ah themes aren't working --- i have uxtheme patch

Discussion in 'Desktop Customisation' started by the_music_man, Mar 6, 2004.

  1. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    Ok my themes somewhat aren't working. They use to work before. I have SP1 and I have uxtheme patch thing installed. And whenever i try to do a theme it changes everything except for the taskbar and the top window bar.
    It still changes icons and desktop.

    And i know its not the theme's fault b/c i've tried a lot and I use to have Foreverblue and corona working but not they won't. :(
     
  2. ~bk

    ~bk I Political User

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    Use Style XP. It's pretty good. I don't use UX Theme Patcher.
     
  3. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    style xp is crappy, it uses up so much RAM and UX theme patcher dosn't.
     
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    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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  5. ~bk

    ~bk I Political User

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    It works perfectly for me.
     
  6. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    yeah it works fine for any1 but it hogs up resources and no1 would want that! :)
     
  7. Dublex

    Dublex Quazatron R6 droid

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    Everyone to his own likes is what I say.

    I like StyleXP, and anyway, since NIS 04 is busy hoovering up resources on my computer, it makes StyleXP look minimal so I don't mind it :D
     
  8. Teddy

    Teddy Boogie Nights...!

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    It aint crappy at all! And 456k of memory...too much? Hmm.
     
  9. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Well, it doesn't matter if StyleXP is crap or not. Just a matter of personal preference. I use the UXtheme patched because it's free, and does the job.

    Anyways, let's get back to solving the problem at hand. prodj: Try going to your themes folder (usually, C:\WINDOWS\Resources\Themes\<themename>) and double click the .msstyle file. That should bring up Display Properties with the theme loaded in the Appearance tab.
    There's a difference between .theme and .msstyle files. The first is a whole set, usually with icons, wallpapers etc...the .msstyle file is just the taskbar and titlebar/widget skin. From what I gathered, it looks like you're trying to apply the .theme files. Try it with the .msstyle files instead.
     
  10. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    ok well i uinstalled theme patcher then i installed it again and now it works! :) lol
     
  11. DeeBeeS

    DeeBeeS OSNN Addict

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    Watch for spyware on StyleXP when it takes you to ThemeXP the themes with the small red star brings other things with it. They call it wrapping