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KDE Vista Patcher [Download] *Updated*


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doomangel

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Good Morning to all.

I'm proud to announce the KDE Vista Patcher.
It is in first beta stages but it is promising.
Credits should go to XPero for his vize code and off cource to oxygen team for the icons.
Here is a first screenshot, more are about to come and soon i will upload the first beta version.


KDE Vista Patcher
KDE Vista Patcher is a project based in the fantastic code wonder or XPero, The Vize Project.
It’s main goal is to bring the view and feel or KDE 4 GUI to Windows Vista Users.
The final Version 1.0 is intended to bring you the full experience of KDE 4 right on top of Windows Aero.
Below are some key steps in the development process.


Version 0.1 – Internal
• -Processing of Vize source code
• -Translation of reshacker scripts
• -Pre-Alpha Testing

Version 0.2 – Internal
• -Fully Customized Interface
• -Added more resources
• -Pre-Alpha Testing

Version 0.3 – Internal
• -First "bugs" found, there is some problem handling paths with space “ “ for example, c:\Program” “Files\Internet” “Explorer\iexplorer.exe
• -Temporary removed custom paths with space
• -Problem with accesibilitycpl.dll and authui.dll temporary removed until it is fixed
• -Alpha Testing

Version 0.4 – Internal
• -Fully Working Release
• -Bugs are schedule to be fixed in 0.5 version
• -Fixed accessibiltycpl.dll and authui problems, readded.


Version 0.4.1
• -Fully Working Release
• -Cosmetic changes
• -Added custom text, replacing the XPero's
• -Removed extra languages since they were translated for vize, any one willing to re-translate?
• -Beta Testing


Version 0.4.2 Beta
• -Fully Working Release
• -Cosmetic changes
• -Updated resources inside imageres.dll
• -Added extra resources shell32.dll
• -Beta Testing

Version 0.4.3 Beta
• -Fully Working Release
• -Cosmetic changes
• -Added extra resources Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer, nVidia Control Panel,Realtek Control Panel
• -Fixed the famous spaces bug, (thanx to vertigosity for his help)
• -Beta Testing


Version 0.5 TODO List
• -Fix all "bugs"
• -Add More Resources
• -Add Visual Style, Screensaver, Cursors, Logon and some other staff from KDE 4 to the installer.
• -Beta Testing


There is a screenshot below with some of the included icons.

Download Link 1 Skydrive: KDE Vista Patcher 0.4.3 Beta
Download Link 1 Deviantart: KDE Vista Patcher 0.4.3 Beta


Download and use with caution,
remember is in beta stage still.
Please uninstall Tango Shell Patcher or Vize before installing this. It might screw your system up.
Report any bugs you might find, things you like and things you don't.
remember is in beta stage still.

You will find a shortcut in the start menu under KDE Vista Patcher.

Thanx to all and especially to XPero.
Oh, and BTW XPero check it and tell me if you would like to change anything.

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Edited by doomangel, 14 August 2008 - 03:42 PM.

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Happy-Dude

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Wow wow wow wow wow :) !!

Nicely done !! KDE ... For Windows !! (For the fans out there: when are you going to do GNOME?)

Now ... To get working for XPize, and following that, Vize ;) .
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* CodePlex - For the framework: http://anolis.codeplex.com/
* xpize Homepage: http://www.xpize.net/
* Vize Homepage: http://www.vizeos.net/
* Anolis Homepage: http://anol.is/
* Anolis on dA: http://anolisfx.deviantart.com

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for GNOME fans, thers alredy Tiize the Tango patcher (STTP using Vize code) by vertigosity
"The level of security that Vista is trying to achieve to protect video and audio is more extreme than anything the US government has ever considered necessary for protecting its most sensitive classified data."

Read Full Article @ [A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection]

Don't be lame [Linux is NOT Windows]

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Heck yeah!!

I wanna test this!!

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w00t... cant wait, also a Longhorn version of Vize would be nice too :D

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Well done :)

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doomangel

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thanx to all. Are you ready to download?
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Ummm well YEAH!!

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*updated*
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I could revise the Spanish LANG file if you want

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*updated*
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going to give this a whirl in a vm

is it tested with non-sp1 and with sp1 systems?
:)

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going to give this a whirl in a vm

is it tested with non-sp1 and with sp1 systems?
:)



yes, it supports sp1 and non sp1 systems, i does not replace files, it just patches them automatically.
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Doomangel, check this out:

http://www.catswhoco...nux-desktop-160

This might be a great addition to your KDE pack :) !!
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* CodePlex - For the framework: http://anolis.codeplex.com/
* xpize Homepage: http://www.xpize.net/
* Vize Homepage: http://www.vizeos.net/
* Anolis Homepage: http://anol.is/
* Anolis on dA: http://anolisfx.deviantart.com

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Screenshots?

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*updated*
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just a quick update, working on 0.5 alpha now, added theme, cursors and wallpapers.
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Some desktop screenshots would be good...

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You don't wanna click there.


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check the screeshots at neowin
http://www.neowin.ne...w...t=0&start=0
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this is a great program. love the ease of use.

(there was only one minor thing i didn't like - the HDD icons. i like the default better despite that it looks like an external driver rather than an internal drive.)
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good job




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