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Make Your XP Machine Look Like Vista

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by kidcnote, May 22, 2006.

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  1. kidcnote

    kidcnote Banned Thread Starter

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  2. Nalianna

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    Looks pretty, but i'm not certain how to make the upper right hand corner icons ( minimise, resize, close ) to look like those of the screenshots.

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    Which of the options allows that?

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  4. html81993

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    This sounds stupid....

    Can I go back to looking like XP if I don't like it(even though it looks good)?
     
  5. kidcnote

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    I think so.. You just delete the program and what you had before is back..
    " The greatest thing is that it is free!

    It does have uninstallation options in case you decide you want to get rid of it, so there really isn’t anything to lose. However, when you install the software it has to overwrite some system files (it modifies things like the boot screen) so Windows will prompt you stating that your system files have been changed. It will ask whether you want to change them back or leave them, so just leave them if you want the system to function properly.

    The software is also nice because it allows you to choose what you want it to change. If you don’t want it to alter the boot screen then you just have to uncheck the “Boot Screen” box during installation (the boot screen is kinda ugly, see the screenshots link below). This is a very nice piece of software." end quote..
     
  6. html81993

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    Thanks kidcnote, but I really need an exact answer because I might not like it (what would I be thinking). Does this also work with Windows Blinds(I have a post in Other Software but I really want an answer)?
     
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    All I can tell you is to go through the 2 original links I posted and read or I'm sure you could post your questions and concerns in the "Comments" and the brain behind it all and he/she/they will get back to you..
     
  8. html81993

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    Ok...

    I just tried with a Windows Blind and it has a noption to go back to Windows XP.
     
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    Cool Daddy O :cool:
     
  10. JohnWill

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    I spent too much time getting rid of some of the XP fluff to try to make my Vista machine look like XP! :D
     
  11. AdrianClarke

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    These "see-thru" feature is BUGGING MEE! lol

    anyone wanna help me on getting rid of it?
     
  12. mr.cool7

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    Is this thing safe?
    Does it add anything to XP or just looks pretty?

    Any pros and cons we should all be aware of?
     
  13. AdrianClarke

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    It seems pretty safe to me

    It totally CHANGES XP....even when you start up your computer, it says "Windows Vista" not "Windows XP" and logon is different and icons and toolbars.

    Pros: It looks ALOT like Vista
    Doesn't slow down your computer

    Cons: Glass feature, it makes it VERY confusing, but you can uninstall the glass feature.
     
  14. CVDpr

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    use a visual style
     
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    [​IMG]

    thats what it looks like on my machine... pretty nice :)
     
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