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Patched uxtheme but Vista .msstyles not showing up!

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Hi,

I patched my uxtheme.dll using UXTender by damian666 & marxo (thanks guys!!) but I'm not able to see Vista styles :(

I put them in the C:\Windows\Resources\Themes folder with a folder name having the same name as the .msstyles file but they don't show up in the Windows & Buttons list in Display properties and I can't apply the .msstyles by double clicking it. I also made sure there is a Shell folder in there with a shellstyle.dll but I noticed that the shellstyle.dll version is different from the ones that work.

Am I doing something wrong or do these themes just not work on XP?

Thanks for any advice you can give me.

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You are not going to be able to run themes made for Vista in XP (and vice versa), without heavily modifying the theme itself.

What UXTender does, if I'm not mistaken, is patch XP SP3 system files so you can run alternate XP themes. It won't allow you to run themes made for Vista in XP. (Assuming I am reading your post correctly.)

Edited by Witt3439

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Gotcha. The website I downloaded them from (myvistathemes) lead me to believe this was possible. Thanks for clearing that up.

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