Between visual style and windowblind

Discussion in 'Desktop Customisation' started by Punkychan, Jan 26, 2004.

  1. Punkychan

    Punkychan OSNN Addict

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    I've been using Windowblind for quite sometimes, but I've seen a lot of our forum members are using Visual Style.Which is better ? I'm using a triple monitor setup., I've installed it once but not so happy with it ( VS) because it screwed up my 3 monitor setup.I've read reviews Windowblinds doesn't affect the system so much.What do you suggest ?
     
  2. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Well for me I just use Visual Styles, as I prefer them over WindowsBlinds, which slows down my system. But if it doesn't affect your system that much and you like it, just stick to WindowsBlinds then.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    I've heard that the latest version of WindowsBlinds doesn't really slowdown your system like the old ones used to. You just need to turn off the Windows theming service while using WB.

    I still use msstyles though, mainly because it's a free hack, and there's no third-party software involved. Besides, I actually like most msstyle-based themes better than WB ones.
     
  4. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    what NetRyder said. For me, WB and WB themes just...try to do too much..
     
  5. Johnny

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    WB is a resource hog. VS is better - there are also more themes for VS than WB..
     
  6. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    WB Themes seem a bit over the top in general I always thought. VisualStyles are (sort of) Native, just easier, cheaper and quicker :)
     
  7. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I use VS as well. Most of the time they seem more natural and easier to work with.
     
  8. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I use VS too.
    I like stylexp 2 cause you can do the logon, boot screens,styles,wallpaper and icons all at the same time :D