What's your favourite theme program?

Discussion in 'Desktop Customisation' started by Blade195, Jun 14, 2004.

  1. Blade195

    Blade195 OSNN Addict

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    What's your favourite and why? (e.g. windowblinds, styleXP, etc..) :)
     
  2. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    the uxtheme patcher :D cuz theres no extra program to run.
     
  3. Blade195

    Blade195 OSNN Addict

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    Isn't that a hack more than a program? I never used it so.

    Personally, I really like Windowblinds, although that's not surprising when I haven't tried any other. Do the others provide different themes/styles/icons?
    Object desktops icon packaging is great as well. So its very customizable. I luv it :) Can you do that with UXtheme?

    I'd like to have a try at it... What's the latest version?
     
  4. NetRyder

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    The UXtheme patch. WindowBlinds 4.x can do a lot more, but I don't like it personally. Besides, all of my favorite themes are available in the visual style format that works with the uxtheme patch.
     
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  5. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    UXtheme patch, but this poll thing has been done to death.
     
  6. ~bk

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    UX Theme Patch. :)
     
  7. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Hmm... what everyone else said. ;) It's just too good to pass up if you don't have to install and run another app.
     
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  8. Blade195

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    :p I brought it back to life... hehe. My apologies, I couldn't find the post when I searched for it. Hmm... I definitely gotta give UXtheme a try.

    Okay, from previous posts regarding UXtheme, I realize that you can use any theme with this. So I downloaded a few, but it changes nothing. Sometimes it just comes back to the old non-xp theme. I see some .dll files in the folder. Is that supposed to be in windows/resources/themes folder as well?

    Note: My windows is installed in Korean. The start button, for example, is in korean... Could that be the problem when the VS is not being applied?
     
  9. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    Style xp for me,that UX Theme Patch thingy kept giving me errors saying files had be changed and insert xp disc :rolleyes:
     
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  10. Beginning

    Beginning I'm Beginning Somehow...

    :) I like my PatchXP.exe...... :)
     
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  11. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Have you installed SP1a? Cuz when I did windows would automatically restore the patched file. You would have to delete the backup.
     
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  12. Xie

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    I use uxtheme.dll patch/hack :)
     
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  13. Electronic Punk

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    I paid for StyleXP, must have been drunk or something, but I also paid for a years subscription to Object Desktop -- definatly drunk... but I use WindowBlinds on my laptop and StyleXP on my desktop.
     
  14. Xie

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    And then you sent money to Xie cuz you was drunk :rolleyes:
     
  15. Blade195

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    Thanx Admiral...

    Okay, it's working now. I downloaded the Abyblue theme and it looks great. However, I'm not seeing the icons that I saw in the screenshot of Abyblue at deviantart.com. Do I have to download them separately? If so, will the UXtheme patch be able to apply the icons as well? Thanx alot.

    [EDIT] Oh ignore this one. I searched the forum on icons and realized i DO need another program. I don't think i'll bother with that.
     
  16. Electronic Punk

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    Well that would explain that big bank withdrawal, thought it had all gone to that hooker, phew ;)
     
  17. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    i like my theme patcher too. at first it didn't work but after format and etc it worked. stupid windows...
     
  18. Lee

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    I just like classic windows. I have modified my computer, network places and recycle bin. My computer is my computer with a palet, my network places is 3 small monitors and recycle bin is a treasure chest.
     
  19. Dublex

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    I use StyleXP which you do have to pay for if you want to support the software but it handles themes pretty well and I try and support authors as much as possible :)