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  1. #41


    Louisiana, USA
    Posts : 172
    Windows 8.1 x64 OEM


    Quote Originally Posted by chevy350 View Post
    here's what I've got going on atm



    Theme is Special Edition SE for Win7 by One Man Army, ported over to Win8/8.1 by Lamia
    What are you using to skin Windows?

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  2. #42


    Here's my new desktop. I chose green as my theme color. It's a cheerful color.

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    Here it is with my daily Bing pic background and with my tiles. I like how it scrolls and gives me personal info via live tiles.

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    And here is my Desktop app (aka desktop portal) being closed by holding the WinKey, pressing the period key, then pressing the down arrow, and finally releasing the WinKey. It can also be closed by dragging it down. Notice the same cheerful green background during the process?

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    Last edited by HippsieGypsie; 25 Apr 2014 at 09:50.
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  3. #43


    Quote Originally Posted by Jarminx View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by chevy350 View Post
    here's what I've got going on atm

    Theme is Special Edition SE for Win7 by One Man Army, ported over to Win8/8.1 by Lamia
    What are you using to skin Windows?
    I'm using UltraUXThemePatcher along with TaskbarBlurToggle and Start8 trial, will switch to classicshell once the trial runs out
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  4. #44


    Louisiana, USA
    Posts : 172
    Windows 8.1 x64 OEM


    Quote Originally Posted by chevy350 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Jarminx View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by chevy350 View Post
    here's what I've got going on atm

    Theme is Special Edition SE for Win7 by One Man Army, ported over to Win8/8.1 by Lamia
    What are you using to skin Windows?
    I'm using UltraUXThemePatcher along with TaskbarBlurToggle and Start8 trial, will switch to classicshell once the trial runs out
    Nice.. I need to look those up.. Your dock is by Winstep? Or a diff one?
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  5. #45


    Georgia
    Posts : 110
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64 / Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Dual Boot


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    Here's mine:

    Theme: Verbum Honoris by gor17981 ported to Windows 8.1 Update 1 by Lamia
    Start menu : StartisBack
    Rainmeter: Combination of Simple Weather & Badclock modified by me.
    Dock: RocketDock, Skin: Verbum Honoris , Dock Icons: F Icons by Try4Ce


    The nice thing about the themes posted by myself and chevy350 are they do not require 3rd party software to run which in return means there are no system resources required to run them unlike Window Blinds which must run in the system tray and uses a considerable amount of resources in order to run their themes.

    I'll do anything to put Stardock products down ... hehe!
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  6. #46


    Louisiana, USA
    Posts : 172
    Windows 8.1 x64 OEM


    Quote Originally Posted by edee View Post
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    Here's mine:

    Theme: Verbum Honoris by gor17981 ported to Windows 8.1 Update 1 by Lamia
    Start menu : StartisBack
    Rainmeter: Combination of Simple Weather & Badclock modified by me.
    Dock: RocketDock, Skin: Verbum Honoris , Dock Icons: F Icons by Try4Ce


    The nice thing about the themes posted by myself and chevy350 are they do not require 3rd party software to run which in return means there are no system resources required to run them unlike Window Blinds which must run in the system tray and uses a considerable amount of resources in order to run their themes.

    I'll do anything to put Stardock products down ... hehe!
    And I used to have Windowblinds on my store-bought PC before my new custom built PC.. Had problems a looonnnggggg time ago when they first started out, but right before my HDD went out on the Dell everything worked perfectly..

    How does the skinning work with the one you use? You have a link for reference so I can check them out? I'd Google it, but last thing I Googled from a title from someone's suggestion led to a refreshing of Windows.. O.o You obviously have it working, so I'd like to check it out straight from the pages you used to get the nice skinning you got Don't really care about the start menu, I like the way 8.1 operates, one of the minor few who do lol.. Docks don't interest me neither, that's what the Start bar is for
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  7. #47


    Georgia
    Posts : 110
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64 / Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Dual Boot


    Quote Originally Posted by Jarminx View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by edee View Post


    The nice thing about the themes posted by myself and chevy350 are they do not require 3rd party software to run which in return means there are no system resources required to run them unlike Window Blinds which must run in the system tray and uses a considerable amount of resources in order to run their themes.

    I'll do anything to put Stardock products down ... hehe!
    And I used to have Windowblinds on my store-bought PC before my new custom built PC.. Had problems a looonnnggggg time ago when they first started out, but right before my HDD went out on the Dell everything worked perfectly..

    How does the skinning work with the one you use? You have a link for reference so I can check them out? I'd Google it, but last thing I Googled from a title from someone's suggestion led to a refreshing of Windows.. O.o You obviously have it working, so I'd like to check it out straight from the pages you used to get the nice skinning you got Don't really care about the start menu, I like the way 8.1 operates, one of the minor few who do lol.. Docks don't interest me neither, that's what the Start bar is for

    There is no reason whatsoever that one would need third party software in order to run custom themes.
    Stardock tried to corner the market with Window Blinds to run custom themes but there were a few that were smarter than them ...

    You can find everything you need to know and customize without the use of Window Blinds at Virtual Customs
    Tell them Dark Knight sent you.
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  8. #48


    Quote Originally Posted by Jarminx View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by chevy350 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Jarminx View Post

    What are you using to skin Windows?
    I'm using UltraUXThemePatcher along with TaskbarBlurToggle and Start8 trial, will switch to classicshell once the trial runs out
    Nice.. I need to look those up.. Your dock is by Winstep? Or a diff one?
    Been using RocketDock for years, the dock skin was included with the theme and Virtual Customs is a good place to start, lots of talent over there
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  9. #49


    The Netherlands
    Posts : 47
    Windows 10 Pro


    Some nice and clean desktops around here... i like it too that way.
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  10. #50


    Posts : 279
    64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro


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