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Vista 8 Modern Mix by MrGRiM01 Vista 8 Modern Mix by MrGRiM01
Decided to install Vista on the VM yesterday and made a bit of a mix from Vista Windows 7 and Windows 8 plus added a new reworked start menu and explorer frames, turned out pretty nice I think.

Included in the theme are all the original Vista Wallpapers and the original Start orb that you can apply using Start Is Back.

Other Programs you will need:

Start Is Back (by Tihiy) Brings back the Start Menu [link] Free 30 Day Trial, $3 for 2 licenses

Aero Glass for Windows 8 RC3 (by Big Muscle) [link]

I made a Aero Glass for windows 8 all in one installer for your convenience you can download here [link]

Bottom Details Pane For Windows 8 [link]

Ribbon Disabler for Windows 8 (From Sergey @ WinAero) [link]

UxStyle for Windows 8 (Very Important to do this first) Must be used to be able to have custom themes [link]

Download from Mediafire here: [link]

Updated to fix missing taskbar image when small icons used and centered text on window title

Update 13/05/2013: New style with no rounded corners on any of the buttons or boxes, Download from Mediafire [link]

To have the details pane on the bottom [link]
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Hi, am I allowed to recompile your Vista VS for Windows 8.1 Update 1 (with a few changes like rounded shutdown-button in the start menu) and to upload it in my profile? Of course I will give credits to you and your theme :)
MrGRiM01 3 days ago  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Yeah go for it mate.
This is the result of the recompilation :) :…
I have another little question:
Why you don't create a Border Lines style? (Like your Aero 7 Glow)
MrGRiM01 Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I did start out with it like that but decided to do squared borders instead, just thought it had a cleaner look
Awesome VS <3
I just have one suggestion:
When you put your cursor DOWN on the desktop, you can't select the programs in the bar..
I can't clearly express it, just try it
Put your cursor down of the aplications in the taskbar
You wouldn't be able to select any aplications running..
MrGRiM01 May 27, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I will change that for you anyway, it's not that hard to do, what theme were you using, the first one with rounded buttons or the new one with the squared buttons?
Rounded, really thanks :D
MrGRiM01 May 28, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
here you go mate, sorry I didn't get back to you sooner, had to go to work [link]
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