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Prefer XP Royale Noire look to newer W7 / W8 Themes

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Prefer XP Royale Noire look to newer W7 / W8 Themes


    Hi there
    What's with the modern designers -- the Windows always tend to look overly bright and insipid - especially Office 2013 -- whoever designed that choice should be "led from here to a place of execution where your body will be left hanging by the neck until DEAD" !!.

    Here's a desktop from an XP VM system I'm still using with a windowed EXCEL spread sheet on it --- much much easier to handle than the new W8 themes.

    I'm waiting for someone to come out with the old great Royale Noir theme for W8 -- this theme was never officially released by Ms for XP but it did find it's way out into the wild.

    (Over to you guys at Stardocks maybe !!).

    Cheers

    jimbo
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    The StarDock Corporation is literally 1 mile from my office. I pass it often on my way to lunch. Maybe I can print out this page and drop it off to them.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64
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    thats a skinpack for Windows 8 and can cause corruption to your Windows 8 and may harm the way Windows 8 looks .
    If you would use these create a restore point .
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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    I don't know why, that that reminds of a beta build of Windows Longhorn...
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Prefer XP Royale Noire look to newer W7 / W8 Themes
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