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Free Custom Aero Theme For Windows 7

Finally the first ever theme for windows 7 is out at deviantart.com by a user alkhan, recently we had written about how to apply custom themes in windows 7 by patching Uxtheme.dll and some other system files of windows 7.

This first ever custom windows 7 theme based on aero diamond also got its name as Aero Diamond Theme for Windows 7. This theme is slightly change to the windows seven theme for vista.

Aero_Diamond_theme_Win_7

(Image Credit Goes To alkhan)

This theme introduces completely transparent effects like aero in windows 7 with some changes and UI tweaks in explorer in win 7.

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Tweak Windows 7

Windows 7 beta has been released recently, we had already written some articles on how to patch uxtheme.dll in windows 7 to apply custom themes and how can you hide the annoying action center messages, Today we are going tell you how can you tweak windows 7.

Sette_Maxer

SetteMaxer is the first windows 7 tweaking tool which lets you tweak windows 7 through various registry tweaks very easily and safely without touching windows 7 registry.

Let’s see what all you can tweak in windows 7 with SetteMaxer

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Use Custom / MSStyles Themes In Windows 7 | UxTheme Patch for Windows 7

Windows 7 beta is finally released from microsoft by default windows 7 already provide some themes bundled with the new release of windows 7 Beta.

But as you may get bored with the default themes in windows 7 you can try lot more new themes, sidebar gadgets and wallpapers on this official link form Microsoft.

windows-7-wallpapers

All these themes, wallpapers and gadgets are from Microsoft which are digitally signed but what if you want to install a custom designed theme just like you do in windows xp.

In Windows XP and Vista you can install custom or MSStyles themes by patching Uxtheme.dll (theme manager) by UxTheme Patcher for Vista SP1 and XP SP2.

Similarly you can use UxTheme Patcher for Windows 7 which allows you to patch Uxtheme.dll and two other related files which you will need to patch to install cool looking custom or MSStyles themes in windows 7.

Let’s see how can you patch Uxtheme.dll in windows 7

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Download Free Windows 7 Codec Packs

After installing windows 7 Beta on your computer you might face some error while playing some formats of video in windows 7 media payer and in media center.

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However windows 7 Beta comes with some more additional codec’s bundled with it like DIVX, H.264 video and AAC audio, but still multimedia files cannot be played in windows 7 with out installing the right codec’s, so you can play any Divx or MP4 video. Windows 7 Beta has windows media player 12 and media center which cannot play most of the formats of video with out installing the codec packs.

So,  we are going to list all the codec packs available on the web to resolve the video not playing problem in windows 7.

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Windows 7: Hide Action Center Notification Messages (For Geeks)

This would be my first post on windows 7, I have just installed windows 7 beta after downloading it with in 2 days at my patehic internet speed, After downloading I managed to burn the DVD with my laptop DVD writer and then made my Old Dvd Writer on the desktop to read the dvd any how. But now I am happy as I am writing my first post about Windows 7 from Windows 7 itself.

According to me Windows 7 seems to be an upgraded version of windows vista till now with some cool improvements and some buggy improvements including the Action Center which was previously known as  Security Center in Vista and XP.

Action Center Messages
Action Center Messages

Action Center is again a useful feature for windows 7 users which alerts you about the pending actions form your side after installing windows 7.

When I first noticed Action Center I was assuming that it would be some intelligent component embedded in Windows 7 this time which may be alerting you about the pending drivers you need to install in windows but very soon I realize that it is another Security Center type thing. It may be useful for layman people but not at all usefull for geeks.

Lets see how can you hide action center notifications on windows 7