Vista System Style 1.0
[May 22, 2006]
I was looking around some screenshots of the latest Vista System and noticed that most of the lookalikes resembling Vista's System Properties were outdated, so I took a jump at it and this is what came out. Took me 3 days to complete. No, not 3 full days, just some time here and there. Inspired by jordygreen's deviation.
[May 23, 2006]
If you simply CANNOT get it to work by simple means as stated above, some suggest using Replacer [link]
[May 24, 2006]
Well, after two days, I noticed the download of this file is amazing. How can there be no comments though?! Whatever. I'm releasing V.1.5 on Saturday, so look forward to that. Just some minor changes here and there.
If you want to test it, just run it from explorer like any other program. If you cannot open it by double clicking, right click and "Open with Control Panel".
To install, simply drop within the system32 folder. Make sure you BACKUP the original. If this causes your computer to crash, I am in no way taking responsibility. If the original keeps replacing this version, use Replacer. [link]
1. If you are not using a Vista UI, or a UI with a white background, you WILL notice background coloring behind each text label. This is the USER's preference, and not mine.
2. In order to view this properly, Segoe UI font must be installed. The font is included in the rar, and I am in no way associated or have any part in creating this font.
3. The image on the LEFT shows how it would look if your computer was manufactured. If it was hand built by yourself or by someone else, the program will resemble the image on the RIGHT.
I know that there are a bunch of other versions of this out there, but I just wanna make a statement. Other versions contain functions that DO NOT WORK. I try to keep as many unusable buttons and links out of this version just because:
A. IT SAVES SPACE.
B. Why would you want something that doesn't work?
C. Keep in mind, you're using WINDOWS XP. If you wanted all the new features of Vista, I'd save my time and get the beta.
I tried very hard changing text around to make it look as built into Windows XP as possible, but if you are looking for a hardcore version of Vista's System Style, this is probably not the version for you.
Anyways, any feedback would be great, as this is my first deviation.
Thanks for any comments or