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#1351
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Alright, in my inadvertent lack of knowledge to how to properly use this, it has literally f'ed up my themes in Windows 8. I have no idea on how to get back to the original Win 8 theme because it doesn't apply the taskbar changes, but keeps them transparent, and no matter what theme I click, it wont go away. I had Aero 8 and Aero Glass installed. Aero 8 can't be deleted from the themes folder because Windows says it is in use. CAN ANYBODY, PLEASE HELP me in restoring my themes back to stock Windows 8? Please help, anybody...

Taskbar not switching

My theme: http://gyazo.com/a5d...2561cf9c99d980f

to

Windows 8 default theme: http://gyazo.com/414...9506ff32d0d74c9

Trying to delete Aero8: http://gyazo.com/303...6ee3b87a6eb6465

Also it does this stupid black taskbar when the program isn't being used: http://gyazo.com/c33...5faf164bd82605a


PLEASE for the love of God someone help me, BigMuscle!!!

PS this got really annoying really quick... http://gyazo.com/9cb...bec5d94804edac9

Edited by DontUSASme, 28 April 2013 - 08:31 PM.



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Alright, in my inadvertent lack of knowledge to how to properly use this, it has literally f'ed up my themes in Windows 8. I have no idea on how to get back to the original Win 8 theme because it doesn't apply the taskbar changes, but keeps them transparent, and no matter what theme I click, it wont go away. I had Aero 8 and Aero Glass installed. Aero 8 can't be deleted from the themes folder because Windows says it is in use. CAN ANYBODY, PLEASE HELP me in restoring my themes back to stock Windows 8? Please help, anybody...

Taskbar not switching

My theme: http://gyazo.com/a5d...2561cf9c99d980f

to

Windows 8 default theme: http://gyazo.com/414...9506ff32d0d74c9

Trying to delete Aero8: http://gyazo.com/303...6ee3b87a6eb6465

Also it does this stupid black taskbar when the program isn't being used: http://gyazo.com/c33...5faf164bd82605a


PLEASE for the love of God someone help me, BigMuscle!!!

PS this got really annoying really quick... http://gyazo.com/9cb...bec5d94804edac9

Doesn't look too bad to me... alt+tab to switch.
Restart if you haven't tried already, if you have tried already, restart and hold ctrl while it's booting, should load it without the modifications. Then uninstall.

Also you're having permission issues, use an Administrator account.

Edit: Are you trying to delete a theme? If so you're doing something VERY wrong.
There are no themes involved with this. I have no idea where you even got that from...

To uninstall properly, you'll need an admin account, the AGTweaker GUI, and then you click the X in the bottom right corner of the GUI and restart.

Edited by hello2u, 28 April 2013 - 09:59 PM.


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Here are the msstyles files as requested for your Theme, one is Square and one is Rounded with larger Nav matching buttons and glow buttons ported from Win 7
Enjoy! DBPosted ImageMy link



I got the bigger Nav buttons after reshacking a Win7 aero.msstyles and porting over to my Win8.. If anyone would like it just let me know and I can post the updated msstyles file..Posted Image

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In your file, a virus or a program that monitors the computer.
This oche bad.

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Edited by k53eintel, 29 April 2013 - 12:51 AM.


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Maybe I shouldn't be messing with this stuff if I don't know what I'm doing lol

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You need to redownload and UNCHECK the "Use our download manager..blah blah" then click on the GREY Download tab, the
exe is part of the download manager from data host that you dont need..


Here are the msstyles files as requested for your Theme, one is Square and one is Rounded with larger Nav matching buttons and glow buttons ported from Win 7
Enjoy! DBPosted ImageMy link



I got the bigger Nav buttons after reshacking a Win7 aero.msstyles and porting over to my Win8.. If anyone would like it just let me know and I can post the updated msstyles file..Posted Image

Posted Image







In your file, a virus or a program that monitors the computer.
This oche bad.

Posted Image



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Should check your restore points and see if you could back date it, I got a .vbs file that I use that stays on my desktop and does it automatically for me to Keep me out of
trouble. Or maybe Bigmuscle Or Orelio could add a option for a restore point


Alright, in my inadvertent lack of knowledge to how to properly use this, it has literally f'ed up my themes in Windows 8. I have no idea on how to get back to the original Win 8 theme because it doesn't apply the taskbar changes, but keeps them transparent, and no matter what theme I click, it wont go away. I had Aero 8 and Aero Glass installed. Aero 8 can't be deleted from the themes folder because Windows says it is in use. CAN ANYBODY, PLEASE HELP me in restoring my themes back to stock Windows 8? Please help, anybody...

Taskbar not switching

My theme: http://gyazo.com/a5d...2561cf9c99d980f

to

Windows 8 default theme: http://gyazo.com/414...9506ff32d0d74c9

Trying to delete Aero8: http://gyazo.com/303...6ee3b87a6eb6465

Also it does this stupid black taskbar when the program isn't being used: http://gyazo.com/c33...5faf164bd82605a


PLEASE for the love of God someone help me, BigMuscle!!!

PS this got really annoying really quick... http://gyazo.com/9cb...bec5d94804edac9

Doesn't look too bad to me... alt+tab to switch.
Restart if you haven't tried already, if you have tried already, restart and hold ctrl while it's booting, should load it without the modifications. Then uninstall.

Also you're having permission issues, use an Administrator account.

Edit: Are you trying to delete a theme? If so you're doing something VERY wrong.
There are no themes involved with this. I have no idea where you even got that from...

To uninstall properly, you'll need an admin account, the AGTweaker GUI, and then you click the X in the bottom right corner of the GUI and restart.



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Should check your restore points and see if you could back date it, I got a .vbs file that I use that stays on my desktop and does it automatically for me to Keep me out of
trouble. Or maybe Bigmuscle Or Orelio could add a option for a restore point


This is what I don't understand since the beginning. There were many posts "It does not work for me so I did system restore" but why this? AeroGlass does not perform any change into the system so there is nothing to restore. If something gets broken, it is because user modified something on his own. Yes, there is a small registry script to install the thing, but it is very short so anyone can check what is being changed, save the original registry key and restore it later.
Aero Glass for Win8.x --> http://www.glass8.eu

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I guess people are just jumping onto it without considering the "for experienced testers only" part. If you are not comfortable with editing the registry and system files, do NOT touch this!
System restore is way too overkill to undo a registry change, but if they messed up something theme related, it's the way to go.
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Alright, in my inadvertent lack of knowledge to how to properly use this, it has literally f'ed up my themes in Windows 8. I have no idea on how to get back to the original Win 8 theme because it doesn't apply the taskbar changes, but keeps them transparent, and no matter what theme I click, it wont go away. I had Aero 8 and Aero Glass installed. Aero 8 can't be deleted from the themes folder because Windows says it is in use. CAN ANYBODY, PLEASE HELP me in restoring my themes back to stock Windows 8? Please help, anybody...

Taskbar not switching

My theme: http://gyazo.com/a5d...2561cf9c99d980f

to

Windows 8 default theme: http://gyazo.com/414...9506ff32d0d74c9

Trying to delete Aero8: http://gyazo.com/303...6ee3b87a6eb6465

Also it does this stupid black taskbar when the program isn't being used: http://gyazo.com/c33...5faf164bd82605a


PLEASE for the love of God someone help me, BigMuscle!!!

PS this got really annoying really quick... http://gyazo.com/9cb...bec5d94804edac9

Doesn't look too bad to me... alt+tab to switch.
Restart if you haven't tried already, if you have tried already, restart and hold ctrl while it's booting, should load it without the modifications. Then uninstall.

Also you're having permission issues, use an Administrator account.

Edit: Are you trying to delete a theme? If so you're doing something VERY wrong.
There are no themes involved with this. I have no idea where you even got that from...

To uninstall properly, you'll need an admin account, the AGTweaker GUI, and then you click the X in the bottom right corner of the GUI and restart.



I tried downloading the GUI and got this message: http://gyazo.com/5bd...cd125066b13ed39

I had already added the values to the registry and did everything right to my knowledge of installing it. Well, that knowledge is really limited.

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Should check your restore points and see if you could back date it, I got a .vbs file that I use that stays on my desktop and does it automatically for me to Keep me out of
trouble. Or maybe Bigmuscle Or Orelio could add a option for a restore point



Alright, in my inadvertent lack of knowledge to how to properly use this, it has literally f'ed up my themes in Windows 8. I have no idea on how to get back to the original Win 8 theme because it doesn't apply the taskbar changes, but keeps them transparent, and no matter what theme I click, it wont go away. I had Aero 8 and Aero Glass installed. Aero 8 can't be deleted from the themes folder because Windows says it is in use. CAN ANYBODY, PLEASE HELP me in restoring my themes back to stock Windows 8? Please help, anybody...

Taskbar not switching

My theme: http://gyazo.com/a5d...2561cf9c99d980f

to

Windows 8 default theme: http://gyazo.com/414...9506ff32d0d74c9

Trying to delete Aero8: http://gyazo.com/303...6ee3b87a6eb6465

Also it does this stupid black taskbar when the program isn't being used: http://gyazo.com/c33...5faf164bd82605a


PLEASE for the love of God someone help me, BigMuscle!!!

PS this got really annoying really quick... http://gyazo.com/9cb...bec5d94804edac9

Doesn't look too bad to me... alt+tab to switch.
Restart if you haven't tried already, if you have tried already, restart and hold ctrl while it's booting, should load it without the modifications. Then uninstall.

Also you're having permission issues, use an Administrator account.

Edit: Are you trying to delete a theme? If so you're doing something VERY wrong.
There are no themes involved with this. I have no idea where you even got that from...

To uninstall properly, you'll need an admin account, the AGTweaker GUI, and then you click the X in the bottom right corner of the GUI and restart.


Also, I tried restarting holding down Control. Nothing happened, booted up like normal.

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Thank you !!! Indeed it works. Excellent. :thumbup

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No ones blaming your bm for the issues, Everyone should know this is BETA again repeat BETA .. I would be willing to bet that he hacked the Uxtheme.dll file incorrectly
or changed a system with a non digital signed one. So if you dont know what you are doing then your probably get really good at installing and reinstalling your OS a lot ..Posted Image


Should check your restore points and see if you could back date it, I got a .vbs file that I use that stays on my desktop and does it automatically for me to Keep me out of
trouble. Or maybe Bigmuscle Or Orelio could add a option for a restore point


This is what I don't understand since the beginning. There were many posts "It does not work for me so I did system restore" but why this? AeroGlass does not perform any change into the system so there is nothing to restore. If something gets broken, it is because user modified something on his own. Yes, there is a small registry script to install the thing, but it is very short so anyone can check what is being changed, save the original registry key and restore it later.



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Hi Big Muscle,

I'am testing your Aero Glass Since this Week (And ORelio's AGT who already do a good job)

I have tested one of the first version of DwmHook some months ago, but it gived me a Black Screen. Current Version Works Fine!

I have noticed some minors bugs already mentionned by other members: Little tracks depending on colors intensity in the Taskbar, Windows border and in some browsers when closing a tab (I see this in Chrome: the closed tab let some tracks behind). Windows Borders are not Blured when they are over IE10 (See ScreenShot).

I Use your software (V0.8 Beta2) on my Windows 8x64 with a self-made msstyle, together with UxStyle Core Beta, and Start8.

If i Find something else i will post it here but what ever, You do a very good job, Keep it up!

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Alright, in my inadvertent lack of knowledge to how to properly use this, it has literally f'ed up my themes in Windows 8. I have no idea on how to get back to the original Win 8 theme because it doesn't apply the taskbar changes, but keeps them transparent, and no matter what theme I click, it wont go away. I had Aero 8 and Aero Glass installed. Aero 8 can't be deleted from the themes folder because Windows says it is in use. CAN ANYBODY, PLEASE HELP me in restoring my themes back to stock Windows 8? Please help, anybody...

Taskbar not switching

My theme: http://gyazo.com/a5d...2561cf9c99d980f

to

Windows 8 default theme: http://gyazo.com/414...9506ff32d0d74c9

Trying to delete Aero8: http://gyazo.com/303...6ee3b87a6eb6465

Also it does this stupid black taskbar when the program isn't being used: http://gyazo.com/c33...5faf164bd82605a


PLEASE for the love of God someone help me, BigMuscle!!!

PS this got really annoying really quick... http://gyazo.com/9cb...bec5d94804edac9

Doesn't look too bad to me... alt+tab to switch.
Restart if you haven't tried already, if you have tried already, restart and hold ctrl while it's booting, should load it without the modifications. Then uninstall.

Also you're having permission issues, use an Administrator account.

Edit: Are you trying to delete a theme? If so you're doing something VERY wrong.
There are no themes involved with this. I have no idea where you even got that from...

To uninstall properly, you'll need an admin account, the AGTweaker GUI, and then you click the X in the bottom right corner of the GUI and restart.



I tried downloading the GUI and got this message: http://gyazo.com/5bd...cd125066b13ed39

I had already added the values to the registry and did everything right to my knowledge of installing it. Well, that knowledge is really limited.

Files in an archive cannot access other files in the same archive. You have to extract them first.


Should check your restore points and see if you could back date it, I got a .vbs file that I use that stays on my desktop and does it automatically for me to Keep me out of
trouble. Or maybe Bigmuscle Or Orelio could add a option for a restore point



Alright, in my inadvertent lack of knowledge to how to properly use this, it has literally f'ed up my themes in Windows 8. I have no idea on how to get back to the original Win 8 theme because it doesn't apply the taskbar changes, but keeps them transparent, and no matter what theme I click, it wont go away. I had Aero 8 and Aero Glass installed. Aero 8 can't be deleted from the themes folder because Windows says it is in use. CAN ANYBODY, PLEASE HELP me in restoring my themes back to stock Windows 8? Please help, anybody...

Taskbar not switching

My theme: http://gyazo.com/a5d...2561cf9c99d980f

to

Windows 8 default theme: http://gyazo.com/414...9506ff32d0d74c9

Trying to delete Aero8: http://gyazo.com/303...6ee3b87a6eb6465

Also it does this stupid black taskbar when the program isn't being used: http://gyazo.com/c33...5faf164bd82605a


PLEASE for the love of God someone help me, BigMuscle!!!

PS this got really annoying really quick... http://gyazo.com/9cb...bec5d94804edac9

Doesn't look too bad to me... alt+tab to switch.
Restart if you haven't tried already, if you have tried already, restart and hold ctrl while it's booting, should load it without the modifications. Then uninstall.

Also you're having permission issues, use an Administrator account.

Edit: Are you trying to delete a theme? If so you're doing something VERY wrong.
There are no themes involved with this. I have no idea where you even got that from...

To uninstall properly, you'll need an admin account, the AGTweaker GUI, and then you click the X in the bottom right corner of the GUI and restart.


Also, I tried restarting holding down Control. Nothing happened, booted up like normal.


Other control button then maybe? I haven't actually tried it myself, just a general tip that's been mentioned many times in the thread. Also make sure you're holding it when DWM loads, not (just) when Windows is booting/during the BIOS screen/etc

Could also be that you didn't install the program correctly, so it's not even what's causing the problem... broken DWM or theme perhaps.

Edited by hello2u, 29 April 2013 - 02:38 PM.


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Could this be useful?

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Edited by bigmuscle, 29 April 2013 - 03:37 PM.

Aero Glass for Win8.x --> http://www.glass8.eu

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Heck yes BM! That looks lurvely! :thumbup

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Could this be useful?

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Of course! It's great!

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Yes it could, though I'm not sure how the autocolor option would work with that :o
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I would say, that would be very helpful! :)

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yes please

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Could this be useful?

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Here are the msstyles files as requested for your Theme, one is Square and one is Rounded with larger Nav matching buttons and glow buttons ported from Win 7
Enjoy! DBPosted ImageMy link



I got the bigger Nav buttons after reshacking a Win7 aero.msstyles and porting over to my Win8.. If anyone would like it just let me know and I can post the updated msstyles file..Posted Image

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For goodness sake, can you use a real website? Skydrive is free, just sayin'. And it doesn't install viruses!

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I noticed that when a window is closing the fade out effect is disabled when using DWMHook. Any solutions to enable that effect?

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No Problem, I also ported over the RTM Nav buttons which are size larger with the aero glow and it seems to stand out even more now..DPPosted Image
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Thank you !!! Indeed it works. Excellent. :thumbup

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No Problem, I also ported over the RTM Nav buttons which are size larger with the aero glow and it seems to stand out even more now..DPPosted Image


Not to derail the topic, but since you're obviously a visual style magician, would you happen to know a way to fix a bug in the RP theme? When you select a file, or a shortcut, on the desktop for example, it doesn't look like it should. There's a solid square around it, and no hover effects. I don't know if you know what I mean, but yeah... Also, is it easy to change the nav buttons? I'd love the RTM ones in the RP theme. (Apologies if it's a lot to ask, just ignore the post if it is!)

Also, that looks like a killer feature Bigmuscle! Can't wait for what future builds of AG8 will bring along!




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