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Metro Lite Suite

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Published: September 23, 2011
© 2011 - 2019 exsess
This is simply a mod of Shelkadom's Windows 7 Theme due to a request: [link]
so don't forget to thank him ;)

All I did was remove transparency through personalization and changed the min/max/close buttons and scrollbar sizes, font, and colors.

Inspired by: [link] and Zune Software

Included are the resources needed to achieve what you see in the screenshots.
Note** The wallpaper is customizable to suit your desktop (change it to your name or whatever; just open the .psd file).
-- The quote is from Leonardo da Vinci.

- If you haven't patched your system, use the Universal Theme Patcher included for your bit version.
- You first have to install Shelkadom's theme (included in file), then install the .themepack found in Theme\Metro Lite folder (double click it).
- Install the appropriate IE9 Longhorn explorerframe for your bit version with Se7en File Replacer.
- You will need Metro UI Login from poiZNxx: [link]
---------- Then use my login wallpaper instead of his. ;)
- You will need Metro Clock Screensaver from LeeWhittington: [link]
- Done.

Extras are included for further customization:

Segoe UI Semi Light font - with reghack to set it to system default.

gdipp for 32bit and 64bit to get the smooth font effect seen on Apple.

Classic Shell for explorer: [link]

Mouse sets from myself and tornado5 -
Metro X: [link]
Blue Arrow: [link]

Devine Black Icons: [link]

Library Icon Changer: [link]

Navigation Pane Customizer: [link]

Metro Wallpaper: [link]

Follow this guide: [link]
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celroid's avatar
Is it for Windows 7 or 8?
78113's avatar
This for windows 7 or windows 8 ??
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KrafilStudent Interface Designer
Broken link to download ? o.O
forfex's avatar
Thanks, very cool theme. But i got 1 prob, the color of active windows in my taskbar is orange, unlike it shows in your SS which is blue. Can you tell me what's wrong and how to change it? Thanks
DaceGiga's avatar
How did you put your taskbar icons in the center? Great stuff, by the way. I may use it in the future. :D
khanhvu9000's avatar
i have prob with chrome text after installed gdipp, text so awful, can u fix it?? , anw, thks u verymuch, nice theme
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LucaNo94Hobbyist Digital Artist
how can i turn explorer to look like ubuntu explorer with classic style? what setting is it?

ubuntu explorer is so minimalist, just love it. Thanks before. :)
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li1xu1binStudent Filmographer
soooo cool
but how can i use the logon ui ??
which software??
qwertz98's avatar
it´s cool, but can you make it for Windows XP?
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JeremiSHobbyist General Artist
It's almost impossible to make an XP theme, and hardly anybody even uses XP any more. You should upgrade to 7.
Gh30's avatar
The link to the screensaver is not working anymore...
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Kaze95Student Interface Designer
hey exsess i want small icons in my taskbar but when i use them there is a Bug in the Taskbar where it is Transparent :-(
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18cjojHobbyist General Artist
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how to make like the one on the top left corner of the picture?
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nickzlapeor's avatar
Hello. Please help me too remove that registry file setting the font to system default. Thanks
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To restore system default font, try this: [link]

There should also be a reghack out there that will automatically fix it.
rayco5's avatar
Hey exsess, great theme but I'm wondering how you restore the default font? Font kinda looks blurry at times and smoe applications can't use the font so all the letters are just random characters. Thanks!
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Thanks! I figured out how to fix the blurry font - the problem actually lies with the font - I'll update the theme some day to address this issue.

To restore system default font, try this: [link]

There should also be a reghack out there that will automatically fix it.
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ukiyodistrictHobbyist Traditional Artist
can you make an xp version of this?
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Unfortunately, I didn't create the theme, I just modified it. The original creator would have to do that: [link]
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