alternate to windowblinds????

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by pikachu945, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. pikachu945
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    pikachu945 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Hello everyone I got windows 7 ultimate 64 bit with windowblinds 7 I found out after I was about to edit BUY NOW
    I said to myself 19.95 to change the look of windows what a rip! anyway I am thinking about buying it but first before
    I do anything I want to see if there are any alternates to windowblinds any help would be great!
     
  2. Windaga

    Windaga GBAtemp Maniac

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    As opposed to using a program, you could use actual themes.

    http://browse.deviantart.com/customization...s7/visualstyle/

    There's a whole bunch of different custom themes there. You'll have to do some patching if you want to change all of your images, but you don't need too. Give them a look, see what you like. Each one "should" have instructions on how to install the themes in the actual post.
     
  3. I2aven's_Sag

    I2aven's_Sag GBATemp Otaku

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    My brother uses a program called Rainmeter/Rainmaker, that's a nice skinning program, though, I agree with Windaga alot too.
     
  4. Urza

    Urza hi

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    bbLean and LiteStep are two great alternative shell replacements.

    WindowBlinds is a bloated, buggy piece of shit and nobody should ever use it.
     
  5. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    I have to agree, and add SharpE to that little list of shell replacements.
     
  6. Kwartel

    Kwartel The fairest in all the land

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    why change it? I love the 7's aero style
     
  7. Urza

    Urza hi

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    Because not everyone shares the same graphical tastes as yourself?

    Personally, I think Aero looks chintzy as fuck. First thing I do on any Vista/Win7 machine is disable it.
     
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