UX Theme Patcher

Discussion in 'Desktop Customisation' started by ~bk, May 7, 2004.

  1. ~bk

    ~bk I Political User

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    I know there are many threads on this but some the links don't work. I downloaded it from a site but it's just not working.

    Any other sites where I can download it? :eek:
     
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    ~bk I Political User

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    That's the one I downloaded but it didn't work.
     
  4. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    See how this one goes. I've still got one more to try if this one doesn't work.

    Not sure if you need the dll but I put it in just un case.
     
  5. ~bk

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    I will check that out in a bit.
     
  6. Beginning

    Beginning I'm Beginning Somehow...

    I use PatchXP.exe all the time... Works flawlessly.. :)
     
  7. Petros

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    If your're running a later SP2 beta than 2082, you're out of luck with UXTheme patcher. If not, your computer may have a case of the gay. Maybe you could resort to StyleXP?
     
  8. ~bk

    ~bk I Political User

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    I'm using trial version StyleXP right now so I'll check those patches when the trial version is finished.
     
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    Lee OSNN Proxy

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    ~bk I Political User

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    Thanks, i'll check those out.
     
  11. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    The easiest way i find to use this .dll file is to drag the original from windows folder to a blank folder on desktop, then drop this into windows folder and delete blank (containing old file) folder on desktop and just reboot when i have finished using PC for day.
     
  12. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    The file attached up there^^^^^^^^does it for you.
     
  13. ~bk

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    None of the patches are working for me. [​IMG]
     
  14. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    You could do it manually...that's how I've always done it, and it never fails. Just be careful and don't delete anything you're not supposed to.

    -First search the entire drive for any instances of uxtheme.dll (search within subfolders, and include hidden files as well).
    -Delete all instances of it, except the one in \WINDOWS\system32 (you can move them to a temporary location instead of deleting them, to be on the safe side).
    -Rename the one in the system32 folder to uxtheme_old.dll and extract the one from the attached ZIP file into the same folder.
    - Reboot and enjoy themes. [​IMG]

    EDIT: This uxtheme file is version 6.0.2800.1106 for XP SP1 with all Windows Update patches installed (aka latest, fully updated version of Windows).
     
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  15. ~bk

    ~bk I Political User

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    Didn't work. :eek:
     
  16. ~bk

    ~bk I Political User

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    Should I delete the one I renamed? (uxtheme_old.dll)
     
  17. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    No, you don't need to. No idea why it isn't working...seems like the file is getting replaced by the original one somehow.
     
  18. ~bk

    ~bk I Political User

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    When I rename the uxtheme.dll to uxtheme_old.dll, then suddenly the original file appeared.
     
  19. NetRyder

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    Did you make sure the only remaining uxtheme.dll file on your entire drive was the one in \WINDOWS\system32 before renaming it?
     
  20. ~bk

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    Yes but there is one that returns everytime I remove. It's in the folder called "system32/dllcache."