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Gel XP Blue For 7

By mini-slash
Gel XP Blue Substyle ported to windows 7

Read intructions before installing, otherwise the theme looks bad!

Permission Granted from dobee.

patched uxtheme required to use.

original GelXP here: [link]

Enjoy :)
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Hey man,there is a problem with this theme first when i instaled it it worked,and now when i changed to another and switch back to it it doesen't work anymore,can you tell me why please? i'm on 64 bit tough but i dont know did it worked the first time when i instaled it and now its not working
please help !!
islador's avatar
i can't download :(
gracias por el tema...
Tiana87440's avatar
It is a question of a virus that blocks access to my Windows 7 session.
Tiana87440's avatar
I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and my UXTheme is patched.
rdj550's avatar
Looks great but doesn't seem to work on Win7 X64. I faved anyways cause its awesome and deserves notoriety.
normally themes would have the ".theme" file in the "C:\windows\resources\Themes" folder and the ".msstyle" in the sub-folder. Does the instructions talk about putting the folder "GelXP Blue" in ""C:\windows\resources\Themes" which would mean that the ".msstyle" file would be under "C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\GelXP Blue\GelXPBlue". Does this mean that the root of "C:\windows\resources\Themes" wouldn't have any files but only the folder named "GelXP Blue".

The reason for wanting to confirm is due to the fact that I am unable to to consistently get the preview as shown in the screenshot, it sometimes shows few other unknown themes and 1 messed up theme if I try applying it directly
xaahudude's avatar
link for start orb? btw great theme!
victor555's avatar
whats the explorer.exe for?
Esco140's avatar
Good theme broother
Ritwyk's avatar
Can anyone confirm if this works on 64-bit?
MTPrower's avatar
Doesn't work. I still have blue drive bars rather than green as seen on the picture, and I have a Windows Basic theme now. Windows Basic buttons and Windows Basic... everything. Lost my Aero.

Somebody please help me. I use Uxtheme and Windows 7. Other themes like Vienna work fine.
GoldsparEXE's avatar
Can you give me the start button as a strip so I can use via windows 7 start button changer v 10?
facebook000's avatar
hey! i its for windows 7 but i can be use to windows xp because its more beautiful than gelxp for xp. . .

i can be use?
cloystreng's avatar
Hmmm, when I try to use it, I get a non-Aero taskbar and only the wallpaper changes. Is it compatible with 64 bit?
dude i love it but i dont like it only cuz it doesnt have all the win7 features cuz its bassic
mini-slash's avatar
yeah Im working on this now, and im making it aero compatible :)
snortlikeapig's avatar
great shades of blue and green! this is beautiful! :)))
Really nice :)

Btw I wanted to ask did you hide the menu in the explorer folder (the one with the "Organize" and "System properties")

I reallllly want to know how to hide/remove it :)

Is it the skin that hides it or is it you changing a setting? if its a setting would you mind telling? :D
mini-slash's avatar
Its in the Shellstyle.dll :)

not sure what exactly to do again but if you open my shellstyle and the default 7 shellstyle in notepad, im sure youll be able to find the difference between em :)
:( I tried looking through it but I couldnt remove the menu in any other skin.

I tried replacing huge amounts of text in some of them also.

For instance I tried to paste the line:

"<if mousefocused="false" mousewithin="false"><Element padding=\"rect(0rp,0rp,0rp,-28rp)\"/></if>\" after "<style resid="FolderBandStyle">"(in the same place as in your).

But no luck.

I replaced said text (and some other) in shellstyle.dll found in "shell/normalcolor"

Would it be possible for you to try to use another VS that someone else made and then tell me what lines you replace to make the menu hide?
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