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by Anixx
Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Well, this fixes the Explorer's windows border: http://www.sevenforums.com/attachments/customization/341309d1416750414-move-address-bar-below-menu-bar-windows-explorer-borderfix.zip I still do not know how to fix it in other applications. thanks but im not access to download this please upload in f...
by Anixx
Sun Nov 23, 2014 3:31 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Well, this fixes the Explorer's windows border:

http://www.sevenforums.com/attachments/ ... derfix.zip

I still do not know how to fix it in other applications.
by Anixx
Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

By the way, using ZeroDump I was able to move the taskbar buttons down a bit: The only issue I have with this is it cuts off the bottom of taskbar buttons, meaning that the bottom border is hidden. I had never even noticed the issue with taskbar buttons being 1px to high, but it would be kind of ni...
by Anixx
Tue Nov 18, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

By the way, using ZeroDump I was able to move the taskbar buttons down a bit: http://storage9.static.itmages.ru/i/14/1118/h_1416340191_8072161_9c2929b77c.png by enabling and than disabling the Static Edge property (I was using Win7). May be this can help to mitigate the Windows 8 issues. I also wond...
by Anixx
Tue Nov 18, 2014 2:18 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

@Anixx : Automating what ZeroDump does is a priori easy. Could you please tell me exactly what settings you want on what windows and I will automate it in another program (that would also be compatible with Vista/7) when I have time. This would be great! Most of all I want to fix the bugs introduce...
by Anixx
Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

It seems there is a problem... gooooooooooogle Blue Member September 2011 4,045 Posts cool but look at THIS http://i.imgur.com/Y2j65nZ.png taskbar buttons for windows are 1 pixel too high im using classic shell btw http://i.imgur.com/NAsTI9t.png i disabled classic shell for this pic program button s...
by Anixx
Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

windows.nt.win32 wrote:
Anixx wrote:I reposted your reply there.
The only problem with that is that this application is for Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10. Unless you're talking about creating a separate application that Vista/7 users could use as well.
What application are u talking about?
by Anixx
Tue Nov 18, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I reposted your reply there. By the way, have you looked into Zero Dump yet? Is it possible to automatize it somehow? The most important thing for me is making the 3D borders in File Explorer, like in the Classic Windows (because otherwise it looks buggy/unfinished), but also it would be great if it...
by Anixx
Mon Nov 17, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Some compliants: makinero February 2014 18 Posts I can download this file only when I deactivate my antivirus. It seems that the file is a malicious software (or contains one) : https://www.virustotal.com/en/url/1965ec7532496c7389505946db8bfdf785254c002cbecd3113805cb8d23cf2a1/analysis/ When I unzip ...
by Anixx
Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

People experience some problems with the latest version:

http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1 ... st46509884
by Anixx
Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I think it is theoretically possible to resize elements using ZeroDump technology, one only needs to add support for more properties. This way even Address Bar possibly can be hidden.
by Anixx
Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:04 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Using Zero Dump it is possible to add a caption bar to the tree view so that it would be possible to close it without using the Command Bar (like in Windows 2000/XP): http://storage5.static.itmages.ru/i/14/1111/h_1415743524_3700464_27a343da11.png or http://storage8.static.itmages.ru/i/14/1111/h_1415...
by Anixx
Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

People report the latest version fixes the taskbar.
by Anixx
Tue Nov 11, 2014 4:31 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Do u have this problem with the newer version of theme disabler? Or u can fix it by deleting Aero? Well I don't want to disable Aero (by removing the Aero folder I mean) because it will break the login screen. But yeah, if I disable Aero the taskbar is displayed correctly with the classic theme, as...
by Anixx
Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Do u have this problem with the newer version of theme disabler? Or u can fix it by deleting Aero?
by Anixx
Mon Nov 10, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I can verify this works. I've been using the classic Task Manager for some time now (I pulled it out of recovery mode) and it works great. I actually used Image File Execution Options to replace the default Task Manager, so that way if I need to do a system file scan, it will still have the classic...
by Anixx
Mon Nov 10, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Some people say that even with the latest version the top edge of the taskbar is still displayed wrongly:

http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1300248&page=3
by Anixx
Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:10 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I can verify this works. I've been using the classic Task Manager for some time now (I pulled it out of recovery mode) and it works great. I actually used Image File Execution Options to replace the default Task Manager, so that way if I need to do a system file scan, it will still have the classic...
by Anixx
Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

— Native task manager not working (→ use Process Hacker) ;
AFAIK Windows8 includes the classic task manager as well, one just has to rename/delete the taskman executable and then Win8 will call the classic one. I havent try it though.
by Anixx
Sat Nov 08, 2014 7:40 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Great! Thank you very much! By the way, can you please look also into this recent fascinating discovery? There is a great open-source utility Zero Dump but unfortunately it is abandoned. With this utility it is possible to modify control styles of the running windows. Particularly, it is possible to...
by Anixx
Fri Nov 07, 2014 11:02 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Does Zero Dump utility help to make the taskbar looking good?

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Programmin ... Dump.shtml
by Anixx
Fri Oct 24, 2014 3:50 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

What about the tiles in the start menu? How do they look?
by Anixx
Wed Jul 30, 2014 5:13 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

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by Anixx
Mon May 26, 2014 1:15 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

It is already mentioned above, it has disadvantage of disabling compositing totally.

Program to disable dwm:

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=383450
by Anixx
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Classic Shell does not work with Windows XP Explorer :-(

Maybe some another replacement will work though.
by Anixx
Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:41 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

One can try to run the Explorer.exe from Windows XP. I managed to get it running under Win7. - take the explorer.exe from 32-bit WinXP (64 version does not work because the lack of the Win2000 compatibility mode) - Kill Explorer - Run WinXP Explorer in the Win2000 compatibility mode. It works in the...
by Anixx
Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:43 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

In Windows Compatibility Administrator there is a setting to force an application to use the Classic theme ("disable themes") and to use the XP-like file picker dialog. It would be great if it were possible to make these settings system-wide rather than per-application.
by Anixx
Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

What about forcing Windows Explorer and other problematic applications to use the Classic theme with Windows Compatibility Administrator?
by Anixx
Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

I wonder, is there a way to enable DWM on Windows 7 without enabling the themes?
by Anixx
Fri Apr 18, 2014 2:13 pm
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: Classic theme on Windows 8
Replies: 605
Views: 286704

Re: Classic theme on Windows 8

Agreed. Additionally logically this method will allow to get rid of the tearing, which is a major problem when using the Classic theme. If you find a way to fix the remaining issues I will possibly upgrade to Win8 from Win7.

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