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Windows Vista Vs by xXiNightXx Windows Vista Vs by xXiNightXx
Windows Vista Style for Windows 8 Pro
100% Free!

***Please note, Start8 is not supported. If you wish to have the startmenu skinned properly, please use Startisback***

Welcome to the world of Vista, fortunately its not the crappy experience you may have had with it. This Vs is aimed at bringing back some eye-candy that Microsoft removed from windows 8. Hope you enjoy the theme and if you come across any issues, please have a image of your issue and comment it below.
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Changelog:
REV 1.0
-Major theme revamp. All Images have been redone.
-Round+Square Theme
-Aero Blur Support
-Vista Sound Scheme
-Vista Cursor
-Vista Wallpapers
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How to install Theme; (Create a system restore point first!)

1. Windows 8 x64 users download [link] <---- 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.

(Optional Stuff)

-Disable Ribbon UI-
Download [link] and disable the ribbon UI, do not log off, instead.. Just right click taskbar>Taskmanager> and restart explorer

-Bottom Details Pane- (Windows 7 Style)
To move the details pane to the bottom of explorer, Download this program (Make A system restore point first!):[link]

-Start Menu-
To get the original start menu, download the free trial or purchase Startisback from here: [link]
-Supports opening Metro start and pin metro apps to start menu.

-Aero Blur- (Not responsible for damages to your system!) <----Required for rounded theme version
To add blur back into windows 8, please visit here: [link]

This tool makes it easier to manage and install Aero Blur [link]
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:iconwindowsrigby2000:
WindowsRigby2000 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
I Hate Windows Vista, But I Like the Theme.
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small-dragon-china Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  New member
The taskbar in the rounded one isn't perfect. the middle part hasn't changed and looks ugly
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QuickNinjaCat Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  New member
Port for 8.1! The window buttons @ top left when maximized is crapped up! This will be me when ported for 8.1: Clap 
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terranxp Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
Can you make this theme for windows 8.1?
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:iconleomate:
leomate Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014
I also waiting vista theme for Windows 8.1 :)
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PacManix Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Any chance to get a rounded / Aero Glass 8 version?
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xXiNightXx Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014
soon. I use my aero 8.1 as its base. So I ave to work out bugs first in that before I use it for the vista theme. :p
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jTechnology Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
Whenever I hover my mouse over the program buttons (Those buttons on the taskbar) it has the regular blue combined with the color of the program. Please fix it!!!
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xXiNightXx Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
It is supposed to be like that. Windows 7/8/8.1 introduced progress bars on the taskbar buttons. I had to make the buttons semi transparent for those progress bars to be visible. 
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jTechnology Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
I know it's natural, but is there a way to show only blue? Or at least make an alternate version without blue.
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