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by bugmn
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

New forums can be found here: http://winclassic.boards.net/
If we could get developers in on this, that'd be awesome.
by bugmn
Fri Sep 23, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

This is abandoned now? I'll go check the new forums for this project.
by bugmn
Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Can't you just add an exclusion in the Windows Defender settings? Apparently not...I can't even download the installer in order to do so. It isn't just blocking it, it wipes it on download completion T__T I remember being able to disable or uninstall Windows updates including Windows defender I thi...
by bugmn
Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Splitwirez, I'm sorry that I was slow to make my reply complete, as I'm on Android and it's buggy xD I've added more information, and it's complete now ^-^~
by bugmn
Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Splitwirez, I agree on the customizability. The log in screen idea is pretty cool too, if we could do a custom log in, users could share their results that they made & the such & load them. On your idea about including traditional and new areo features, I support this. However, options you could tic...
by bugmn
Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

RealBlackStuff, thanks for your reply. I think that it should be added to your rules of the road, to help people in the future.
Ill try not to use quotes unless for the reasons youve said. I think pointing out one detail from a post is good? But its hard to do on mobile.
by bugmn
Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

To reply to a post, please use the post reply button on the left side under the last post. Thank you. When is it appropriate to use quotes? I'd love to use this feature to reply to posts, but do I have to shorten the content in the quote? And how will I know how shortened a quote must be in order t...
by bugmn
Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:08 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

This is all very cool news to hear. I'm glad to hear some progress. Question, will the explorer from longhorn allow us to also have a classic theme? Or will it just allow us to have a classic taskbar? Also, if we have to choose a longhorn explorer build above 4039 , would it be possible to port over...
by bugmn
Mon Dec 21, 2015 2:01 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Anixx wrote:
bugmn wrote:
Hey Anixx would you mind making an ahk script that only removes the address bar without setting the client edge? Thanks and happy holidays ^_^~
http://www.classicshell.net/forum/viewt ... =10&t=3433
Thanks, that helps alot! =)
by bugmn
Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:35 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Hey Anixx would you mind making an ahk script that only removes the address bar without setting the client edge? Thanks and happy holidays ^_^~
by bugmn
Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:18 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Why is it easier to make themes with PNG files as icons? You ever use IcoFX 1.6? In case you haven't, it's probably the best free icon editor out there, and it's actually pretty easy to use. And it does a wonderful job at converting PNG images to ICO. Windows generally uses ICO files for ListViews ...
by bugmn
Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

So ibmpad could technically pick up the code that enables taskbar in ros explorer and tweak it to work on classictheme and put some text on those textless menus with other similar tweaks ...what *sigh* No, ibmpad couldn't just "tweak it to work on classictheme". That's a hell of a lot more than a t...
by bugmn
Sat Nov 14, 2015 1:23 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Porting e classic theme from Windows 7 would be impossible and pointless. Like I said before, the classic theme itself works fine, it's just that a lot of Windows 8/10 features aren't designed to work with it, which is why there are currently so many bugs. Disabling the ribbon should give you the o...
by bugmn
Fri Nov 13, 2015 7:43 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I never used the Ribbon Disabler on Windows 10. I just deleted the 'EXPLORER_RIBBON' UIFile from ExplorerFrame.dll using Resource Hacker. That sounds good, but it won't load a menu bar in place. I was told that the ribbon disabler enables the menu bar too. Unless that's wrong? @Splitwirez that's a ...
by bugmn
Mon Nov 09, 2015 6:23 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Ribbondisabler works very fine here . Your problem is that you did not disable system restore funtions or delete adisutofmt files and a few more tweaks like disable windows backup and delete the restore wim folder also i deleted cortana and the fake startmenu called shellexperiencehost if i try to ...
by bugmn
Sun Nov 08, 2015 9:13 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

kinda pointless when we have ribbon disabler http://winaero.com/comment.php?comment.news.20 i already didit this nice pic did it with only ribbon disabler and reshacker for removing annoying command bar http://s23.postimg.org/5z2ncr5zv/window.png Actually, the ribbon disabler doesn't work in window...
by bugmn
Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:55 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Right, sorry about the formatting. I'll be sure to keep my posts more concise, as well as things I reply to (whenever necessary). Anyway, I'm really not sure what the point of having images in addition to icons for Classic Shell would be since: -ICO icons can already support custom resolutions up t...
by bugmn
Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:22 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

The insanity bit was my way of saying that'd be beyond hell to implement. I read the entire thread, and couldn't make sense of it in the slightest, but that much is me, not you ._. I'm fairly confident in Ivo's skills that he could implement it. Perhaps I thought it out too much in the thread. That...
by bugmn
Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:41 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Splitwirez, and why am I insane? Are you just trolling me? Did you even read my entire post at classicshell forums? Did you even understand it? Is that why I am insane? Because you dont understand it? Im just trying to figure out what made you say that? What makes your design possible is the ability...
by bugmn
Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:57 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Cool design there. I'm personally not too huge on the ribbon UI, but it does look nice. I like it a lot better than Microsoft's ribbon UI, tbh (this is much more space-friendly). I'm all for customization options, so that could possibly be implemented as a setting users can choose. REALLY??? :DDDDD...
by bugmn
Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:44 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

now anybody can we convert this theme http://simplexdesignsart.deviantart.com/#/art/Windows-Classic-517664235?hf=1 to win10? It's a good theme, but the only problem with this theme is that it isn't the true windows classic theme. It's whole lot closer to actually having the classic theme though. Th...
by bugmn
Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Give it the addition of a Windows 98-style addressbar, and you're good to go. or this idea that i had for ages an adressbar that you enable in classicexplorer just like you enable the classicshell buttons and move it to any field u want http://s1.postimg.org/9gy2ergen/openwindow.jpg The adressbar i...
by bugmn
Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:31 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Perhaps we can extract the classic theme from reactos and make it work under windows 8/10. It's open source as well which might make things easier too. Not sure how that would work, since the classic theme isn't so much a 'theme' as much as it is an interface (if that makes any sense). Let me expla...
by bugmn
Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Perhaps we can extract the classic theme from reactos and make it work under windows 8/10. It's open source as well which might make things easier too.
by bugmn
Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

WindowBlinds would also be bad since it'd hide this project behind a paywall of sorts. Wait, it's not freeware? Then definitely forget that for me. I don't want to have to spend any money for just to get a classic theme when we already have one that works (for the most part anyways). Somehow I reme...
by bugmn
Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I still don't think creating a custom visual style that mimics the classic theme is the best way to go. True we need a genious who can port the win7 themes including classic theme with all registry mods and the whole classic theme service as well as control panel functionality and from there make t...
by bugmn
Sun Oct 25, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I still don't think creating a custom visual style that mimics the classic theme is the best way to go. There are too many limitations, and the colors could not be completely customized like with the real classic theme. With visual styles, I don't think it will be possible to create an accurate cla...
by bugmn
Sun Oct 25, 2015 1:29 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Oh, I didn't mean when the classic theme was installed, but rather to do it without it installed. If we could make a theme that looks exactly like the windows 98 theme, then we wouldn't need this program to enable the windows classic theme. Also, we could make a program to edit the colors and etc o...
by bugmn
Fri Oct 23, 2015 4:05 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Hello, if you'd like a windows 10 start menu with tiles within classic shell, please support my thread here: http://classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=5277 Here's a picture of what it'd look like: http://oi58.tinypic.com/wm0yeq.jpg If you need a windows task manager that works in windows 10...
by bugmn
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 216534

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Update: I tried the windows classic theme enabler ibmpad made, and came across a few bugs. It doesn't change the color of the taskbar. What color it does change is only a little bit. Image here: http://i61.tinypic.com/o70ba1.png The windows 10 start button is missing, and right clicking on the taskb...

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