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by kronflux
Mon Apr 07, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 197317

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

for now, I have used the DESKN.CPL that was included to set my "Appearance" to "@themeui.dll,-854" and under Color and Appearance(under control panel) I have set Color Intensity to Full(all the way to the right), and Hue, Saturation and Brightness to None(all the way to the left) This, unfortunately...
by kronflux
Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 197317

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Ok I will install Server 2012 R2 and test the program on it. I will update this post when I have a result. EDIT: I updated the program to work on x64 editions (I forgot to add the KEY_WOW64_64KEY flag to RegOpenKeyEx in order to disable WOW64 registry redirection). awesome work! with a lot of tweak...
by kronflux
Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 197317

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

strangely it still doesn't seem to work on Windows Server 2012 R2. I might install Windows 8.1 64-bit later on, and see if it works with that. Perhaps something is different in the server edition vs the desktop edition, but I wouldn't have thought so.
by kronflux
Fri Apr 04, 2014 3:07 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 197317

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Today I installed Windows 8 for the first time in a virtual machine to try it. The first thing that upset me, apart from the presence of the new "Metro" interface, is that the Classic theme is no more present (my eyes can't stand white backgrounds on screens so I need to customize the colors and I ...

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