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Windows 7 Superbar for XP

By haran-hockey
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This is a tutorial on how to get Windows 7 Superbar in Windows XP.

1. First download Winstep 8.11: [link]

2. Right click on the taskbar on an application, go to Tasklist settings>Tasklist icon size>32 x 32.

2.5. If you want icon only(like in screenshot), right click again and go to Tasklist settings>click show icon labels which unchecks it.

3. Download my Windows 7 skin I created by clicking on the download link near top left of page.

4. Double click the file that you just downloaded.

5. If the theme doesn't open automatically after you double click on file, right click the arrow on the far right of the superbar>Themes>Windows 7

6. Go to the preferences by right clicking the icon in the toolbar and go to the 3rd tab. Make sure to change Task Grouping to Group Similar to get the effect shown in screenshot with 2 or more windows showing on hover over.

7. Enjoy


UPDATED:

- Changed taskbar colour

- CLOCK IS NOW WHITE! - Thanks go to jcrabbit

- Changed start buttons

- Changed taskbar buttons

- Made separators transparent

- Made taskbar buttons rectangular like the Windows 7 buttons


Please list any bugs,changes or improvements I can make on my skin.

Please give feedback on new taskbar colour. Is it better and/or is there a better colour for the taskbar?
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seven1337's avatar
awsome i'll try this one out
Good911's avatar
Dosent look anything like the pic
KawaiieMiku's avatar
Thanks You Very Much it very work 
KawaiieMiku's avatar
 how long to take  change background to windows 7 ?
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Livimem's avatar
Does this skin work on Windows Vista as well?
MrsClaireS's avatar
Thank you so much
libano12's avatar
How to download the Winstep 8.11 totally free? (sorry for my english i dont speak english)
mwol-admin97's avatar
helpful but ViGlance is much easier to install and use..xD
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Wildpeltwarrior's avatar
Would it make my PC crash? What I mean is, by the high quality and such and such? (Sorry, I'm not good with computer programming and such. T^T)
BrandonHughes-7's avatar
lol can i use this on windows 7 haha XD
haran-hockey's avatar
looooooool good 1
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FearedMoo's avatar
will this only work on 8.11?????
AerialSKY's avatar
If you want free choice -> [link] ;)
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End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not
a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the
latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
the last disk(s) of this archive.
UnZip DLL: cannot find zipfile directory in C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator.SHREE\Desktop\Shortcut to Windows_7_Superbar_in_XP_by_haran_hockey.lnk,
and cannot find C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator.SHREE\Desktop\Shortcut to Windows_7_Superbar_in_XP_by_haran_hockey.lnk.zip, period.

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PandaMech's avatar
soo... when Winstep's trial is over will this (your theme) still work?
im guessing no....?
AerialSKY's avatar
If you want free choice -> [link] ;)
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