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Old 09-30-2006, 08:41 AM   #1
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Hi guys,

Can any of you offer me your thoughts on the windows GUI mod software - 'WindowBlinds' (part of 'Object Desktop'). I want to change the way windows xp looks. Is this a good program to use? Also, will it be heavy on my system resources?

What are your thoughts?

Thank you for any help given! It is really appreciated!!!
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Old 09-30-2006, 09:04 AM   #2
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I'm running an XP Vista transformation that includes Object Dock, makes xp look like Vista. I love it, it looks really cool and it doesnt seem to be too much of a system hog but then again I've got 2gigs of Ram
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here take a look at the site and let it speak for itself...

http://www.stardock.com/products/windowblinds/
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Old 09-30-2006, 09:14 AM   #4
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Ok, thanks.
Do you think that 512 ram is enough?
Cheers

Oh, I have just found a patcher for uxtheme.dll. If I use this and add themes will it reduce the use on resources? I cant find any detailed topics explaining what 'uxtheme.dll' is. Could someone explain please?

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Old 09-30-2006, 09:59 AM   #5
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i like windows Blinds its ok I guess they have some cool themese that you can download
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windowsblinds is really good and stuff but only if you have 1 gig of ram, or else it will slow alot of things down.
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windows blinds is quite nice. Ran fine with my old computer which had 512mb of ram.
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I used WindowBlinds before, but it's okay. Used up quite a bit of resources.
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Old 09-30-2006, 01:29 PM   #9
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I like WindowsBlinds a lot, I'm currently running an OS X theme with ObjectDock, YzShadow, and custom OS X-looking icons. 512 MB of RAM should be fine, you might notice a little slow down depending on the rest of your setup. You just have to find a balance of performance and eye candy that suits you.
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I really like it. I have my desktop set to look like OS X since I am embarrased to be running Windows.
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