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JALman
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Since: 7.7.02
From: Almost there

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I got bored of the same ol' desktop and I thought that it needed some spice. I found a way to reskin the Windows GUI. I could've used the WindowBlinds program, but I had to pay for all the features. A better way I discover is through a patch. After patching, I went to find a theme that resembled Mac OSX. I went through a few of them and here's what I liked best.

I could've gone all the way and just done a complete overhaul of the GUI using FlyakiteOSX, but I didn't need some of the Mac functionality (e.g. Expose, using Dock as a taskbar, the menu bar). Along with a few other programs, I'm currently using a Windows-Mac "hybrid desktop." Do any of you with Windows run desktops with other themes?

Now I'm starting to fancy a Mighty Mouse...
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thefraserman
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Since: 17.7.02
From: Nanaimo, British Columbia

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Nice, but where's the clock in the top right corner?

I'm thinking of trying it out myself good work
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You can try to restore the file assocations using the downloads here: http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm Or sometimes you can just rename an exe to .cmd or .bat and it will run.
- wmatistic, XP Registry problems (2011)
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