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  1. Posts : 841
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       13 May 2016 #1701

    Mateoski said: View Post
    That's fine. I mean, at make it look more like Windows 2000 if there can't be a layout change.
    Using HC to mimic classic themes would be the way to do it.

    There is once a theme pack released that contained the old themes from Win98 for Win8.
    Special Themes (AeroLite and High Contrast variations) - Page 2
    And yes they do work in Win10.

    From here you can easily build a Win2k theme. For sounds see next post.
    The classic or the teal one look pretty much Win2k, with some additional color tweaks, or just like that, are acceptable already.
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  2. Posts : 841
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       13 May 2016 #1702

    Mateoski said: View Post
    Is it possible to make a Windows 2000 theme? Like, make it feel as if I'm using Windows 2000. Sound effects, layout, background, etc.
    For the sound effects it's also possible: however, you'll need the (wav) files from Win2k. Then it's just a matter of saving the custom sound scheme and add it to your Win2k theme.
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  3. Posts : 14,423
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393, Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Update, Ubuntu
       13 May 2016 #1703

    I found the sound files online. I already scanned before opening with Defender & MBAM.
    Windows2000_[winsounds.com]_850.zip

    They contain:
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    Note you need to right click and select properties and unblock(bottom right) in the Details tab, then apply.
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  4. Posts : 14,423
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393, Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Update, Ubuntu
       13 May 2016 #1704

    To apply the sounds

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    Then go to settings app>>Personalization >> Related Setting >> Advanced Sound
    It will open up the Sounds manager, and pick the event, browse to the new folder you created, then pick the event sound.
    Be careful to make sure you save as(give it a name) when you're finished, or you may have to do it all over again when you change themes. Other wise you will only need to pick the name you gave it.
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  5. Posts : 14,423
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393, Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Update, Ubuntu
       13 May 2016 #1705

    For wallpapers go here: windows 2000 wallpaper - Bing images
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  6. Posts : 841
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       13 May 2016 #1706

    Cliff S said: View Post
    For wallpapers go here: windows 2000 wallpaper - Bing images
    Well, that gave some interesting results.
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  7. Posts : 841
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       14 May 2016 #1707

    Cherry Theme


    Cherry Theme
    Cherry.zip
    Based on the CopperSunset Theme

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    Seems they're back around here.


    Image source:
    https://plus.google.com/116864509874735735648
    Last edited by Hopachi; 14 May 2016 at 12:13. Reason: updated theme: color fix
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  8.    14 May 2016 #1708

    Nice work Horace. The cherries look yummie.
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  9. Posts : 14,423
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393, Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Update, Ubuntu
       14 May 2016 #1709

    Nice! I just wanna lick my monitor now!
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  10. Posts : 841
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       14 May 2016 #1710

    Thank you Keith, Cliff!

    Theme sleep-glitch / reset of background:
    Have any of you noticed that by using any theme like this, with light non-white background (for instance see Task Manager in preview picture) and if the computer goes to sleep, the next thing after logging back in, the theme background is reset to white? The theme running will be "unsaved" now!

    I didn't paid much attention to it the last time it happened but it can be reproduced by using sleep function.
    It's the usual 10586.318 I'm running here but I doubt it's fixed in the next insiders: it might just be one of those system "healing" features, considered normal then. In this case any "unsafe" theme color contrast gets reset.

    EDIT: This happens on normal and AeroLite themes as well.
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