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SlanXP2, my favorite theme ever for XP. You don't even need to install windowblinds.
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Man JDCrispe95, you just looooooooove Windows XP dontcha?

+1 for WindowsBlinds. It's how I made XP look cool way back when it was my primary OS.
Yep, me and XP till death do us apart.
Also, I am not using Windows Blinds, I just popped onto a random theme website, downloaded a theme, found out it was a virus, deleted it, downloaded that theme and popped it into my themes folder in my Windows dir.
    
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Man jdcrispe95, you just looooooooove Windows XP dontcha?

+1 for WindowsBlinds. It's how I made XP look cool way back when it was my primary OS.
lol...i used to use windows blinds WAAAAY back in win95...friggin' hogged all my 512mb RAM...lol
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Use rain meter. Best themer evar

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Attachment 186166

This better?
Thanks you guys, also the guy with 56 rep, now look at your rep
woot
thanks!

so much better!
you will enjoy fences
btw i also highly recommend rocketdock.
it works and looks great on XP!
    
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I have a big problem after trying (and failing) to install the icon pack, whenever I try open a folder it brings up the Windows Search box.... i have to manually right click and select "Open". Any idea's what I did wrong?

Edit: also I forgot to mention im using XP x64
    
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Quote:
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I have a big problem after trying (and failing) to install the icon pack, whenever I try open a folder it brings up the Windows Search box.... i have to manually right click and select "Open". Any idea's what I did wrong?

Edit: also I forgot to mention im using XP x64
didn't XP x64 have compatibility issues or something?
and can you post pics? that would help. btw ur using ICON PACKAGER or something else?

oh and i have absolutely no experience with XP x64...just sayin
    
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google windows xp vista mod. it makes your xp look exactly like vista with the glass and what not.
 
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didn't XP x64 have compatibility issues or something?
and can you post pics? that would help. btw ur using ICON PACKAGER or something else?

oh and i have absolutely no experience with XP x64...just sayin
Icon Packager was not supported by my OS.

heres a new pic.
Attachment 186168
    
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post #30 of 39
You can download a lot off of DeviantArt. Also skins for other stuff such as Reinmeter, Rocket dock, general skins for windows, and wallpapers.

I get my wallpapers from Wallbase.net, on there you search your resolution in the search bar and a load of wallpapers.

Rocketdock is a program that stays at the top of your screen and you can launch certain things that you put on it such as programs and folders. So it's like having shortcuts but with it looking sleek and clean, although your browser and other programs to go over the top of it.

Reinmeter is a program where it can show total load on your ram, the weather, cpu temps, and much more. Also you can edit the skins so you could change the colour of them etc. You can find skins on deviant art again.

I hope this helps.

EDIT: Here are the links for these.
Rainmeter
www.rainmeter.net

Rocket Dock
www.rocketdock.com

DeviantArt
www.deviantart.com
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