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Vista Transformation Pack 7.0 Released

WindowsXIt’s been a long wait for some of you, and after several delays, we are pleased to announce to you today, the release of Vista Transformation Pack 7.0, Windows X’s latest customization pack to give you the Vista experience without the hassle of a new OS.

Vista Transformation Pack 7.0 brings many new features such as ViStart, a new add-on which emulates the Vista start menu, as well as Thoosje’s latest Desktop Sidebar 2.0 to give you the ultimate Windows Vista experience!

Changes (There is alot this time:
Changes in Version 7.0
-Added default system font option for recovery
-Added Docking support for preview and taskbar replacement
-Added DPI auto-detection in Machine Configuration
-Added hiding menubar option for Vista (Styler) toolbar
-Added information about KB925902 hotfix issues and solution on startup
-Added memory requirements checking for 3rd-party applications
-Added resetting DPI options and some extra information in Machine Configuration
-Added screen resolution auto-detection
-Added setting cleartype font automatically after the transformation
-Added Vista transformation “Express mode” (Make an appropriate setup configuration in single page!)
-Added ViStart (Vista Start Menu port for Windows XP/2003 with glass UI and search function)
-Added uninstalling existing components before updating
-Added WindowBlinds detection warning message (for user who is mistaken about glass border skin)
-Added Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 uxtheme patching support
-Fixed backing up system files bug on repair mode
-Fixed checking for Styler incompatibility with x64 edition OS
-Fixed fileversion checking bug that cause backup system files being overwritten by modified system files when update
-Fixed operating system checking bug (that allow user to install in Windows 2000 and below)
-Fixed Start Orb positioning bug
-Fixed Styler to execute Styler.exe only when user wants to hide menu bar to save up memory and some weird issues
-Fixed Styler to run in toolbar mode (prevent error and message popup)
-Fixed Vista (Styler) toolbar option with correction of menubar
-Fixed uninstalling bug with system drive icon
-Fixed uninstalling routines
-Fixed uxtheme.dll patching detection bugs on machine without any service pack
-Fixed Windows Live Messenger skin uninstallation bug
-Moved extra dialogs in the main dialogs process so user can make all decisions before transforming
-Removed customized open/save dialog due to bugs in some applications
-Replaced closeapp with pskill (some programs reported closeapp as virus though it isn’t)
-Replaced Blaero’s Start Orb with ViOrb (Auto positioning and snap over the start button upon taskbar shifting)
-Updated battery tray icons
-Updated Getting Started and Help and Support FAQ
-Updated LClock x86 to version 1.62b
-Updated Maintenance Center to be Welcome Center
-Updated minor UI graphic resources in themes
-Updated Segoe UI font
-Updated Shutdown/Logoff dialogs
-Updated Start Orb to full circle version
-Updated Thoosje’s Vista sidebar to version 2.1
-Updated transformation to use backup system file if it has the same fileversion during update
-Updated updating function to uninstall previous components before updating
-Updated Vista logon screen (Thanks to SoFtEcH for updating my logon)
|-Added status message (Welcome, Shutdown, etc.)
|-Fixed user account disapperance bug on lower resolution
|-Fixed user account moving around when focused
|-Moved shutdown button to right part
|-Updated password panel resources
|-Updated userpicture’s frame border
-Updated Visualtooltip to version 2.1

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News Source: JCXP Forums


Vista Wireless and Ethernet connection drop out fix

Ok so you have vista and you install all the updates but one thing you will notice is that there is a new driver out for your network adapter, you go to install this new update and suddenly everything has gone mental and you keep dropping out constantly.

 Your problem is the new driver you need to revert back to the original driver and disable the Updated driver within windows update so vista doesn’t install this again.

You say to yourself “no it isnt” trust me it is, i spent days figuring this out and i thought to myself i will just revert my network driver back and see if that does anything and it did.

Go to Device Manager, the under network adapters right click the adapter and go to properties. Next click the driver tab and click roll back Driver, once done restart and you should now notice that it doesn’t drop out anymore i have tested this and it works 100%.

If the Roll Back Driver box is grayed out you will need to open system restore and roll back your system to the time you installed the driver but i seriously recommend that you back up anything that was installed after you updated the driver other wise your going to have problems running applications :p

404 errors the lot

Heh if anyone is experiencing 404 errors downloading anything from this site it is due to my friend went over his bandwidth (hehe my fault :p) but now its back up but!!!!

I now will be moving them somewere else because they are really taking a toll on his bandwidth so please hold on litterally guys I will have everything back up again soon.

Not online for a while

It seems my computer has decided not to live anymore so until i fix it i wont be online for abit hopefully i will be online for the weekend but for now i will be plainly working on getting myself back online 🙂

Windows live messenger 8.5 leaked

wlm You may think “Has he found this yet”, yes i got my hands on it last night infact but now i have been told to take it down meh.

Hope ya can find it

Dreamscene for vista home premium & bussiness

logoOk for the people that have windows vista home premium and bussiness and would like Dreamscene on their machines i have got my hands on a patched version ;).

I have tested this and it fully works but please note you need to have aero enabled to run dreamscene and also you need a pretty decent graphics card.

Instructions Part1:

1. Click the Start button.

2. Click All Programs.

3. Go into Accessories.

4. Right-click on Command Prompt.

5. Select Run as administrator.

6. When the UAC Prompt appears, click Continue.

Once you have your elevated command prompt, follow these steps:

In this case, i’m taking example of “themecpl.dll” file:

1. At the command prompt, input takeown /f filepath (takeown /f c:\windows\system32\themecpl.dll).

2. Press Enter on the keyboard.

3. A message will be displayed that this completed successfully.

4. Now input icacls filepath /grant yourusername:f (icacls c:\windows\system32\themecpl.dll /grant user:f).

5. A message will be displayed that this completed successfully.

You will now be able to modify or replace the file. Repeat the steps for all the files. When you are done, simply remove the permissions to keep the file secure.

Instructions Part 2:

But you can copy and paste these paths into Windows Explorer, and it will figure it out for you.

1. Copy DreamScene.dll to %windir%\system32

2. Copy DreamScene.dll.mui to %windir%\system32\en-US

3. Rename the file themecpl.dll in %windir%\system32 to themecpl.dll.original

4. Copy this patched version of themecpl.dll to %windir%\system32

5. Rename the file themecpl.dll.mui in %windir%\system32\en-US to themecpl.dll.mui.original

6. Copy this version of themecpl.dll.mui to %windir%\system32\en-US

7. Create a new folder in %windir%\Web named “Windows DreamScene” (without quotes).
This is where you can place your videos, for easy access through the Personalization control panel.

8. Import DreamScene.reg

9. Reboot (or kill explorer.exe and run it again).

Once done right click on the desktop and go to desktop prefs then desktop background then on the drop down list select Video then just browse for the video you want to use.

Screenshots: (Instruction Version)
*Updated* Download: Dreamscene Patched files
Alternative Download: Dreamscene Patched files


Its about time i had a much needed holiday so for the next week or so im not going to be active anywere on the web, if you have any problems with anything please post them once id rather not have a flood of Emails to my Inbox.

I do have someone checking the Blog but you wont notice him so wish me luck

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