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Windows 8 to feature AeroLite UI with “Metro” look from WP7

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    Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)

    Windows 8 to feature AeroLite UI with “Metro” look from WP7


    A big issue everyone had with Windows Vista were the hardware requirements. Windows Vista was often mistakenly labelled as a slow and sluggish operating system, simply because it was being installed on insufficient hardware. Microsoft has not forgotten this mistake, especially with Windows 8.

    As more information continues to leak, we now hear from AngelWZR (via Twitter) about a new AeroLite UI. AngelWZR managed to get a screenshot of the Windows 8 AeroLite theme files, as well as some information on the user interface:

    Generally, Windows 8 Aerolight [Aerolite] theme looks a lot like Metro UI in some parts. It’s very flat, as I can say looking to resources from it.

    AngelWZR also reiterated that the buttons and other features are similar to those in WP7, except different colours are being used.
    Source: Windows 8 to have AeroLite UI featuring the "Metro" look from WP7 | Windows 8 Center

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    Windows 7 x64 (Technet)


    Very nice buttons elements from this new theme Aero Lite... would like to test this theme in my win seven

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    I wonder if this will be used with tablets too?
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazlunatic View Post
    I wonder if this will be used with tablets too?
    I was thinkng about that too ! I guess it will.
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    Windows 7


    Quote Originally Posted by LFB View Post
    Very nice buttons elements from this new theme Aero Lite... would like to test this theme in my win seven
    Themes for Windows 7 are being worked on
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    Windows 7 Home Premium FR x64


    I don't dig the WP7 interface tbh. But I would love to try that theme on my Win7.
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    Windows 7


    Quote Originally Posted by Lebon14 View Post
    I don't dig the WP7 interface tbh. But I would love to try that theme on my Win7.

    Aero Lite for 7 - Alpha by ~thepanda-x on deviantART
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    Interesting, but I woudnt replace my glassy AeroVG Se7en !

    Thanks for the link ie9
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    AeroVG Se7en? Care to share?
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    AeroVG Se7en - Nice Glassy Theme


    Quote Originally Posted by crazlunatic View Post
    AeroVG Se7en? Care to share?
    Of course not mate !

    Link: AeroVG Se7en.zip - 4shared.com - online file sharing and storage - download

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