Welcome to the world of Aero for windows 8.1! This theme has been redesigned to fit in with the style of windows 8.1 with squared off borders, buttons, and controls (Also Rounded). It works well with Aero Glass and startisback Start menu re-implementation. This theme includes all Windows 7 Themes; Architecture, Characters, Lanscapes, Nature, Scenes, & United states. (Includes Wallpapers, SoundSchemes, & Cursors).
How to install Theme; (Create a system restore point first!)
1. Windows 8.1 users download uxstyle.com/builds/UxStyle_sep…
<---- If already Patched, skip steps 1/2.
2. Install Patch, dont reboot.
3. Copy the theme files to C:WindowsResourcesThemes
4. Apply the theme through the personalization window.
-Old New Explorer (Windows 7 Style)
To move the details pane to the bottom of explorer, Disable Ribbon UI & Add back Aero color behind navigation bar, Download this program (Make A system restore point first!): www.msfn.org/board/topic/17037…
^------ Make sure you use these options listed below:
1. Use command bar instead of Ribbon
2. Hide caption text in File Explorer windows
3. Hide caption icon in File Explorer windows
4. Hide Up (go to parent folder) button
5. Enable glass on navigation bar
6. Show Details pane on the bottom
To get the original start menu, download the free trial or purchase Startisback from here: www.startisback.com/
-Supports opening Metro start and pin metro apps to start menu. (Square Theme Supplied in extras folder for start is back)
-Aero Glass- (Not responsible for damages to your system!) <----Required for theme!!
To add blur back into windows 8.1, please visit here: glass8.berlios.de/download.htm…
(download the correct 8.1 version)
1. Download file.
2. Ru setup and install the program.
3. Run the 3 batch files in "Aero 8.1 ThemeExtrasAeroGlass" These will set the settings for Aero Glass to match the original Windows 7 settings.(The 2 fix ones in the "Enable on battery" folder are only needed if you wish to enable Glass on battery if you use on a tablet or laptop.
4. Reboot DWM or restart system.
5. Enjoy Aero!
-----------New Releases "Aero 8.1"-----------
-Set captionmargin back to older setting due to round borders looking incorrect on explorer. (Please note that some applications will have a graphical glitch on the right side. There is no way to fix it.)
-Skinned Menubar Buttons(Square Theme)
-Skinned Context Menu Buttons(Square Theme)
-Updated Default theme files. They now match the old Windows 7 slightly blue looks.
-Return of Show Desktop Button (Top/Bottom Taskbar Only)
-Higher DPI Support
*Fixed Window Frames for most applications/CMD (Rounded borders look a tad bit squished on right side due to 8.1 limitations)
*Skinned Higher DPI Navigation buttons (Square Version)
-Default Themes now use no color settings
-Skinned Details bar (Name, Date Modified, ect....)
-Windows 8.1 Port
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