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       10 May 2015 #1341

    @Edwin-I "seem" to be making some headway.
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    Windows 10 Professional
       10 May 2015 #1342

    Lookin good Cliff.
    Are you getting borders around modern apps as well?

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       10 May 2015 #1343

    Edwin said: View Post
    Lookin good Cliff.
    Are you getting borders around modern apps as well?
    Borders yes, but they are black, I still need to work out combining your settings with Dark2014. I got too frustrated today so I'm going to try again some other time. I get "destructive" (delete and start over) when I'm frustrated and seeing I've made a little headway, I don't want to mess up and start over.
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    Windows 10 Professional
       10 May 2015 #1344

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Borders yes, but they are black, I still need to work out combining your settings with Dark2014. I got too frustrated today so I'm going to try again some other time. I get "destructive" (delete and start over) when I'm frustrated and seeing I've made a little headway, I don't want to mess up and start over.
    Fair enough.
    Lookin forward to your step by step tutorial!
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  5.    10 May 2015 #1345

    Today for Spanish GP:
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       10 May 2015 #1346

    Ok did a little more to improve the look. I went into RegEdit at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Themes\Personalize and created the key(SystemUsesLightTheme DWordvalue 0) to change the Universal Apps(UA's) to the dark version for some consistency.

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    I've had to use the Dark2014 theme pack(installed the windows 10 version of UXStyles) as the base.
    Then I changed the Background to your´s Edwin.
    After that I used your colors(using settings app) for taskbar and borders.
    I couldn't combine your theme with Dark 2014 but find a balance between the two to get a decent enough look.
    Here's what I have now:

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    Windows 10 Professional
       10 May 2015 #1347

    Lookin good from here!
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    Windows 10 Pro X64
       10 May 2015 #1348

    Nice job Cliff, that looks good.
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393, Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Update, Ubuntu
       11 May 2015 #1349

    Thanks

    I have found out that Windows 10's Personalization let's me override some of the 3rd party themes settings, like the taskbar color and window-frame colors. That way I have the advantage of using the gray letters on a black background but the desktop color "theme" and wallpaper I want(one could always easily change the wallpaper but never the other colors).

    So I have to give Microsoft a big in this case.
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    W 7 desktop Home Premium 64 - OS
       11 May 2015 #1350

    I think this is a movie fox, not sure.

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