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Windows 8/8.1 Theme for Windows 7 by mare-m Windows 8/8.1 Theme for Windows 7 by mare-m
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Windows 8 Release Preview Aero Theme for Windows 7 fav.me/d562lxj

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This is a most complete and most realistic Windows 8/8.1 visual style for Windows 7 on the internet.

Theme pack includes:

-All Windows 8/8.1 Default Wallpapers and Colors+Windows 8/8.1 Black Theme
-6 Windows 8 Earth Wallpapers and Colors
-6 Windows 8 Flowers Wallpapers and Colors
-7 Windows 8.1 Lines Wallpapers and Colors
-Windows 8/8.1 Cursor
-Windows 8/8.1 Sound Scheme
-Windows 8.1 Segoe UI Fonts
-Windows 8.1 Start Menu Button
-Windows 8/8.1 Navigation, Address Bar and Search Buttons (ExplorerFrame.dll)
-Windows 8/8.1 Navigation, Address Bar and Search Buttons for Black Theme
-Windows 8/8.1 Start Menu User Picture Frame
-Windows 8/8.1 White Task Pane (shell32.dll)
-Windows 8/8.1 Boot Screen
-Windows 8/8.1 Logon Screen
-Windows 8/8.1 User Account Picture

Theme suports Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit and all DPI display size.

It's recommended to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 before you change system files.

If you have a problem with applying a theme visit this page www.askvg.com/download-windows….
Thanks Vishal Gupta for this great tutorial.

Enjoy in theme!!!

Some rights reserved.

-You may not alter, transform, or build upon this work.
-You may not use any element of this theme, dll files or any other part of this pack, created by me, in your work.
-You may not include this theme or any part of this pack in any kind transformation or customization packs.
-You may not redistribute any element of this pack for profit or commercial use.

Updates:

Update 28
03/12/2013
-Now theme pack includes all Windows 8/8.1 default colors

Update 27
21/11/2013
-Fixed some minor bugs

Update 26
09/10/2013
-Add Windows 8/8.1 Logon Screen blue color

Update 25
29/09/2013
-Add Windows 8/8.1 Logon Screen
-Add Windows 8/8.1 User Account Picture

Update 24
23/09/2013
-Add Windows 8/8.1 Boot Screen
-Minor ExplorerFrame.dll update

Update 23
15/09/2013
-Add original Windows 8.1 color and wallpaper
-Add original Windows 8.1 Lines colors and wallpapers
-Updated Start Menu Button (Windows 8.1 Start Menu Button)
-Updated Windows 8 Segoe UI Fonts (Windows 8.1 Segoe UI Fonts)
-Minor visual style changes and bug fixes

Update 22
09/09/2013
-A few minor changes

Update 21
23/02/2013
-Fixed some bugs
-Updated Start Menu
-Updated Navigation Buttons (ExplorerFrame.dll)
-Add Start Menu User Picture Frame
-Add White Task Pane (shell32.dll)

Update 20
11/09/2012
-Fixed some minor bugs

Update 19
09/09/2012
-Add two new original Windows 8 color themes - purple and red

Update 18
02/09/2012
-Minor changes in system colors

Update 17
30/08/2012
-Fixed Firefox context menu bug
-Changed some system colors

Update 16
27/08/2012
-Updated ExplorerFrame.dll (reduced size of navigation buttons)
-Minor start menu update

Update 15
25/08/2012
-A few minor changes in all themes

Update 14
24/08/2012
-Updated Windows 8 Black basic style

Update 13
23/08/2012
-Small changes in start menu panels

Update 12
22/08/2012
-Changed some system colors
-Add original Windows 8 yellow color theme

Update 11
21/08/2012
-Several minor changes in main style
-Add Windows 8 black color theme

Update 10
19/08/2012
-Updated some taskbar arrows
-Updated taskbar preview close button
-Changed explorer and start menu search bar text style
-Small improvements in start menu button

Update 9
17/08/2012
-Removed some text glowe
-Add original Windows 8 grey color theme

Update 8
14/08/2012
-Updated caption buttons in basic style
-Add Windows 8 start menu button

Update 7
11/08/2012
-Removed text glow from AltTab menu
-Add ExplorerFrame.dll with Windows 8 navigation buttons (for white theme)
-Add original Windows 8 Flowers colors and wallpapers

Update 6
10/08/2012
-Add original Windows 8 Earth colors and wallpapers

Update 5
09/08/2012
-Small changes in jump list menu
-Add original Windows 8 white color theme

Update 4
08/08/2012
-Updated breadcrumbs and command link button

Update 3
07/08/2012
-Fixed some minor bugs
-Updated basic style
-Add original Windows 8 sound scheme

Update 2
06/08/2012
-Changed start menu hover and log off, shut down button

Update 1
05/08/2012
-Changed some system colors
-Changed address bar and search bar
-Improvements in AltTab menu
-Updated ExplorerFrame.dll (add original Windows 8 explorer address bar and search bar buttons)

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Windows 8 Release Preview Aero Theme for Windows 7 fav.me/d562lxj

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:iconthanhtam98:
thanhtam98 Featured By Owner 1 hour ago
is it support win 7 basic theme? (aero isn't enabled because my video card is poor)
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:iconnavaneeeth:
Navaneeeth Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  New member Student Interface Designer
can u give me the link of visual style & start orb only plzzzzzzzzzzz i beg u
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:iconthespyman13:
TheSpyMan13 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
Any icon packs to look good with this theme?
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:iconzawsum:
Zawsum Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
I've patched the three necessary files with UniversalThemePatcher_20090409 and rebooted. Then I copied the entire "Start Menu Without User Picture" folder to "C:\Windows\Resources\Themes" but when I go into the folder and click on "windows 8.1.theme" it just turns into the "Windows Basic" theme. I'm not sure where to go from here, any advice?

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64x. (I ran the Theme Patcher 64x version.)
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:iconkrangaz:
krangaz Featured By Owner Edited Sep 9, 2014
Hi! Great theme! Is it possible to add the Spotify color scheme ("Black" #222326). I use black now, but it's a bit hard on the eyes. I could of course do it myself, but you have stated: "-You may not alter, transform, or build upon this work. " :)

Edit: I see several people have requested new colors before, or ways to change them without results, so I guess this is impossible then.
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prikaza007 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014
a small bag with a font!?
win7 ultimate x64, black theme, win8 font, resource monitor:
tinypic.com/view.php?pic=vgr3i…
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:iconpopi803:
popi803 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
How can I change user account image? :)
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:iconmysteriousdots:
MysteriousDots Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i wish this would have an installer so you could just uninstall this if you ever wish to
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:iconmare-m:
mare-m Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
How to uninstall this theme? The reverse process of installation. It's not so hard.
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