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October 27, 2013
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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.


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


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.

Installation: See ReadMe.txt.

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Lyhtande Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member
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:…
Carborunda Featured By Owner 3 days ago  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.
Lyhtande Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member
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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Tiger268 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
My Charms Bar is now completely white.
How I get the old colors back (colored windows logo...)? :)
Carborunda Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Sorry, but I don't know how to fix this.
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 would be great!
Carborunda Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Interface Designer
White text on titles is enough for everyday use. I see no reason to add versions with black text on titles.
Rewt0r Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  New member
I've also noticed that there's loads of lines displayed on tree views using this theme that just get in the way and look ugly, they overlap the arrows on the left hand side. Can these be removed?
Carborunda Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
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