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Uxtheme installation under Windows XP/2003

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dansx6    0

Larney, the only ones that show up are Windows Classic Style and Windows XP Style. I put Tiger and Panther in the folder. The Panther "Theme" shows up in the properties dialog but if I try to load it it changes the wallpaper and the cursor only. I am going to try your fix now. In case I have to run to work, thanks for the help. I appreciate it.

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Larney    0

Are you sure your opening the .msstyle files and NOT the .theme files. Also try a few more themes?

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dansx6    0

Followed your directions exactly and no change. I will try a couple of different themes.

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Rafael    1

What he's experiencing is commonly experienced when the Uxtheme is not patched at all. Verify by making sure the preview window shows nothing but a few corners of a window, wallpaper, and the recycle bin.

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Larney    0

dansx6, any news?

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dansx6    0

Sorry. Had to go to work. Back and ready to try some o0ther stuff. I am going to try a couple of other themes first and see what happens.

I'm stumped. Nothing. No change. Nada. The ustheme.dll in the C:\Windows|Resources|Themes folder is the patched one, v. 6.0.2900.2180. I still get the error message when I use replacer. I still get an error message when I use the Neowin patcher.

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insanekiwi    0
Sorry.  Had to go to work.  Back and ready to try some o0ther stuff.  I am going to try a couple of other themes first and see what happens.

I'm stumped.  Nothing.  No change.  Nada.  The ustheme.dll in the C:\Windows|Resources|Themes folder is the patched one, v. 6.0.2900.2180.  I still get the error message when I use replacer.  I still get an error message when I use the Neowin patcher.

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post some screenshots. would be very helpful.

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dansx6    0

insanekiwi, what screenshots would help the most? I will put them up.

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insanekiwi    0

make screenshots of the error you're getting. and explain us what you did before that, step by step.

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Larney    0
Sorry.  Had to go to work.  Back and ready to try some o0ther stuff.  I am going to try a couple of other themes first and see what happens.

I'm stumped.  Nothing.  No change.  Nada.  The ustheme.dll in the C:\Windows|Resources|Themes folder is the patched one, v. 6.0.2900.2180.  I still get the error message when I use replacer.  I still get an error message when I use the Neowin patcher.

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The patched uxtheme.dll goes into C:\Windows\System32 and the themes (if you want to) can be put into C:\Windows\Resources\Themes or you can just run the .msstyle files that come with the themes. Are you sure your doing everything correctly?

Insanskiwi, nightly shift was damn quiet, glad to see your back (Y)

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dansx6    0

Larney and insanekiwi,

It is working!!!! I went back to the Replacer site to see if there was a troubleshooting section and I noticed "If you are running Windows 2000 or are experiencing unexpected errors, download the components package (57kb). In most cases, this is not required. "

I downloaded the components and put them in the Replacer folder. I re-ran Replacer to generate the error message for a screenshot and it WORKED!!!

Thank you guys for all of your time and assistance. :woot:

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insanekiwi    0

glad to hear that. good thing it finally worked for you :D

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Larney    0

Windows 2000, uxtheme's are not patched for that OS and you said you tried to do exactly what I said by replacing the uxtheme.dll file manually, but oh well...go you (Y)

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dansx6    0

I know Larney. The only thing that I changed after several attempts with the Neowin patch program and Replacer was to download the components file from the Replacer site and put in the folder with Replacer, as per the instructions. I have no idea why it worked but it did. Thanks again for your help. :D

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Larney    0

Anytime, glad to hear it worked (Y)

OK, whos next?

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fr0zen    0

umm the links on the first post are no longer working

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Rafael    1

Due to ###### like RaveRod @ MSFN (no names mentioned haha), I'm rethinking my current repository situation. I have temporarily fixed the issue however don't directly link to the repository or the files within' as it will sooner or later be completely changed to accomidate new banning code I put into the site (although disabled). Thanks guys.

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Larney    0
Due to ###### like RaveRod @ MSFN (no names mentioned haha), I'm rethinking my current repository situation. I have temporarily fixed the issue however don't directly link to the repository or the files within' as it will sooner or later be completely changed to accomidate new banning code I put into the site (although disabled). Thanks guys.

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Cheers for clearning things up. We'll be careful about all links in this thread :)

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insanekiwi    0

uhm, i mirrored all files on my site. i thought i posted a link on site #1.

/me checks

edit: what should i clean up? all the links to rafaels site? i'm confused :unsure:

Edited by insanekiwi

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Rafael    1

Ignore my previous post in regards to linking - Carry on as normal.

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insanekiwi    0

:rofl:

sir yes sir.

will do sir.

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Larney    0
Ignore my previous post in regards to linking - Carry on as normal.

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Roger That

Fire In The Hole

(Y) (Y)

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EL    0

good work

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krzylildude    0

um... noob here :blush:... how do i know which service pack 2 patch to download?? :blink:

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