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Eagle
May 26th, 2002, 08:27
Where do I find all that stuff that makes Win98 look like XP?

Remote
May 26th, 2002, 16:11
I can't remember the adress now but browse around www.download.com and see what you can come up with...

mesman00
May 27th, 2002, 00:32
if you find anything let me know cuz ive been wanting to get my hands on them too.

Eagle
May 27th, 2002, 04:19
Well, I already new about WindowBlinds (www.windowblinds.net) but I thought I remembered a website article that listed many other programs to compliment WindowBlinds and somebody had once listed it here.

Angechu
May 27th, 2002, 08:49
I'm pretty sure that the people who make WindowBlinds make a ton of other programs that compliment it. Search around on their website - i believe they have a suite. I dont know if it can be completely like XP, cuz of Xp's new stuff.. (transparency), but it should come close.

-Angechu

Eagle
May 27th, 2002, 09:27
lol, I didn't expect it to be identicle to Windows XP :D

The Khan Artist
May 27th, 2002, 10:08
www.stardock.net

StarDock - the makers of WindowBlinds

ObjectDesktop is da bomb. It makes Windows almost as good as Linux. :P

But I still prefer good ol' KDE, and BlackBox, and Enlightenment, and AfterStep, and all the rest...

If you have Win2K, then y ou can get transparencies like XP. But 98 can't. :(

And for the Mac, there's Kaleidoscope and PowerWindows - www.kaleidoscope.com

Eagle
May 27th, 2002, 11:08
Transparencies?

pj64er
May 28th, 2002, 03:03
ive never actually seen transparencies come into play. and ive had xp ever since its launch!

pj64er
May 28th, 2002, 03:12
Eagle try this. (http://www.wincustomize.com/skins.asp?SkinID=1366&library=1&file=winxpluna.wba&filesize=171497)

tell me if it works. ive never tried it because i think WindowBlinds is a poor piece of software (it and zonealarm are the only programs capable of crashing my rock solid winxp pro)

Eagle
May 28th, 2002, 08:45
Thanks PJ64er, I tried Stardock.net and couldn't find a thing that looked like XP.

Eagle
May 28th, 2002, 09:28
It works great except the takbar isn't the right color :(

The Khan Artist
May 28th, 2002, 10:35
Nope, you need ObjectBar for that. :P

And PJ64er, that's rather odd, because I think WindowBlinds is the only piece of software I've never had crash on me.

Eagle
May 28th, 2002, 12:31
Some of the skins can change the taskbar. Look at my screenies in the desktop thread. (toward the end there are two of them showing desktop skins)

http://www.emutalk.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=2227

pj64er
May 29th, 2002, 05:02
Originally posted by Eagle
Thanks PJ64er, I tried Stardock.net and couldn't find a thing that looked like XP.

stardocks take a few skins from the skin community sites. go to these sites, such as www.wincustomize.com (where i got ur skin), to get the good ones.