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Whaddyathink 7 Release - Beta

before this one would turn to a neverending story I decided to release something functional.
there are still untouched default Aero visual style graphics but I think the visual style still looks good in this state.
take it as a subtile Aero mod for now :P
i will update the visual style whenever i find the time to work on it.

permission was given by "mail" from Neowin.
he did an inspiring mockup way back and i tried my best to port it.

visit his website and support him:


the Explorer.exe file is for Windows 7 32 bit


Wallpaper: Gr33n by :icond5r:
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roadies19's avatar
can i hav non-beta version, plzz
can you release 64 bit explorer.exe file please? i have been waiting for so long
uglyboys's avatar
64 bit version????
hsn's avatar
the theme is for both 32 and 64 bit.
only the explorer.exe (to change the startbutton) was for 32 only.
Iraqisoldier97's avatar
Hey, hsn I recently downloaded this theme however I only get the same windows 7 theme and nothing changes at all, I have double checked that I patched my system files to enable custom themes, however it stays the same. Help?
hsn's avatar
did you extract the zip content (*.theme & theme folder) into C:\Windows\Resources\Themes

if yes, right click on desktop and select "Personalize"

chosse the theme from there under "Installed Themes"
nrwsps's avatar
Many Thanks.
SoNiC4000's avatar
Looks amazing <3 using it now ^^
hospos's avatar
N-eya's avatar
I tried them both , and both have the ugly windows 7 standard theme on the topside of the windows. maybe i am doing something wrong.
hsn's avatar
did you patch your system files to enable custom themes?
download and apply this patcher:

then extract content (*.theme & theme folder) into C:\Windows\Resources\Themes
N-eya's avatar
is the Aero verson avalable yet? i can't find it, i only see top and bottom versons inside the ZIP.
The taskbar and the explorer doesn't match.
No rounded taskbar please...
The effect on the taskbar icons are not good enough.
I would like to secound everything ~raoulteigneux has said. Also, I would rather a red glow for the close button & ,aybe a slightly off-white for the window title.
jehall203's avatar
Great theme! Can you give me the link to get the icons please?
raoulteigneux's avatar
Thx for this very nice VS, the best so far on windows 7! Stylish, dark & sober: nearly perfect 2 me. I'm using it for a couple of months and i'm wondering if there will be one day a final version?

And if u do so one day, may i do some suggestions as a daily user:
1. The windows background could be less white. A color like a light gray would be more comfortable for the eyes than the actual black & white.
2. The buttons on the taskbar always stay with the green color & lighted, regardless if the window is active or not. It's a bit confusing
3. The windows borders and the taskbar could be a little bit more transparent...

By the way, i'm using it on seven 64bits with the explorer.exe-x64 posted in the comments here and it works perfectly 2 have the small start button.

Thx for sharing your work, and i'm looking forward the next final version (i hope so...)
64oz-Pepsi's avatar
Looks awesome.... how do i change all my system icons?
airforce1129's avatar
why is it i can neevr download anything... i can never open any dll or mui or any friggin file
nothing to say, it's beautiful.
kanauru's avatar
All the icons on my taskbar are lit green as if they all had notifications. Is there a way to fix this? Thank you.
I made a 64bit explorer.exe [link] enjoy..
ciencas's avatar
I did a second video on the best Windows 7 themes. Your theme is on the list. If you want to watch it then click the link.


To see the previous video then click this link

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