SevenVG: Download Windows 7 PDC Theme for Windows XP

Discussion in 'Desktop Customisation' started by Vishal Gupta, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. Vishal Gupta

    Vishal Gupta Microsoft MVP

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    SevenVG RTM Theme for Windows XP:

    "SevenVG" theme is the First and Best Windows 7 look-like theme for Windows XP.

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    Change Log:
    • New Taskbar buttons similar to Windows 7 RTM (with round corners, updated colors and glow effect)
    • New User Pic frame in Startmenu similar to Windows 7 RTM
    • Windows 7 default Userpic is shown in Startmenu if Welcome Screen is not enabled
    • A brand new Startmenu in Basic style similar to Windows 7 RTM (Thanks to XibaD)
    • MSN icon replaced with Windows 7 logo in Basic Startmenu
    • New Menubar matching with Windows 7 RTM
    • New Quick Launch graphics and buttons spacing updated to match with Windows 7 RTM
    • Quick Launch "Large Icons" issue fixed. Now Taskbar height remains same.
    • A brand new "Styler" toolbar included to match Windows 7 RTM
    • Titlebar buttons graphics and position updated
    • System Tray icons position updated to take less space
    • New "Hide Inactive Icons" resources
    • "Details" view graphics in Explorer updated to match Windows 7 RTM
    • Taskbar resources updated for proper view in Top, Bottom, Left and Right sides
    • New "All Programs" Menu Background matching with Windows 7 RTM
    • And lots of other small graphics updated
    • At last many bugs fixed as usual
    You can download the theme using following link:

    Download Link
     
    Last edited: May 24, 2011
  2. Admiral Michael

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    Nice. Rep++
     
  3. ElementalDragon

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    ..... find it funny how people are still designing visual themes for an OS that isn't even out yet.... to be used on an OS that's kinda past it's prime.

    Would make more sense to see a theme like that for Vista..... which actually HAS that type of start menu button by default.... and also has Aero.
     
  4. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Huh? This is to make Windows XP look like Windows 7.
     
  5. LordOfLA

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    right. Windows 7 isn't out yet and xp is past its prime. Not rocket science :D
     
  6. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    Nice work, but yea XP? Come on...
     
  7. Vishal Gupta

    Vishal Gupta Microsoft MVP

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    Thanks everyone. XP is not out yet and there are many people who are still using it. I created this theme after getting big demand for it. :)
     
  8. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    so long ms is still using the nt technology, nt file system with the same nt memory constraints there are good reasons to use the more functional designs on an older and stable os, xp, and if vishal's theme gives more functionality as well as the modernized look, those reasons combined with the fact that vista and windows 7 cost money a user isn't willing to spend since their os is fine for their needs

    first release os' from ms don't have a real good reputation for stability

    I agree though, I hope vishal does the same for a vista makeover too

    this is great stuff vishal
     
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2008
  9. LordOfLA

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    vista is at sp1 now and is just evolved NT :)
     
  10. Dark Atheist

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    people will be using xp for years to come, just like they do with nt4 now ;)
     
  11. Johnny

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    I would like to see this for vista as well. Also, Vista SP2 is supposed to be out next month ;)
     
  12. Dark Atheist

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    and were people not doing this with xp and 2k when vista was in development? ;)
     
  13. epk

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    2k? who themes win2k? :O
     
  14. Dark Atheist

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    loads of people did
     
  15. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    I used to theme win2k. Some of those classic ones looked pretty good ...
     
  16. epk

    epk Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    windows 2000 was a server os! :p
     
  17. Dark Atheist

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    no it wasnt, xp is built on win2k pro you think xp is server os?

    windows 2000 server - advanced server - datacenter - were all servers, win2k pro was the desktop version
     
  18. epk

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    windows 2000 wasnt for "home use"

    thats the spot windows ME was supposed to fill
     
  19. Dark Atheist

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    neither was xp pro but loads of people used that at home, win2k worked fine for me and i had no issue with games, and win me was just total *******s anyway :p
     
  20. Johnny

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    Yep, Windows MEwas crap with a capital C :p