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  1. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,396
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       19 Feb 2016 #1531

    Hopachi said: View Post
    AeroLite is different than Aero since it uses its own msstyles engine. Besides this, HC is AeroLite and Hybrid is Aero. In the end we only have two bases.

    You are indeed left with some questions with all those screenshots. Hmm..
    Joshua's Abstract Grey uses some custom exes + ini customization.
    CaelThunderwing's Valkyr is Aero: you see transparency in the menu + stock black/whites
    I didn't know that. Aaaaaw shoot! I'll have to find time and compare what ones I still have, to see which are Aerolite, and then make changes.
    Personally I really like the Aerolite look(yes the framing too, it gives it a high tech look if you ask me).
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 808
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       19 Feb 2016 #1532

    Cliff S said: View Post
    I'll have to find time and compare what ones I still have, to see which are Aerolite, and then make changes.
    No big deal Cliff, I don't thing it's a deal braker for the people who are actually gonna download in the end.
    A nice theme is a nice theme, regardless it's a Mercedes or Ferrari, I mean AeroLite or Aero.

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Personally I really like the Aerolite look(yes the framing too, it gives it a high tech look if you ask me).
    Yeah, I was very fond of it on Win8. I do find it having bigger edges / titlebar and buttons on Win10.
    I notice it on my pretty low-res screens...
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 10,785
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       19 Feb 2016 #1533

    Hopachi said: View Post
    AeroLite is different than Aero since it uses its own msstyles engine. Besides this, HC is AeroLite and Hybrid is Aero. In the end we only have two bases.

    You are indeed left with some questions with all those screenshots. Hmm..
    Joshua's Abstract Grey uses some custom exes + ini customization.
    CaelThunderwing's Valkyr is Aero: you see transparency in the menu + stock black/whites
    The last StarFerret saw of Wynona, she was running down the road gibbering . . .
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  4. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 684
    Windows 10 Home 64
       19 Feb 2016 #1534

    Wynona said: View Post
    The last StarFerret saw of Wynona, she was running down the road gibbering . . .
    I know that feeling Wynona. I check in on this forum everyday and leave with my brain jumbled. I don't think I have enough lifetime left to learn all this so I will just steal the ones I like.
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  5. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,396
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       19 Feb 2016 #1535

    It's 5:30am now, and my first cup of coffee of the day.
    And I'm just "Brain Farting".
    A thought just pooped(or is it popped?) into my head.
    If the "Desktop" is just a UI version of the (specific)Desktop folder, in File Explorer...
    Why can't there be one for all other folders & libraries?

    That would be: Theming Level: Windows God

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  6. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,396
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       20 Feb 2016 #1536

    If anyone, like me, creates an extra Theme Library or folder(on another drive is recommended so you don't lose everything on the next clean install), for their theming stuff, here is a Theme icon for it, I found the png for, and converted to ico: theme ico.zip

    What it looks like:
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  7. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows 10
       21 Feb 2016 #1537

    Hi guys, Great work in here.

    I've been trying for a long time now to customize the menuBar color without using custom DLL/EXE's or High Contrast mode.

    Is this at all possible?

    I've tried manual registry edits as well as Superfly's SMACC, to no avail. The latter shows menuBar colors altered in the preview window, but that change is not reflected in my actual windows theme (even after restart).
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  8. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,396
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       21 Feb 2016 #1538

    Are you saving the changes to registry before signing out and back in?

    A thing to note is in Aero and Aerolite, only some elements will be effected and others not, because these settings are actually for High Contrast.(hence we call it AeroHybrid).

    If you look at some of my themes you'll see what I mean.
    It's best if you read the thread through, where I show how some themes develop and how some reg settings affect things.
    For example Button Face is sometimes used my 3rd parties for a window color, or In Reliability History(control panel) the graph uses the Highlight entry.

    In Aero the menu window doesn't get change(as in right click menu's).

    Also the AeroHybrid changes only effect snap-ins(MMC /.msc files) and not File Explorer and Control Panel either. Some Universal apps are effected by changes to AppWorkspace, but not all.

    The best way to monitor changes is opening up Resource Monitor and look at the changes there´:
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  9. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,396
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       23 Feb 2016 #1539

    Messing around this morning, and set my Start Menu Command Prompt shortcut to always run elevated, and changed the icon

    Make changes in C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools
    2 Command Prompt Icons.zip

    ***Can also be placed on desktop using "Send to" option in right click menu***

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  10. Joined : Aug 2015
    KS City
    Posts : 127
    Win 10 Pro v1607 14393.447
       23 Feb 2016 #1540

    Nice!

    My shortcuts are in:
    C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows System
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