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Aero Ultimate FINAL

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If you want a great WINDOWS 7 theme for XP, I suggest trying this: [link]

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If you're still on XP and want to make it look like vista - you were waiting for this update, it took a while though, but now I present you the final version of Aero Ultimate! It's a major release and has tons of fixes, improvements and optimizations. All substyles are updated with many new details. All skin patches are modified to fit the new version of this plus some other extras you'll find in the pack. The info in the preview isn't updated, the style looks better when applied. As usual - please post your opinions, suggestions and bug reports in your comments, if you appreciate my hard work, consider :+fav:ing this deviation :)

Enjoy!

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What's included in this release?
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– WindowBlinds style for 32 and 48 pixel icons
– Information.PDF
– Skin patches with readme.txt in every file
+ Extras
- Favorite Links kit
- Remove Windows Flag
- Vista Cursors (normal+shadowed)
- Some wallpapers
- Vista userpictures
- Hints
- Recommended downloads
– Styler toolbars
– Logoff\Shutdown text remover (StartmenuLSTremover.)
– Screenshot

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Substyles included in the WindowBlinds style:
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:pointr: Windows Aero Default
:pointr: Windows Aero Graphite
:pointr: Windows Aero Blue
:pointr: Windows Aero Teal
:pointr: Windows Aero Red
:pointr: Windows Aero Frost
:pointr: Windows Aero Orange
:pointr: Windows Aero Pink
:pointr: Windows Basic
:pointr: Old Windows Basic
:pointr: VisintiVS by SiegWarheit (port)
:pointr: Ezlo XP by ForXy (port)
:pointr: NEXTlevel by Vathanx (port)
:pointr: Windows Seven M3 by thomas9999 (port)
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FAQ: How to solve issues (if any) —————————————————————————————————————
> You must have WindowBlinds 6.X ENHANCED to use this theme with Aero glass frames! If the theme turns to classic or something your WB is NOT activated.

> If you have a activated WB version but don't see aero glass frames, your video card doesn't support glass, or something is configured incorrectly.

> If your logoff shutdown area in the startmenu is displayed incorrectly - use StartmenuLSTremover supplied in the package before complaining!!!

>If you have corrupted (white looking) fonts in the titlebar (which is usually a conflict with styler program) go to wbconfig, select system info tab, and check the box on the right (Enable if you have corrupted titlebar...)

> More info in information.PDF


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CREDITS
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Big thanks to everybody who reported bugs,
made suggestions and helped me out with the style!

Special thanks to:

Balderoine - for help with the style and graphics
Ruben - for support and feedback.
Ben Wylde - for helping me out with the images and reporting bugs.
Carlo - for very detailed bugreports.
Marakratt Sala - for some excellent vista screenshots.
Vishal-Gupta - for the reg tweak from askVG.com
-kol - for giving permission to use some of his images from VistaXP.
Vathanx - for allowing to port his excellent NEXTlevel for vista
SiegWarheit - for allowing to port VisintiVS
Kayeirene - for a few WhiteFlame images.
Picasa243 - for the reg tweak.
thomas9999 - for Windows Seven M1 style


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Redistribution
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If you own a site or a blog, you can freely redistribute this package, but put the original link too and keep track of newer releases. You can post a quick thumbnail to your website by copying the Embed content on the top right side of the description.

If you want to include this package or any portions of it in a customization pack, please note or email me first.

You are not allowed to redistribute edited contents of the package.

Aero Ultimate has been downloaded more than 350.000 times from 3 official sources already!


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Misc information
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Preview created in MSO Word 2007

Graphics - WB official logo, generic vista logo, avatar.

Items on the small desktop preview:
Original Windows Sidebar (but I recommend rainbar: [link] )
Vista iconpack can be found here: [link]
For favorite links tutorial, and more - visit my gallery.


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LEGAL information
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No legal problems since April!

Few images were used from VistaXP skin by -kol.
- legal permission status: granted

Diamond skin used as base - permission granted by support@stardock.com. All stardock imagery has been removed and replaced.

All vista images are a property of Microsoft Corporation

This project has been created to deliver the ultimate Vista WindowBlinds style for xp users - only customization purposes, with no intention to profit from it or violate the copyright agreement.


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Post your bugs, suggestions and opinions here! :+fav: if you like, and don't forget to visit my gallery for more vista stuff!
Comments1534
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NewInfinitePro's avatar

i want to plan to port which means your skin to make a windowblinds themes that fitted to windows 10 also windows 8.1. so can i use windowsblinds theme as a source? because for my upcoming project on DA will be called AeroVistaX. Thank you.

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fediaFediaProfessional Interface Designer

o.O Ok

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theridler4New Deviant

this is such an art even looking it back in 2020. i was one of the first batch of people using this. kudos to the artist:hug:

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MewsCornerHobbyist General Artist
man, this is absolutely timeless. what an amazing skin
TheROFL98's avatar
Hi! Is it possible to port this skin to Windows 10? (Several elements aren't working, such as true title bar transparency, Start Button, and taskbar preview.)
RMK99's avatar
Works ok on Win 10 but taskbar is too big.
hercamiam's avatar
hercamiamHobbyist General Artist
Using it on Windows 10. It works quite nice!
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fediaFediaProfessional Interface Designer
wew
RayKoopa's avatar
This was the shit back in the days. Knew at least 10 people who "bought" WindowBlinds because of this.
Seeing this up so far in "Popular All Time" makes me happy cuz Vista had a really awesome design before the baby blue / cold Windows 7 design came, and you ported it as good as possible to XP. (I can't disagree though that the Vista design was kind of an attention whore with all those effects :P)

And seeing that you're still on DA fediaFedia makes me additionally happy, most "popular" people from those times don't even exist anymore, including my own old account :D.
realflow001's avatar
umm how do i use this?? it doesnt seem to do anything but give me a bunch of useless .wba files and my pc doesnt understand them...
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fediaFediaProfessional Interface Designer
It's only for WindowBlinds on Windows XP
realflow001's avatar
do i need to download that too?
Zombieesser's avatar
This theme is for the Stardock program called "WindowBlinds" - you'd need to install that in order to install these themes.
realflow001's avatar
how do i install that i cant find it 
Sandesk-CDR's avatar
Sandesk-CDRHobbyist Digital Artist
You need to buy it first.
realflow001's avatar
Well shit I dont have money sorry :(
Guess no aero for me.
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Sandesk-CDRHobbyist Digital Artist
You still use win xp?
realflow001's avatar
nope nevermind that message im on windows 7 now
parta99's avatar
Great job dude!!
prajimba's avatar
Thanks Dude for this lovely theme............. I like it very Much


sendbeer's avatar
This skin is great for computers that were hit by the Windows 8 ugly stick as well. So glad to be (mostly) rid of Metro.

Thanks!
TheRadiationMaster's avatar
Windowblinds again!!?!!!!?!!!
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