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Old 29-01-2009
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Patch uxtheme.dll in Windows 7 to install Custom / MSStyles Themes
  

In Windows XP and Vista you can install custom or MSStyles themes by patching Uxtheme.dll by UxTheme Patcher for Vista SP1 (64-bit version) and XP SP2.

How to Patch Uxtheme.dll in Windows 7
  • Download the patched UxTheme.dll and other files from here or (for 64-bit)and extract the zip them some where on your computer

  • This patch removes the aforementioned checks to provide the Microsoft Windows enthusiast community a free and easy way to enable third-party customization of the entire Microsoft Windows user interface.

  • UxTheme Patch for Windows 7 contains 3 DLL files that you can easily unrar and use.

  • Login to Your Windows 7 with User having administrator privileges

  • Now navigate to C:/windows/system32 Directory

  • Now copy following three files to some your personal folder as a backup.

    • uxtheme.dll
    • themeui.dll
    • shsvcs.dll

  • Now copy the Downloaded files to C:/windows/system32 Directory and take full ownership of each files from properties.

  • Now restart your system.

Now you are free to use any custom or MSStyles theme in windows 7.

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Re: Patch uxtheme.dll in Windows 7 to install Custom / MSStyles Themes

Well really nice trick jackie. I have installed windows 7 beta just a week ago. & i was looking for. Thanks man for sharing with us.
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Re: Patch uxtheme.dll in Windows 7 to install Custom / MSStyles Themes

Is it possible on genuine Windows 7? when windows 7 releases its retail version and if we patch the file, will it still be genuine? or we will loose the owership of our own windows copy?
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Re: Patch uxtheme.dll in Windows 7 to install Custom / MSStyles Themes

Hello buddy,
Windows 7 is till now in beta version. And it is available for free to use. That means you can use windows 7 beta genuine for free. See the threads below:

Get Windows 7 Beta Key For Personal Use For Free From Microsoft
http://forums.techarena.in/small-bus...er/1101366.htm
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/e.../dd353205.aspx
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