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September 15, 2011
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Windows 8 Metro Mod 1.66 by jTc42 Windows 8 Metro Mod 1.66 by jTc42
This visual style is for Windows 7, NOT Windows 8.

v1.66 UPDATE:
-Right hand tab bug fixed.

v1.65 UPDATE:
-Reduced shadow intensity on all versions.

v1.6 UPDATE:
-Re-added the "classic glass" variation, with fully transparent window glass (ie, not smoked effect).
-All 1.5 fixes applied to classic version.
-New default wallpaper.

v1.5 UPDATE:
-Thinner window borders to closer match Windows 8.
-Increased window title font size to closer match Windows 8.
-Window previews in taskbar are now square cornered.
-Increased transparency of the lighter window glass.
-Includes only 1 variation now, the lighter glass version to closer match Windows 8.
-Now includes Windows 8 Developer Preview style start orb.

v1.13 UPDATE:
-Bug fixed in the window border graphics for both variations, where shade of glass would mismatch between sides.

v1.12 UPDATE:
-Bug fixed in the caption buttons where traces of glow were visible.

-Max/Restore and Minimize buttons cleaned up, border bug fixed on the left hand side.

v1.1 UPDATE:
-Bug fixed in the start menu when selecting items.

-Added Aero 8 Light theme, which increases the lightness of window glass compared to the taskbar, similar to that seen in Windows 8 Developer Preview

Modified version of the theme from Windows 8 Developer Preview, with more metro, so square buttons, flat progress bars etc.

If you find any bugs, please let me know, I'll try and fix if I get time (though I am moving to uni soon so it may take a while).

Start orb found here [link]

Instructions (concisely posted by ~joostiphone)

1. Download UniversalThemePatcher and patch the 3 files (the app speaks for it self).

2. Download this theme and copy it to C:\Windows\Resources\Themes and apply it.

The Windows Start button:

1. Download Windows 7 Start Orb Changer and run it. Refer to the .bmp file that comes with the theme.

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you should make it so the show desktop button blends in with the it looks like its not there
it is the best win 8 theem but not easy to download
I'm making a visual style of my own, but when I change the corners to be square the blur and coloration of Aero still rounded and I have no idea how to make the blur squared too. How did you did it?
Molten99 Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is a very cool theme but it gave me windows 2000 classic please help
I am sorry, but this looks not much like windows 8 BUT GREAT JOB the theme here is awesome too
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