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Darkclear7::Final::

By caeszer
Recent Updates:-
*Full support 64bit/32bit
*Glassy startmenu
*Minimize/restore/exit button changed
*ExplorerFrame(navigationbutton) provided
*Glassy jumplist
*Scroll bar changed
*New Wallpaper
*Windows shadow added
*Important part recoloured


Introduction:-:devart:

Since I've installed my new OS, Windows 7 Home Premium, I am really interested of many people who were making their own theme. I spent a month and work out in creating my own theme. Another from me, inspired by Windows 7 Darkclear for XP[link] .Then try to make my own. Let me share with you.


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Pack Contains:-

*Themes: Darkclear7 themes with wallpaper provided

*System Files: Explorer/ExplorerFrame.dll

*Notes: Installations Guide/Copyright Note

*Preview Image


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Installations Guide:-

To apply the theme,

1. Copy all the items in the folder 'Theme' to c:Windows\Resources\Themes
2. Then, right-click on the desktop & choose 'Personalize'
3. Choose the 'Darkclear7' theme in the 'Installed Themes' section.


32bit:
Right-click, take ownership for the original system files & move it to the other folder as backup.For the explorer, just copy it into the folder windows & the others just copy them into the system32 folder.
Then,restart your computer.

64bit:
Right-click, take ownership for the original system files & move it to the other folder as backup .For the explorer, just copy it into the folder windows. The explorerframe just copy it to sysWOW64 & the others just copy them into the system32 folder.
Then,restart your computer.

Notes:You're advised to make a backup of your available\original components before replace them with the components provided in the pack.


Notes:You're advised to make a backup of your available\original components before replace them with the components provided in the pack.


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System Requirement:-

*For Windows 7 64bit\32bit.

*Makesure you've installed a good graphic card to enable transparent part to be seen



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3rd's Party Applications & Resources In The Preview:-

*Applications:

Uxstyle Core:[link]

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Another Links:-

Author's Website:[link]

Author's Gallery:[link]

Watch Author:[link]

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copyright ©caeszer~2010
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Mgrafix2011's avatar
Nice clean design .
Urbaninja1130's avatar
Can't get this to work... And I'm not what you'd call PC-illiterate. :P
johntinktonk's avatar
uxstyle app not working.
Ausmitut's avatar
Someone is redistributing your work, possibly with malware: [link]
jayblok99's avatar
beautiful!!! great job!!
Hey I installed the theme as you said and it only installed the wallpaper and sent me to windows clasic theme!! what did I do wrong??
thisnamethingsucks's avatar
I really love this theme. is there any way i can get it with bigger buttons im running 1920x1080 resolution and (default) small is too small need to run medium. Do you have a exployerframe that will work with medium also? would be awesome. Thanks
Hameed-acchu's avatar
I couldn't get small taskbar like in the preview
I'll try to make things a little clearer for 64-bit users, since (no offense caeszar) the original instructions are pretty unclear.

1: Take ownership of the files C:\Windows\SysWOW64\explorerframe.dll, C:\Windows\explorer.exe, and C:\Windows\System32\explorerframe.dll.
2: Backup the same files.
3: Overwrite these files with the files from the 64 folder of the visual style pack (I'm not sure if explorer.exe should be copied into system32 as well, but I don't believe so). It's easiest -if you know how- to do this by closing explorer, and using command prompt run in administrator mode to copy the files over, or you can try to do it manually.
4: Restart explorer/reboot the computer, and it should be done.

A lot of the confusion (for me at least) was that I was trying to copy the files from the 32 folder into the system32 folder, and that caused some rather serious problems. You in fact have to use the explorerframe from the 64 folder again to copy into the system32 folder. After that, you should be done. Good luck to you all.
DocBerlin77's avatar
very nice good job mate i like it :D
Just want to be clear on the instruction for 64bit, i put the 64bit explorer in C/Windows and 64bit ExplorerFrame.dll in sysWOW64, then put the 32bit explorer and ExplorerFrame.dll in system32, right?
Also, when I patch, do I need to patch both 64bit and 32bit with UxStyle Core?
archXart's avatar
lovely theme!
Swiftnesss's avatar
This is the best theme ive seen yet ! Keep it up :)
WTF!! it dont work to my pc.. help me ..
XtremeTakeoff's avatar
@unishot619 you need to be in administrator account before you can complete this action
SeeJay91's avatar
unishot619's avatar
i have a rproblem replacing the explorerframe.dll into the system32 folder..it always says "you need permission to this action".any help pls?
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