select a folder as 'icon', we have separate mouse over image for the folder and other image for the text.

When we select a folder as 'details' we can have stripes, and mouse over images like mac os X , blue hover and white text .

Main categories of visual styles: Transparent, Brushed, Gray.

Subcategories: I have also added some styles, to any of the first categories, with always opened folderband and addressbar, and no button to the top right edge of the window.



Also to this screenshot i use The Ave's application [still beta] , CloseButtonChanger which makes the buttons more close.

My work is based on the spirit of os X, and not a copy of it.

Many images are designed in a similar but not same way with original os X.

I use font bold style in many places that original os X use regular font style.

I made this project to work only to 96 dpi font size.

For this project i have spent thousands of hours, and perchaps it is first time in the history of Windows, that without any 3rd party programm or explorer replacement, we have a so much close to mac os X style approaching.

The theme will have some limitations in use, as i have not enough time to complete in the way i want, as i am too tired.

MAIN LIMITATIONS AND CONDITIONS OF USING

1. do not change border padings.

2. do not change font size (leave it 96 dpi font size).

3. taskbar must be resized every time we log in, if we want 'small icons' in it, as Windows 7 internal code streched it to bigger dimentions.

4. for close distance between close,min,max buttons Ave's application [still beta] , CloseButtonChanger needed.

5. for adding shadows effect around your Windows, needed the freeware controlable application YzShadow.

Special thanks to Panda X , DM-moinmoin , Patrickgs , and and Yoni (Rafael Rodriguez) .

Upload will come this or next week. [32 bit and 64 bit system files will included, or will uploaded separately because of the size in mb]

All features referenced in my work are subject to change.

I do not allow modifications of my work.

Thank you All of you, for your support.

Made in H E L L A S (= Greece ).

Inspired by Zeus.


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more screenshots to my Deviant Art page.

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17 Feb 2010   #2
Stevy22

Windows 7 and MAC
 
 

But i think you have to follow all the instructions in order to have wINDOWS bEHAVE lIKE mac, aM I riGHT?
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17 Feb 2010   #3
idas

win 7
 
 

system files, like explorerframe.dll, shel32.dll etc must replaced with mines. Additional code is added to them and the behaviour has changed as it has described ''...When foristance we select a folder as 'icon', we have separate mouse over image for the folder and other image for the text. When we select a folder as 'details' we can have stripes, and mouse over images like mac os X , blue hover and white text ...'', and also mstyles made by me, giving the overall result.

and ofcourse instructions must be followed.
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17 Feb 2010   #4
Kari

 

Download link in Deviantart don't work. I would like to test this on a virtual Seven machine I have, so how can I download it?.

Kari
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17 Feb 2010   #5
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Download link in Deviantart don't work. I would like to test this on a virtual Seven machine I have, so how can I download it?.

Kari
Apparently he only uploaded the preview image
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18 Feb 2010   #6
idas

win 7
 
 

'' ... Upload will come this or next week. [32 bit and 64 bit system files will included, or will uploaded separately because of the size in mb] ...'' as i have written.
have a little patient , what makes it difficult is the large size in mb because of the system files.(explorerframe.dll, explorer but mainly because of imageres.dll and shell32.dll which have also the icons)

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This is about one year continious work to code, adding additional code lines that does not exist to original microsoft code, plus changing native code parameters, started with windows 7 beta, then RC1 and now RTM, and i use most of the images from my mac styles for vista which i started in November 2006 up to December 2008 (see my Gallery), import them and finish for windows 7 mstyle in May 2009 and added few images, as you see in my Deviant art screenshots, also this month(new style in combonox etc)

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19 Feb 2010   #7
idas

win 7
 
 

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20 2 2010

32 bit version download

64 bit version download

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20 Feb 2010   #8
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Download link in Deviantart don't work. I would like to test this on a virtual Seven machine I have, so how can I download it?.

Kari
let us know when you try in on your Windows7 VM. It looks nice BTW.
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20 Feb 2010   #9
idas

win 7
 
 

i also added more clear instructions for the 64bit system:

for the 64 bit version SYstem files replacement :

You must copy ExplorerFrame.dll, imageres.dll, shell32.dll from the 64 bit pack to C:\Windows\System32 and and explorer to C:\Windows .

and NOW please Download my 32 BIT version from http://zeusosx.deviantart.com/art/Ma...2bit-154709485 , open the foler 32 bit Dll files, copy and replace the files that existed to c:\windows\syswow64 of your 64bit system.

I HAVE ADDED THIS to my Deviants Art page Instructions for the 64 bit theme.

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Macos X for Windows 7 - 32bit Macos X for Windows 7 - 32bit by ~ZEUSosX on deviantART

Macos X for Windows 7 - 64bit Macos X for Windows 7 - 64bit by ~ZEUSosX on deviantART

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20 Feb 2010   #10
moinmoin

Win 7
 
 


It works fine on my Win 7 x64 VM.
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