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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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awesomedude476 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  New member
where is the download link
GoGl1ko Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  New member Professional Photographer
on the right side 
Enifandi Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
idk how to download this theme :' 
gokumaster123 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013

alqurmi Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013
Brixten Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
you should make it so the show desktop button blends in with the it looks like its not there
David534 Featured By Owner May 25, 2013
sambitkumardash Featured By Owner May 22, 2013
it is the best win 8 theem but not easy to download
andrei030 Featured By Owner May 4, 2013
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?
salmanD Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013
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