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by Anixx
Tue Jun 28, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Well, for the changed colors after Ctrl-Alt-Del screen, there is a fix:

Delete the Registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Themes\DefaultColors. (Credits to Mr. GRiM)
by Anixx
Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:49 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I made 2 tasks. First one, with admin rights, runs the following commands: C:\Classic\ClassicThemeA.exe schtasks.exe /run /tn "Classic2" The second command is the shortcut to the second task, with normal rights. The second task runs explorer: cmd /c start explorer.exe The first task is invoked from ...
by Anixx
Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:50 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

So, guys, it is a new method of switching to Classic Theme under Win8.1 without using resident programs. It currently uses the ClassicTheme.exe in non-resident mode but can be modified to use, say the handle utility method. Advantages of this method compared to using ClassicTheme in install mode: - ...
by Anixx
Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:49 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

The context menues problem has been solved already: http://winclassic.boards.net/thread/15/context-menus
by Anixx
Tue Jun 07, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Hello, guys! The following reg file removes the glow from the taskbar: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\DWM] "Composition"=dword:00000000 "ColorizationGlassAttribute"=dword:00000000 "EnableAeroPeek"=dword:00000000 "AlwaysHibernateThumbnails"=dword:00...
by Anixx
Thu May 05, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Well, this vbs script does the thing for me. Put a shortcut to it into autostart folder. Put in the same folder as this script utilities nopey and processhacker. === Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") Set objWshScriptExec = objShell.Exec("nopey.exe list threads Explorer.exe") Set objStdOut...
by Anixx
Thu May 05, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Well, this vbs script does the thing for me.

Put the folder to c:\ and then make it start with administrative privilegies at startup.
by Anixx
Thu May 05, 2016 5:55 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Here is a list of the windows created by this thread (windows.immersiveshell.serviceprovider.dll): http://storage9.static.itmages.ru/i/16/0505/h_1462445644_1662914_7ba3a911e3.png The three ones which show up in the Alt+Tab dialog are the ones which have class "MetroGhostWindow". Unfortunately they d...
by Anixx
Wed May 04, 2016 7:17 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I found that if using Process Hacker 2 to terminate thread in explorer.exe whose name starts with "windows.immersiveshell.serviceprovider.dll", those annoying boxes in the Alt+Tab dialogs which appear after suspend, will disappear and do not appear again until Explorer's restart. The system performa...
by Anixx
Tue May 03, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

It would be useless unless the author of w8classic, IbmPad decides it is worth to move there.
by Anixx
Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:37 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Whats sad is that you cannot run the old versions of Windows 10 beta without changing your date as they have a certificate in each build and know when they have expired. It is called time bomb and can be removed, but what's the point of running W10beta? I see no purpose at all. P.S. when I run the ...
by Anixx
Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

How do they theme it then?

http://www.intowindows.com/windows-xp-t ... indows-10/

...Well, this is seemingly only for pre-release build.
by Anixx
Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

So they hardcoded the theme into the taskbar? Microsoft continues degradation...
by Anixx
Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I meant that one can use Classic AE for the taskbar only, http://orig00.deviantart.net/2a79/f/2013/359/8/9/classic_ae_2_5_3_dev_by_saarineames-d5xc3on.png and then switch classic theme on for other applications. Still if the taskbar theming is on (with Classic AE or another theme), there will be no ...
by Anixx
Thu Apr 21, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

One can load the taskbar in themed mode and then disable themes by running w8classic or using handle utility. The taskbar will remain themed while everything elese will not. Yeah, but the Classic Tenbar utility still doesn't work properly unless themes are enabled. When using the classic theme, it ...
by Anixx
Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:09 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

One can load the taskbar in themed mode and then disable themes by running w8classic or using handle utility. The taskbar will remain themed while everything elese will not.
by Anixx
Tue Apr 12, 2016 6:48 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Early Classic Shell supported Vista.
by Anixx
Tue Apr 12, 2016 6:47 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I just got the Windows Vista explorer to work, I had to extract the en-US folder from the Windows folder, now I got properties for the bar, and I can enable the quick launch on the Vista bar. still when I right click I get a menu with no text, it's annoying but if you know where to click you can en...
by Anixx
Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:37 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Bakuchris wrote:Oh I just mean when I right click on the Vista explorer task bar on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, I get no task bar settings for the explorer or any pop up menu.
Have you tried Windows 8.1 Explorer under Windows 10?
by Anixx
Mon Apr 04, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

adding Quick Launch icons to Windows XP's explorer's Quick Launch doesn't work on Windows 10
Does it work in Vista's Explorer?
by Anixx
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I found a way to disable the Live Folders. Disable the "Typed Data Thumbnail Handler" shell extension with ShellExView utility. After I had done this, folders are shown as folder icons while pictures, videos and pdf files are shown as thumbnais. Also folders are shown as thumbnails when large icons ...
by Anixx
Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:53 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Just the taskbar has problems, explorer won't launch but everything else works fine. Its not a big problem. :D The Windows XP explorer runs really good, but you cannot add quick shortcuts to the bar. Vista is better with the icons near the clock part, and the ReactOS explorer is the best so far and...
by Anixx
Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I think we should be aiming to do better. No Windows UI has ever been perfect.
Idisagree. Windows 2000 was totally OK.
by Anixx
Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I think, something like this (it is Windows 8.1 actually):

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by Anixx
Fri Jan 08, 2016 2:19 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Somebody may be interested that we found two ways of making icons 32px with labels below: http://storage5.static.itmages.ru/i/16/0108/h_1452237321_2007721_8c20f9d482.png One of the ways is as follows. 1. Install Folder Options X and check "disable auto-arrange". 2. Set icon size to 32px or below 3. ...
by Anixx
Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:20 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

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
by Anixx
Sun Dec 13, 2015 1:13 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Explorer using MMC icons on the toolbar:

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by Anixx
Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:46 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Regarding the address bar you can say something here:

http://www.classicshell.net/forum/viewt ... =13&t=5437
by Anixx
Tue Dec 08, 2015 7:08 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 199870

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

This script does not remove the address bar: #NoTrayIcon #NoEnv Gui +LastFound hWnd := WinExist() SetControlDelay, -1 DllCall( "RegisterShellHookWindow", UInt,hWnd ) MsgNum := DllCall( "RegisterWindowMessage", Str,"SHELLHOOK" ) OnMessage( MsgNum, "ShellMessage" ) Return ShellMessage(wParam,lParam) {...

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