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Aero Glass for Win10 Version 2004 Build 19041


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20 minutes ago, UCyborg said:

Huh, already a year passed since this thread was created. Maybe there's still a tiny bit of chance for a surprise release of AG, the author did at least take s stab at it. One has to wonder what actually changes for the end user as far as changes to DWM are concerned.

Out of curiosity, anyone here likes centered window titles and whether that can be achieved with Stardock Curtains?

yes, you can center the title by editing the theme properties.
Marked with highligter says "Text Centered" you can activate it

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On 3/25/2021 at 5:00 PM, DADi590 said:

Just a small note for people around. The navigation bar icons can be changed easily with OldNewExplorer. It can replace the icons with custom ones already inside the program. So all I had to do was replace those icons on the program and got the Windows 7 ones without using custom MSStyles (which were the only way I had to change this - until I got tired of random break downs and having to reinstall Windows because of problems in themes when some update was made). It's like this (not exactly as in Windows 7, but I prefer these buttons very much to the Windows 10 ones, since this way I can see them decently):

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Just in case anyone might wonder, I'm on LTSC 2019 edition (permanent build 1809). That's how I have the Windows 7 theme there on the picture (btw, thanks a lot here to XirbioW7 for improving the theme! It's better now!).

I'll include the DLL files with the modified icons in case anyone would like to have them. I just used ResourceHacker on them. The part which took more time was to convert the icons from Windows 7 to Windows 10, in which I had to use a specific program - Pixelformer -, which can save BMPs in 32 bit or something like that (I don't remember very well now, but took me some time to find some program to do it, since I didn't find any website).

OldNewExplorer modified DLLs.zip 91.64 kB · 7 downloads

Thanks!!! it works perfectly!! :cheerleader:

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Hello,

I am interested in getting the Aero glass effect on Windows 10 as well. I have done some research and I was able to use Stardock WindowBlinds and Stardock Start10 along with the Aero7X theme (https://www.deviantart.com/newinfinitepro/art/Aero7X-Reset-for-Windowblinds-10-836337064) to get an almost exact Windows 7 look (with the exception of a few bugs that I have encountered with it). I have a few questions:

- I read that Stardock Curtains is less resource intensive than WindowBlinds, but does that still allow the transparent window title bars that aero glass uses?

- Is this currently the best solution to get aero glass on Windows 10? If so, are there any better themes that you guys use?

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