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8Look v3.1

By Carborunda
Supports Uxstyle Core and UltraUXThemePatcher.
Supports Windows 8 x86/x64.

Default Windows 8 Aero visual style with
New top/bottom/left/right taskbar,
New window caption buttons,
New scrollbar,
New navigation buttons,
New fade colors for inactive windows.
Include version with light window caption.

Made with PE Explorer & Gimp 2.8.

See Install.txt.
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First of all, I like your theme alot.
I have a problem with it though. When I right click on a taskbar icon the jumplist is bugged.
Probably due to me using Windows 8.1. There is a fix for it on the Visual Style Builder forums. But I'm not capable of using that program at all.
Could you try and fix this ? When you google "windows 8.1 visual style jump list", it is the top most result.

Thank you.
LOuroboros's avatar
I know that I'm almost 4 years late, but do you have the link to this supposed thread with the fix saved, by ay chance?
I wanna give it a shot, since Carborunda isn't willing to try it.

I couldn't find anything by googling "windows 8.1 visual style jump list". The only relevant result was a Reddit post suggesting to uninstall a Windows Update that I don't have.
Carborunda's avatar
I am not supporting this theme anymore. Sorry.
magnus87's avatar
I read "3.1" and thought that it was a Windows 3.1 visual style U_U
psychok9's avatar
Can you update this theme pls? It's amazing :)
I love white fonts on darker windows :)
grivachoz's avatar
Присоединяюсь к предыдущему оратору, тема шикарнейшая, прям всё что я искал: кнопки на таскбаре не режут глаз своей яркостью, белый шрифт в заголовках — перфекто!
Надеюсь что автор поправит баг с джамплистом в 8.1u1 и сделает активное окно на таскбаре хоть чуть-чуть ярче) Или хотя бы подкинет ссылок на актуальные инструменты (Style Builder?), чтобы можно было поправить самому.
Carborunda's avatar
Эта тема была, так сказать, первой пробой пера. Всё, что я хотел сделать с восьмой виндой, я реализовал в Snowy8. Так что уж извиняйте. Ссылки на WSB ищите в сети на американских сайтах.
Great theme!

Just a couple of issues:
  - Windows 8.1 Support (But I can live with the jump list bug)
  - Taskbar button of the active window is not highlighted\different from the other buttons, this is a killer for me :( Any chance of making a version with the active window button highlighted?

Thanks for your work!
AnotherUnterganger's avatar
Supports Uxstyle Core and UltraUXThemePatcher.
Supports Windows 8 x86/x64.

Grammar mistake
SorrowScavenger's avatar
Works fine and looks nice with mine Windows 8.1 9600 RTM (64bit).

psychok9's avatar
Can you work on Win 8.1 compatibility? Thanks!
Carborunda's avatar
Sorry, I see no reason to update this theme. You can install StartIsBack+ to avoid jumplist bug.
skillzR's avatar
Понравилось, но кпопка стандартная назад вперед мне кажется удачней
miti-xprince's avatar
hi dude
how can i build or edit win8 theme ?!
What software is needed ?
I thank you if you help me
EvoSpider's avatar
I dont see the difference in the default theme compared to this. Just the taskbar is a bit more transparent?
in-dolly's avatar
Идеально. :thumbsup:
mattimeow's avatar
Windows 8's default visual style, done right.
mattimeow's avatar
TheMooDude's avatar
Love it. Any chance of removing the blue from places though? Selected items, menu items, etc. Would love options here, and personally would love red, but a grey style approach could work :-)
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