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Windows 8 Consumer Preview for Win7 by fediaFedia Windows 8 Consumer Preview for Win7 by fediaFedia
Top taskbar fix: [link]

Okay since there were so many requests to make my Windows 8 VS for 7 more realistic, I decided to make a different version for you.

I'm keeping the previous one unchanged for now because I'm not really a big fan of how the current Windows 8 theme looks.



But anyway, here are the changes:

Lighter Window color
Restored scrollbars to default
Thinner border
Invisible Show Desktop button

This one is based on the aeroNoUserpic version, because, well, Windows 8 doesn't have a startmenu at all. So at least the nouserpic version would look cleaner.

Comments are welcome!
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tnt-up Featured By Owner Edited Jun 15, 2014
Looks weird with DisplayFusion ...scr.rightawake.com/20140616020…
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Laserjones Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014
For some reason, this theme does not work on my laptop, whereas it worked fine on two different desktop PCs. All three computers have exactly the same OS and I performed exactly the same steps. On the laptop, the background image (fish) is loaded correctly, but the window borders are switched to Windows classic style (looks like Windows 95 ...). Obviously Aero is automatically disabled when I switch to the theme. Other 3rd party themes, including your own Windows 8 VS, work without problems. Any idea what might cause this?

Best regards and thanks for this great theme!
Joerg
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ayeshax3 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014
This looks like a very sleek design, almost like the original. Nicely done!
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ayeshax3 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014
Okay, I added it and everything is fine except for the start menu button... it is still the same. As far as my knowledge, I do not think I have anything custom for it...

Is there a way to add it by itself? Many thanks for all your work (and Omnimo, too!).
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DekkoDePony Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
fediaFedia!

Thank you for this amazing theme.
I am wondering if it would be possible for you to make a theme in this style for ClassicShell?
I am using the Aerostyle for ClassicShell right now but it has the "rounded" look of original Windows 7 and not the more square-cut look of this theme.
It'd be amazing if you could do this.
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Zyad48 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014
how do i install this? when i put it in the themes folder and click the file you said to click to apply it, it just brings up windows 7 default(without aero enabled), and yes i put both the folder and the .theme file into the themes folder, and i've also already patched my pc and rebooted, so how can i get this to work?
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WindowsThemes4U Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Does this work on RT?
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fediaFedia Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Nope, sorry
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typhasot Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
Looks really great! And feels better than beta version of similar VS (thinner borders, much smoother, better quality in general). But I can't understand, it seems that old scrollbars looked prettier, although I didn't notice immediately the substitution of the scrollbars. Could you make the version with that scrollbars or with ones looks like simple grey/very light blue on hover strips.
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theoleningrad Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Will you make this same theme for Windows 8 RTM that will also requires BigMuscle's aero glass patch?
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