Turning XP Into Vista

Discussion in 'Sidebar & GUI Customization' started by Jason, Jun 13, 2006.

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    Jason

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    1) Download a visual style based on Vista, such as VistaXP.
    2) Get some icons to replace the current XP ones, from a site such as Vista Icons. (Not sure how to inject these into the DLL files though...anyone? )
    3) Get some Vista wallpapers. Pretty much just Google something like "Vista Wallpapers" and you'll come up with them. Or you could get your own closeup high res images of grass or plants.
    4) Play around. You can find themes for Firefox, Winamp, Windows Media Player, etc. Try a site such as devaintART for more.

    There are programs available, such as the Vista Transformation Pack, however unless you don't mind breaking your XP install, or are planning to leave it like that until you next reinstall XP, I'd stay well away from stuff like that.
     
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    :blink: my windows xp theme service is gone.

    problems with uninstalling vista

    had to install xp on another partition to restore the boot files

    must have damaged the theme service:Whistling:
     
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    Wohoo, here is My XP_Vista



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    nice sidebar:cool:

    is it all xp or is the first screen vista?
     
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    It is my current Windows XP Professional SP2 installation....



    I'm on Vista most of the time thoe, but when I boot into my XP I don't feel to much difference...lol:p
     
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    wonder why:rolleyes:



    what program did you use for that sidebar?
     
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    Well, I just wanna add that all My progs run great in Vista, of course you need to turn off the UAC before installing anything... That has given me great results, no issues, no hips...

    About the sidebar, It can bedownloaded from HERE, including the whole Vista skin by Tojose. Download thefile and use just what you may need. the sidebarsare in that pack

    Enjoy
     
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