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bigmuscle

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  1. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ v1.4.6 * hardcoded symbol patterns for build 10586.589 * dirty region optimization fixes * when DWM process crashes too often, Aero Glass will stop injecting * fixed data sharing between more drawings in one pass This version is designed for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 TH up to build 10586 only! Use this topic to discuss v1.4.6 only! Discussion about RS build will be deleted to avoid off-topic and increase readability!
  2. He is probably funny. But I see much more funnier when someone installs buggy beta version of the operating system and then he complains that he is not able to run the software which was never meant to be run there.
  3. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.5.3 * hardcoded symbols patterns up to build 14393.953 * fixed caption misalignment when glow effect is disabled * added option to draw caption centered (HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\DWM: CenterCaption (DWORD 0x0 / 0x1)) - if glow effect is enabled and caption is set to be centered, the glow effect will be drawn over whole frame width - do NOT report it as the bug! * changed IAT hooks initialization order * enable SeDebugPrivilege in aerohost process
  4. Feature requests

    If you have any requests for features / fixes / etc. that should appear in Aero Glass utility, please write it in this topic. I remember there were some requests in other topics but it is harder to collect anything from them. Please, keep it on topic and use for feature requests only. My current idea is to enhance GUI utility with the feature which helps with atlas editing. If you have any ideas, feel free to write it here.
  5. UxTheme service hook - Visual Theme Signature Bypass I just had a little bit of free time, so I extracted some older code from Aero Glass for Win8 into the separate DLL to make it work on Windows 8.1. It has not been tested, but you can play with this as you want, there is no limit. But also no support and probably no future development, because there is nothing more to change on it. Either It works or it does not work How to install? The only possible way to install it is using old injection method via AppInit_DLLs registry key. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows -> set AppInit_DLLs value to specific DLL for your OS (so select either xxx32.dll or xxx64.dll only!) Although, it is not needed to make this work, it is also suitable that, on 64-bit Windows, you do the same "install" procedure on HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows (but always with xxx32.dll!). If you don't do this, 32-bit theme-related applications won't be able to access your unsigned themes. Something to know? Yes! There is one very important thing if you use Aero Glass for Win8.1! Due to certain DbgHelp.dll restriction, Aero Glass for Win8.1 won't able to load PDB symbols after you install UxThemeSignatureBypass.dll into your system. There is a simple workaround - just copy symsrv.dll from Aero Glass directory into your system directory (probably C:\Windows\System32). I will try to bring a fix for this in future version of Aero Glass for Win8.1, but I cannot promise that, because its a bit complicated. License? It's freeware. Use as you want, just the copyright must be preserved. Where to download? http://glass8.eu/
  6. No mail after donation

    The password is not in the e-mail if you already got it in some previous donation. Passwords are not stored as plain text and thus cannot be recovered and resend. Verify, that you put your e-mail address and postal/zip code correctly - it must 100% match the information in your PayPal account at the time of the transaction. If it still does not work, send me your e-mail via PM.
  7. Thank you for the minidump file. I found the bug and will reupload the fixed version immediately when it is fixed.
  8. It did not disable Aero itself, but it completely disabled DWM composition using API function https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa969510(v=vs.85).aspx Since Win8, this function is deprecated and if you call it, nothing happens, because you cannot disable DWM composition at all.
  9. Nope, application cannot crash due to Aero Glass. If some application draws its own frame (and thus bypassing DWM rendering), then it does not call DWM rendering functions and therefore Aero Glass rendering is not executed at all.
  10. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.4.6

    This will probably not happen when you use the correct version from Aero Glass website.
  11. I know about this and I would like to fix it, but I has not been able to reproduce it on any computer. Also the question is how many users are affected and whether it is really the bug. Yes, I could compile it, but I don't know when I manage it. Maybe in a week or two.
  12. Probably not, mainly because you should not use AppInit_DLLs to load anything, because it can cause a lot of side effects when the library is injected where it should not be.
  13. NoelC: it is not possible, but I may send you new DLL to test if you accept it has debug console.
  14. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.5.3

    I don't say that I don't want this fix/add it. It is just not so easy to be done so it is not the main priority. And I know it may sounds wrong for someone, but if someone thinks that switching one UWP app to fullscreen is the primary functionality of Windows than Aero Glass is nothing he should use.
  15. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.5.3

    I do not see any critical bug in your post. You can always switch UWP app to the fullscreen mode with Ctrl+Maximize which has been said here several times. However, if you rely on some UWP app where its functionality is limited with using glass frame, you can always switch to the classic frame with "regsvr32 /u DWMGlass.dll", as has been said here several times.
  16. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.5.3

    It would make no sense. There is no Aero Glass for build 15063, so there is nothing to discuss. People just should realize if they fill the topic with the off-topic stuff, I will not be able to respond to the valid posts.
  17. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.5.3

    I would like to highlight that this topic is about Aero Glass for Windows 10 build 10.0.14393. Any discussion out of this topic might be deleted to keep the thread clean to read.
  18. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.4.6

    According to your images, Aero Glass works correctly but you have set either too high blur radius or opacity.
  19. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.4.6

    Send the picture with default theme + debug.log
  20. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.4.6

    You cannot have transparency, because your theme overlaps it.
  21. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.5.1 This version is designed for Windows 10 Redstone build 14393 only! Use this topic to discuss v1.5.x version only!
  22. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.5.3

    It is nothing important. It just has been added due to slow preparation for upcoming Windows build which behaves a bit differently.
  23. Aero Glass for Win8.1+ 1.5.3

    I understand what you mean now. Previously, it set DTT_GLOWSIZE for size > 0 only, but it has accidentaly been set always.
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