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I know of things like Rainmeter, WinodwsBlinds, Samurize, and RocketDock for customizing any and everything in Windows 7.

I haven't given Rainmeter a chance because I'm really looking for something other than information overlay; I hate Stardock completely, Samurize looks somewhat interesting and I have used RocketDock before.

Are there any other programs and or ways I could get a custom Windows GUI for 7?

I know what I want to do but I don't think there is any way of it actually happening....
    
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Are you looking to create a custom GUI or use ones already made? Such as this?
blend_2_0_for_windows_7_by_zainadeel-d364ccx.jpg
    
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^that one looks good but when i tried to instal it it f up my whole GUI. that was hell trying to restore.
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Originally Posted by MrAlex;13735157 
Are you looking to create a custom GUI or use ones already made? Such as this?
blend_2_0_for_windows_7_by_zainadeel-d364ccx.jpg

I did not know about that one. Looks interesting.

I am not trying to create one, as I assume it's beyond the knowledge I have.

What I'd like is similar to having a box with icons that start their respective programs, but I'd like it to blend into the background (kinda like Windows Glass feature) until my mouse hovers over it (then showing the icons/group in full render) so that the icons could be launched.

Example:

I love settings Windows to use one-click features to launch things (icons, folders, etc) but I often rename files, which then results in having to right click and scroll; whereas I prefer clicking once then waiting shortly to rename an folder/file.

So... I'd kind of like that as a feature of something too. I thought about using AutoHotKeys for it but I'm not sure if it will do what I want other than setting up a way to rename files using a hotkey/script of some sort.
    
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Bump for other ideas, if you gots'em!
    
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http://win7themedesigners.deviantart.com/

Hrm, something from there may be what I might like, many thanks!
    
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