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How the heck do you guys use this thing? It looks so confusing to setup. Can anyone help me out? I'm totally clueless.
    
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Any skins you DL put in Documents\\Rainmeter\\Skins if its a folder and not an installer (refresh rainmeter for them to show up), right click any running config or the tray icon to get the menu's. In the menu's Rainmeter>Configs to load\\unload any config, leftclick and drag it to where you want, right click for its menu (Settings>Draggable/Transparency, ect). Thats the basics.
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Where can I find good themes and apps for it?
    
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DeviantArt seems to have the best I've seen.
http://browse.deviantart.com/customi...meter/?order=9
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I can't change the skin for some reason. I dragged the folder into the designated folder and I cannot change it.
    
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Right click the Tray Icon, then "Refresh all", then again and "Configs" you should find it in there. To unload anything running rightclick on it and "close skin".
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post #7 of 18
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Okay the program is not opening for some reason now. I had to reinstall and its still not working. o_O

Edit: Yup the program is not starting up at all. It says its running, but none of the themes are popping up whatsoever. Nothing is happening at all. :[
Edited by NguyenAdam - 3/9/11 at 8:25am
    
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post #8 of 18
Rainmeter Guide

Hope that helps.

TBH The best way to play around with skins is to use a program that comes along with rainmater called rainbrowser. You can view the installed themes and use them effectively without much hassle.
Edited by adizz - 3/9/11 at 8:32am
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post #9 of 18
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Okay! I got it to work again. How do I use someones entire skin? I can only choose what i want individually through config? o.o

Okay I quit for now. This **** is so frustrating.
Edited by NguyenAdam - 3/9/11 at 11:41am
    
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If its a whole theme you installed you should be able to run it from RainThemes.
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