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Want "Windows 7 looks" at my desktop - possible?

  1. #11


    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,975
    Windows 10 x64


    Round corners? No thank you.
    Once I wanted to get rid of those... but I respect each one's choice.
    Can you increase the radius size? Who knows.

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  2. #12


    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)


    Come on gang. . .there are at least several dozen (if not more) skins available for Win 8. At present I am using an XP style UI on one computer and a Mac OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion on another. You do not have to just go with Stardock products (windowblinds, objective, etc.) to get what you are looking for.

    The one thing about any Windows version is the ability to make changes to the UI. So, always remember "Google" can help find anything you want.
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  3. #13


    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 2,975
    Windows 10 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    Come on gang. . .there are at least several dozen (if not more) skins available for Win 8. At present I am using an XP style UI on one computer and a Mac OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion on another. You do not have to just go with Stardock products (windowblinds, objective, etc.) to get what you are looking for.

    The one thing about any Windows version is the ability to make changes to the UI. So, always remember "Google" can help find anything you want.
    To each their choice. I'm not gonna patch system (uxtheme.dll and stuff) files to allow 3rd party themes to run. This already messed things up in the past. I'm satisfied with the variety Aero, AeroLite, the msstyles from RP and High Contrast variations give me.

    There are a lot of themes out there, but people will always need more, especially if they have a lot to choose from.
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