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I would like some idea's for my XP desktop, any idea's will be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.

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Have you tried getting windowsblind? I forgot if its windowsblind or windowblinds, but its a program and lets you customize your desktop. There a lot of themes you can download for whatever u like, it makes your desktop look nice.

Here is an example of a popular theme that I use to use.
http://bp3.blogger.com/_fxEc6G-Z0Sc/...0-R/azenic.jpg
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Have you tried getting windowsblind? I forgot if its windowsblind or windowblinds, but its a program and lets you customize your desktop. There a lot of themes you can download for whatever u like, it makes your desktop look nice.

Here is an example of a popular theme that I use to use.
http://bp3.blogger.com/_fxEc6G-Z0Sc/...0-R/azenic.jpg
ohh nice thank you mate +1
    
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EWWW WINDOWS CLASSIC!
http://browse.deviantart.com/customi...s/visualstyle/
there ya go. you would need to do a harmless patch for it to work tho.
http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/...s-XP-SP3.shtml
i this should work.

deviantart is great for finding themes! but if your lazy then search for windowblinds

lol if i could get windows XP's MBR working without it erasing win7's MBR i'd show u my custom XP theme. and i didnt use windowblinds
i know its windows 7, but look at my desktop to see the awesomeness of deviant art:



Edited by Enfluenza - 12/22/10 at 1:07pm
    
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winXP / win7 = uxstyle core is the one i use also custopacks for both XP and 7 http://www.custopack.com/ currently using the iMod inspirat and Gaia 10 VSs

forgot to mention rocketdock and rainmeter too
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Lol, well that are non noob themes like window blinds
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Quote:
Originally Posted by reyesjr View Post
There is a windowsblind for windows 7. However, you'd have to buy the full version to use it to its full potential.
try custopack after patching with uxstyle core...it's free
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just go on deviant art. windowblinds is teh sux0rz
    
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Originally Posted by CramComplex View Post
winXP / win7 = uxstyle core is the one i use also custopacks for both XP and 7 http://www.custopack.com/ currently using the iMod inspirat and Gaia 10 VSs

forgot to mention rocketdock and rainmeter too
+1 Thanks, I will repost my desktop in about 10 minutes.
    
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160GB 5,400RPM 2.5" Windows XP Professional SP3 LED (Non-gloss) 1024x600 intergrated 
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post #10 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Enfluenza View Post
just go on deviant art. windowblinds is teh sux0rz
^ this is sooooo true
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