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by Anixx
Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:56 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Try to use 7+ Taskbar Tweaker. It replaces the menu with the classic one.
by Anixx
Tue Jun 30, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Windows 95 vs Windows 8.1 comparison:

Win95
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Win 8.1
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by Anixx
Fri May 15, 2015 8:49 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Follow my advice above. It will bring you into desktop with Classic theme after boot.
by Anixx
Wed May 13, 2015 4:04 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I have installed ClassicTheme the normal way, and then put the following batch file into task sheduler to be executed upon logon: taskkill /IM explorer.exe /f start userinit.exe exit It boots me exactly into desktop with Classic Theme now, but the process takes about 4-5 minutes. Maybe it is because...
by Anixx
Wed May 13, 2015 3:00 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

But the problem here is that we want the executable to start before the shell, right?
Not necessary. one can kill Explorer.exe and then re-launch it.
by Anixx
Sat May 02, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Powerplayer wrote: Edit : On windows 8.0 (windows to go) i can not use that dwmapi moving trick to fix firefox how do i do it on that?
Scrap Firefox, use Seamonkey.
by Anixx
Sat May 02, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

A worse issue with the most recent version is that it jerks all windows periodically. That's why I choose to use the previous version plus the AHK taskbar fixer script. A problem is that the newest Classic Shell is incompatible with AHK, so I use the 4.1 version.
by Anixx
Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:55 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

hello evrybody dwm.exe is possible to use windows 7 version into windows 8.1? or not work? to using classic theme native windows 7 into 8.1 my dwm.exe windows 7 x64 for test users (if raplace dwm.exe win 8.1 x64 for this windows 7 work?) http://www53.zippyshare.com/v/Gp4Uc7Nl/file.html Why? There a...
by Anixx
Fri Apr 24, 2015 3:49 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Uninstall taskbar tweaker its not needed
May be it is not needed for you, but it is needed for me.
classic shell + classic theme still works nice on win8
Do you have the latest version of Classic Shell?
by Anixx
Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:44 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Well it seems the latest version of W8Classic is flawed: it jerks all windows periodically, which is very annoying and a source of bugs. I returned to the previous version which thanks God I kept on a backup drive! The latest version of Classic Shell is also very bugged and together latest W8Classic...
by Anixx
Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

windows.nt.win32, do you know how to fix the startup issue, that is to boot with taskbar working? You said one should start it as a service? Can you provide more details?

Powerplayer, here is my desktop:
http://storage3.static.itmages.ru/i/15/ ... 2ed5ae.png
by Anixx
Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I have a problem with this program. Every time I reboot the Explorer does not start the taskbar and desktop, only displays one window. I have to re-login so to have the taskbar. Anyone else experience the same problem?
by Anixx
Sat Apr 18, 2015 7:31 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Does anybody know how to uninstall this completely? After uninstallation I have corrupted taskbar.
by Anixx
Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

This script fixes the 1 pixel off taskbar issue a little bit better, but still not perfectly. #NoEnv #NoTrayIcon SetControlDelay, -1 Gui +LastFound hWnd := WinExist() Sleep, 5000 ;WinGet, id,, ahk_class Shell_TrayWnd WinGetPos,,,ww,wh, % "ahk_id " id ControlMove, ReBarWindow321,,4,,, % "ahk_id " id ...
by Anixx
Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:46 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

maur0 wrote: work fine only small bug on colors "selected itens" color is black and white but in real is blue and white
You can edit the theme colors manually in the registry.
by Anixx
Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Well, Windows 7 has failed to load after recent update so I had to re-install the system. So I decided to move to Win8.
So now on I use this program to its fullest extent.
by Anixx
Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:23 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Wait, yes I am. For some reason I thought you meant the left tree. Whoops. Anyways, I don't think it has anything to do with devmgmt.msc, as the Windows 7 version doesn't display the dotted lines on Windows 8 for some reason. Just to clarify, it DID on Windows 7, so my guess is it's something to do...
by Anixx
Mon Dec 22, 2014 6:04 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

windows.nt.win32 wrote: Anyways, I just noticed that I'm not getting those dotted lines on my Windows 7 computer either.
I do. May be it is an issue of color scheme?
by Anixx
Thu Dec 18, 2014 7:11 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I meant the highlight in the menu bar. It was by a solid rectangle in Win95, but swithched to 3D bevelled rectangle in Win98. By the way, the method you hinted does not restore the dotted line in the tree of the Device Manager. Did they remove it explicitely?... Should check without DWM. Ah, I get ...
by Anixx
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:14 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Thank you! I will try this. Honestly, this difference in appearance does not look that bad, just like another alternative classic style. It even looks somewhat more "classic" in certain details, for instance the menues selection is more like Win95 (rather than 98). Interesting you say that. The fla...
by Anixx
Mon Dec 15, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

* The menus have no 3D borders. Easy fix, look under UserPreferencesMask in the registry (HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop). If it's too cryptic for you, take a look at this program Ignore the Windows version warning, and uncheck the setting "Use visual styles on windows and buttons (enable theming). *" ...
by Anixx
Sun Dec 14, 2014 3:03 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Hi! I wrote an AHK script that fixes the incorrect layout of the taskbar items when using the theme disabler. It works well! #NoEnv #NoTrayIcon SetControlDelay, -1 Gui +LastFound hWnd := WinExist() Sleep, 5000 WinGet, id,, ahk_class Shell_TrayWnd WinGetPos,,,ww,wh, % "ahk_id " id ControlMove, ReBarW...
by Anixx
Sat Dec 13, 2014 6:03 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Hi, IbmPad! I have installed Windows 8 and tested your program. It is great, but there are some differences from Win7 with classic theme. * In Device Manager there is no dotted line in tree. * In File Explorer's menu the selection is by solid rectangle rather than bevel * The menus have no 3D border...
by Anixx
Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Address Bar Remover. Source code in AHK: #NoEnv #NoTrayIcon SetControlDelay, -1 Gui +LastFound hWnd := WinExist() DllCall( "RegisterShellHookWindow", UInt,hWnd ) MsgNum := DllCall( "RegisterWindowMessage", Str,"SHELLHOOK" ) OnMessage( MsgNum, "ShellMessage" ) Return ShellMessage(wParam, lParam) { If...
by Anixx
Mon Dec 08, 2014 7:23 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I think one can remove the border around desktop when using the dll method by means an AHK script that would remove the border after explorer load.
by Anixx
Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Thank you very much! But we already have the programs written in AHK that fix the window edge issue. This version is for the setting "open folders in new windows". If is more simple and works better: http://www.classicshell.net/forum/download/file.php?id=1645 If one opens folders in the same window,...
by Anixx
Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

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by Anixx
Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Sorry for not answering earlier ; I have been busy these days… But I am still working on it. By the way, we have an extensive discussion http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/272291-move-address-bar-below-menu-bar-windows-explorer-3.html with user windows.nt.win32 (registered as Butters there) a...
by Anixx
Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286707

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Note! The program works only if you open each folder in a new window! Maybe IbmPad can make a program that works even when opening folders in the same windows.

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