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  1.    31 Mar 2017 #1
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    XP theme on windows 10


    Has anyone had any luck getting a XP luna theme on windows 10?
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  2.    31 Mar 2017 #2
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    XP Themes Final for Win10 by sagorpirbd on DeviantArt

    Not sure how it will work but you can try it.
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  3.    31 Mar 2017 #3
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    oh boy... that's a lot of work.. im going to try it out and come back here with the results
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  4.    31 Mar 2017 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cerawy View Post
    oh boy... that's a lot of work.. im going to try it out and come back here with the results
    I did a great deal of Themeing in Windows 7 so just follow the directions. Let us know.
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  5.    31 Mar 2017 #5
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    OK, so I downloaded the latest version of uxstyles and installed it. I also clicked on the download button in the top right corner, but there is no folder called "XP Folder" in the download they are offering. There is only a folder called "XP Themes for Windows 10". I have tried copying it into the themes folder and went to my desktop and clicked personlize and clicked on XP Luna but it looks nothing like on the pictures. It basically just changes my wallpaper to the XP wallpaper as well as changing the color on my taskbar to a dark blue color that doesn't look like the XP color.
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  6.    31 Mar 2017 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cerawy View Post
    OK, so I downloaded the latest version of uxstyles and installed it. I also clicked on the download button in the top right corner, but there is no folder called "XP Folder" in the download they are offering. There is only a folder called "XP Themes for Windows 10". I have tried copying it into the themes folder and went to my desktop and clicked personlize and clicked on XP Luna but it looks nothing like on the pictures. It basically just changes my wallpaper to the XP wallpaper as well as changing the color on my taskbar to a dark blue color that doesn't look like the XP color.
    - is your PC Aero compatible (has to have Aero stylesheet)
    - are you on Build 10240, 10586 or 14393 only
    - did you run UXStyles as admin and reboot after
    - did you revert to Windows default theme before you started
    - most say you need to run 'StartIsBack' for taskbar to skin
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  7.    01 Apr 2017 #7

    Hi there

    any chance of getting the LUNA BLACK theme to work - especially with the 3-D effect on tool bars etc.



    Here's the XP (on a VM) with a modified background picture

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    Cheers
    jimbo
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  8.    01 Apr 2017 #8
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    Looking on Virtual Customs it seems that the theme you use has to match the Windows 10 version you are on. It is not a one size fits all thing with Windows 10.

    You may want to try this one. Remove the first before doing so.

    https://www.syssel.net/hoefs/software_uxtheme.php?lang=en

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  9.    01 Apr 2017 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by Josey Wales View Post
    ......It is not a one size fits all thing with Windows 10.
    Exactly!

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  10.    01 Apr 2017 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    - is your PC Aero compatible (has to have Aero stylesheet)
    - are you on Build 10240, 10586 or 14393 only
    - did you run UXStyles as admin and reboot after
    - did you revert to Windows default theme before you started
    - most say you need to run 'StartIsBack' for taskbar to skin
    - I don't know, where do I check it?

    - same as above

    - Just tried it, didn't work.

    - Same as above.

    - I don' know what that is.
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