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by Powerplayer
Sat Aug 06, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Update for anniversary edition? it screws up the taskbar making it super unstable
by Powerplayer
Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Bakuchris wrote:Even without a start menu and desktop, Windows 10 sure looks good with the classic theme.

Check out the picture bellow I uploaded
https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqdy6314zy0u7 ... 9.png?dl=0
How on earth did you get taskbar working on 10?
by Powerplayer
Tue Apr 19, 2016 1:55 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Splitwirez wrote: I'll look into that .-.
ok tell me when it loads up on classictheme i did want to switch to classic theme fully long time ago
by Powerplayer
Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

It's dangerous to go alone! Take this . (No really. Take it. I've been working on it almost all day. Still WIP, needs more work than has already been put into it, doesn't really help with much beyond the cosmetic taskbar inconsistency ._. ) It does not work with classictheme it does only work in th...
by Powerplayer
Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:01 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Have you tried Windows 8.1 Explorer under Windows 10? Nothing post-Vista runs on Windows 7 or newer for some reason. You really think we'd willingly opt for XP/Vista taskbar over 7? :lol: (Actually some of us might, come to think of it... ._. ) Vista start menu do not need classicshell it already h...
by Powerplayer
Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:24 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

, Err...I think it's a better idea to atleast try to get the Longhorn explorer to run at all before we start trying to manipulate it to our own desires... .-. valid point i just thought it would be easier to get it functional with a little help from other windows files like newshell ... On a more s...
by Powerplayer
Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Well if you've actually made some progress porting the Longhorn explorer, I would be interested in seeing that. It does sound interesting, and hey, maybe we will go somewhere with that. Who knows. That does sound interesting at the very least. If you feel like you're getting somewhere with that, th...
by Powerplayer
Mon Mar 28, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

CLASSIC SHELL Classic shell was made in win7 days to give an alternative to the "IMRPOVED" Impossible to use menu , but since 8 they added the 7 menu to it as well however i always use pre-7 style with that also u need ribbon off program and deleting the extra bloatware like apps and immersive apps...
by Powerplayer
Tue Mar 22, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

What about existing "shell alternatives" for previous versions of Windows? Are all of them incompatible with W10? Does any of them include an "old style" interface? Reactos explorer is not playing well with windows at all , it forces that 1 colour metro overlay instead of desktop the one they screw...
by Powerplayer
Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I wouldn't recommend Win10 if you can help it. I just tried the explorer.exe, and it doesn't work. I've already tried different versions of Explorer on Win10, and I've only ever gotten the default one to work. I don't think replacing explorer.exe is the best way to go about this. that beta of windo...
by Powerplayer
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Splitwirez wrote: Okay, if that one works, I have some ideas... C:

Well taskbarmanipulator the exe does still not download and these torrent sites downloads are broken cause no seeders . can somebody put on mega or something?
by Powerplayer
Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:57 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

windows.nt.win32 wrote: I found a torrent with seeders. This one should work:
http://www.seedpeer.eu/details/10751881 ... lator.html
It is only a dll file nothing about how to run it :(
by Powerplayer
Sat Feb 27, 2016 12:51 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

whats is this https://kat.cr/windows-10-taskbar-button-manipulator-t12141124.html taskbar manipulator? is util for change theme to using classic theme in windows 10 other https://kat.cr/windows-10-7-tweaker-make-classic-shell-taskbar-t12141172.html The torrents do not download can you post those fi...
by Powerplayer
Sun Feb 21, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Splitwirez wrote:
Powerplayer wrote: so...wait, registry entries?? Ugh...

http://www.pctools.com/guides/registry/detail/972/ yes to tell the pc that you are not using welcome screen no idea if it will work if u have x86 and 64 bit version of msgina.dll from windows xp but maybe it is worth to try out
by Powerplayer
Sun Feb 21, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Splitwirez wrote: MOAR EDIT: Also, a login screen concept:
you have to find a way include the msgina.dll file and all its registry entries from xp then port it over or create a similar msgina with its own installer
by Powerplayer
Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Hey splitwirez you got the theme mod that makes classical buttons for minimize and closse like in the pic or tell what to edit in reshacker and send the pics?
by Powerplayer
Fri Feb 05, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Thanks man could you ask the guy who made this to inject a classic taskbar too? btw the flightedfeatures reg file works on windows 10 enterprise th2 Edit: If we open the dll file in reshacker we see that it uses a manifest file , what prevents us from adding back the rest of the missing stuff with t...
by Powerplayer
Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Better to have the option to run it and close the windows.immersiveshell process in explorer.exe i always kill it in processexplorer
by Powerplayer
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

windows.nt.win32 wrote:Yeah, it's pretty annoying. Especially since I'm going to have to pay at least $500 for data recovery!
Why recover data? if os not booting you can log in from a windows to go hd or bartpe drive and just copy stuff over?
by Powerplayer
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Splitwirez wrote:BUT IT ACTUALLY GENERATES A TASKBAR. WITH TRAY ICONS.

Yes then classictheme could kill shcore.dll after fully loaded and run the nt taskbar and context menus in next update as threads to explorer right?
by Powerplayer
Sat Jan 16, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Now to get back on topic. I have done a little bit of messing around with OpenNT, and I even installed it in a virtual machine once. It's pretty functional, although its shell is still identical to NT4's shell. It would require a lot of work to impliment modern Windows features into it. there was a...
by Powerplayer
Sat Jan 16, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I want that gui for windows 10 can it be tweaked over? , better then this metrocrap and awesome for gaming I don't know. I was just saying that we might be able to legally use the NT 4 source code as a base for a new explorer shell. I don't know if anyone here has the skills to do it, but IMO it co...
by Powerplayer
Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Ehm...folks? Remember how it was supposedly illegal to do anything with the Windows NT 4 source code? Just found this on BetaArchive: http://www.betaarchive.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=61&t=33250 I want that gui for windows 10 can it be tweaked over? , better then this metrocrap and awesome for gaming
by Powerplayer
Sat Jan 09, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

http://www.calmira.net/ Why not ask the dev to help us fix classictheme or maybe take parts from opensource calmira and add to classictheme? Well the Classic Theme isn't even broken, so why would we need someone to fix it? (I assume you mean the taskbar and other such features which aren't compatib...
by Powerplayer
Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:09 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

http://www.calmira.net/

Why not ask the dev to help us fix classictheme or maybe take parts from opensource calmira and add to classictheme?
by Powerplayer
Mon Jan 04, 2016 3:45 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

one doubt question for fix firefox on classic theme for 64-bit firefox run perfect with dwmapi.dll in same folder but for 32-bit firefox not work, (tested dwmapi.dll copied to system32 (32-bit but not work to) what file i use for firefox 32-bit to run perfect? For the 32-bit version of Firefox, you...
by Powerplayer
Thu Dec 31, 2015 8:17 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I downloaded new firefox nightly https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/nightly/2015/12/2015-12-28-03-02-13-mozilla-central/ i run microfox on that pretty nicely along with classictheme restorer the new Firefox seem somehow to detect when themes are off anyway so dwmapi can be deleted now here is how ...
by Powerplayer
Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I downloaded new firefox nightly https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/nightly/2015/12/2015-12-28-03-02-13-mozilla-central/ i run microfox on that pretty nicely along with classictheme restorer the new Firefox seem somehow to detect when themes are off anyway so dwmapi can be deleted now here is how m...
by Powerplayer
Sat Dec 19, 2015 6:01 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Anybody get this guy on the team for a classic explorer? look what he has done https://tpenguinltg.wordpress.com/2014/ ... indows-93/
by Powerplayer
Sat Dec 05, 2015 3:11 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 186040

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

the context menus are still there they just lack text http://www.online-tech-tips.com/compute ... text-menu/

or we modify them with .reg exports from windows 8?

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