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Snowy8 for Windows 8/8.1 by Carborunda Snowy8 for Windows 8/8.1 by Carborunda
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Supports ALL COLORS!

Supports Windows 8 & 8.1 x86/x64.

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Attention: In Windows 8.1 Microsoft has added an underlay behind the text on windows.
                  You can try Aero Glass www.glass8.eu/ to avoid this, another way - hide titles.

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If you find a bug in VS or mistake in text, please report me.


Update #11 12.08.2014: Fixed modern apps minimize/maximize bug; fixed tiles cut off bug when moving on the start screen.

Update #10 10.07.2014: Added version with glass borders.
Update #9 24.06.2014: Fixed graphical issue.
Update #8 30.04.2014: Changes for better usability.
Update #7 05.04.2014: Added Windows 8.1 Update 1 compatible.
Update #6 23.03.2014: Removed versions with black titles & flat windows; added shadows to windows.
Update #5 17.12.2013: Removed Glass borders version; added versions with black titles.
Update #4 23.11.2013: Small changes.
Update #3 07.11.2013: Minor changes in Glass borders version; returned back separator in menu.
Update #2 29.10.2013: Replaced background of address bar with transparent image to smooth IE bug; changed highlight color.
Update #1 27.10.2013: Fixed jumplist bug.
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Installation: See ReadMe.txt.

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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Edited 5 days ago  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Important information for everyone!

In Windows 10 Microsoft has deleted all taskbar resources from .msstyles file including jumplists, clock & audio mixer area. Other elements of the system: Start menu, Notification panel, Universal apps windows - are not customizable too.

So, I see no reason to port Snowy8 on Windows 10. 
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:icondrakulaboy:
drakulaboy Featured By Owner 6 hours ago
i just tried the theme on Windows 10, looking nice)
i.imgur.com/N1L4x27.png
i.imgur.com/wdF3Qa7.png
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:iconxpn1:
XPN1 Featured By Owner 24 minutes ago
WOW! That's incredible
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:iconxpn1:
XPN1 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Too sad :(
I think i stay longer on Win 8.1 for this reason.
Man, your theme is AWESOME.
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:iconvitalityv:
VitalityV Featured By Owner 5 days ago  New Deviant
No chance for a barebones version, just the gradient taskbar, start button maybe. I'm willing to donate for it makes a huge difference for me and many other.
Thanks in advance for a reply.
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:icongorko209:
Gorko209 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015  New Deviant
¿COMO MIERDA LO DESCARGO?
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:iconcodenmber:
codenmber Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015  New Deviant
I need help ... when I apply the theme, the X in the upper bar does not appear even when i put the cursor on it
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I don't have this bug. It's a problem with your system.
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:icongyula84:
Gyula84 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015
thanks!
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:iconxpn1:
XPN1 Featured By Owner May 13, 2015
There will be a Windows 10 port?
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Only after the final version of Windows 10 will be released. 
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:iconxpn1:
XPN1 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
It's here! the final version of Windows 10! :)
Y really love this theme. Hope you can port it
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:iconcateric:
cateric Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
Doesn't work on Surface Pro 3 using 200%DPI, and when I switch back to 150% DPI it works.
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Sorry, when I made my style for Windows 8, there were only 100%, 125% and 150% DPI. In Windows 8.1 Microsoft added new DPIs. So, my style doesn't support them, because Snowy8 based on win8 default aero style.
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:iconac3r665:
AC3R665 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015
How do I get that start menu icon?
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:icondrmohamed4070:
drmohamed4070 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015
complete theme but i hope to change adress and search bar to transparent that will be awesome with old new explorer

u.cubeupload.com/dr_mohamed407…
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Disable this feature in OldNewExplore. In my theme adress bar has a background. ONE doesn't hide it. To add compatible with this feature I must to make another version of the Snowy8. But this is not rational.
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:icondanielmonteirobb:
danielmonteirobb Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2015
Help!!! How can I download this theme?
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:iconv4npro:
v4npro Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015
Great theme!  But when I apply the registry file my AMD CCC crashes.  Anyone else getting this?
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Try Aero Glass 8.
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:iconkodenho:
kodenho Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015
Hello, as I put the menu in startisback? I pasted the files in the user folder / appdata / local / startisback / styles did not work.
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:iconscrenn:
Screnn Featured By Owner Edited Dec 3, 2014
Bugs clip2net.com/s/joVU79
Fixed Please
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Странный ты, по-английски написать комментарий смог, а вот файл ReadMe.txt читать не стал. Внимательно его прочти, я там предлагаю 2 решения этой проблемы.
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:iconscrenn:
Screnn Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Я кстати в Readme все перепробовал, зря ты говоришь что я не читал Readme. Мне ничего не помогло.
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Оба варианта работают. Ты либо применяешь файлик с реестром, перезагружаешься -> наглухо скрываются заголовки. Либо устанавливаешь Aero Glass, ссылка на скачивание есть в ReadMe. Крякнутую версию этого софта ищи в гугле. Вот и всё =)
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:iconscrenn:
Screnn Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Блин. Ты русский что ли :)
Я думал ты не русский и не поймешь меня.
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:iconquispexp:
Quispexp Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014
Hi. it is possible to do a rounded corner version?
BTW It's a beautiful work, Congratulations !
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:iconpetr70cz:
Petr70CZ Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014
It's great theme in Windows 8.1, thanks! :-)
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:iconinkblotthecolt:
InkBlotTheColt Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
everytime i apply it the window border is completely screwed up. 
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:iconohmygod1993:
ohmygod1993 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015
Try disabling Theme Atlas Image in AeroGlassGUI
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Screenshot please
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:iconptukey:
ptukey Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Very Nice!
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
These arrows are not the part of the theme
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:iconfalanga:
falanga Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
Класс :thumbsup:





:+fav:
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:iconfucuxa:
fucuxa Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
No Windows 10 support? 
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:iconparazutul:
parazutul Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
Best theme that i used.
Respect.
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:icondantenopolis:
dantenopolis Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
the same here !!! great theme Clap La la la la :happybounce: 
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:iconkronflux:
kronflux Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
now we just need Windows 10 support!
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I will port my visual style only after the release of RTM version of the Windows 10.
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:iconhmzaqmr:
HmzaQmr Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
PLease make it for Win 7 64bit If u want I love your theme!!!:) (Smile) 
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:iconlyhtande:
Lyhtande Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Hello Carborunda thanks for the great style!
I have two questions:
How can I change the maximize/minimize/close buttons to the original/standard size?
I have an additional button that moves the window to the other monitor - how can I manage to get it being white colored as the other buttons?

Snowy Style on my Desktop Picture: www.circula-orionis.net/marion…
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
1 - Why you don't love my buttons? If you return back originals, they will be black and without shadows. Anyway, you can change them by using Windows Style Builder or other program that can view resources in the files. Use Google to find more detailed instructions.
2 - This button is not the part of the theme or windows resources.
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:iconlyhtande:
Lyhtande Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014
I love your buttons - I just would like them to be a little larger.
I will try the Windows Style Builder, I'm completely new to this ;)
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:iconkronflux:
kronflux Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
that button to move the window to another monitor is from DisplayFusion. You can customize the icon in it's config.
Just find the original image, and invert it, then use that.
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:icontiger268:
Tiger268 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
My Charms Bar is now completely white.
How I get the old colors back (colored windows logo...)? :)
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:iconcarborunda:
Carborunda Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Sorry, but I don't know how to fix this.
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:iconledoweb:
ledoweb Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
Wonderful theme, working like a charm! Not sure if already asked, but is it possible to get a black title version? Like the old versions, when we could choose between black and white text on titlebar...it would be great!
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