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by Wadmodder
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: YouTube Channel Discussion
Topic: Desktop Architect - Desktop Themes (Themes.exe) alternative for Classic Windows
Replies: 0
Views: 102

Desktop Architect - Desktop Themes (Themes.exe) alternative for Classic Windows

We currently all know about Microsoft Plus! For Windows 95 introducing Desktop Themes (and it's executable file Themes.exe) for users to customize their Windows desktop. Similar functionality would appear in later versions of Windows, starting with XP in 2001. But there was also a third-party altern...
by Wadmodder
Thu May 21, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Windows NT-Based Discussion
Topic: Windows XP downloadable official themes
Replies: 6
Views: 5586

Re: Windows XP downloadable official themes

Uploaded a video of these desktop themes in action. Making this video the first time these desktop themes are being shown in action.

https://youtu.be/TiFHJm9r5y4

Please excuse the video quality, this was recorded of my phone. :?
by Wadmodder
Mon May 18, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: YouTube Channel Discussion
Topic: [Request] Windows XP downloadable official themes from Microsoft
Replies: 0
Views: 446

[Request] Windows XP downloadable official themes from Microsoft

We all know about Microsoft Plus!, Windows Ultimate Extras, and PowerToys, but many might not know about the downloadable Windows XP desktop themes once released on Microsoft's official download center. These were released around 2004 up to 2006, before Windows Vista was released. The installers are...
by Wadmodder
Mon May 18, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Windows NT-Based Discussion
Topic: Windows XP downloadable official themes
Replies: 6
Views: 5586

Re: Windows XP downloadable official themes

I have just created a Zip file containing every official downloadable desktop themes included to create an unofficial standalone release of these desktop themes, without the hassle for installers. In addition, I translated the Portugueses and Chinese language desktop themes for variety. Here's a lin...
by Wadmodder
Sat Mar 07, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Windows NT-Based Discussion
Topic: Windows XP downloadable official themes
Replies: 6
Views: 5586

Re: Windows XP downloadable official themes

I want to see both the downloadable Windows XP themes and the downloadable Windows 7 themes be demonstrated in a video on YouTube. Just to prevent the desktop themes from falling into obscurity. :idea: :roll:
by Wadmodder
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Windows NT-Based Discussion
Topic: Windows XP downloadable official themes
Replies: 6
Views: 5586

Re: Windows XP downloadable official themes

I also did the same for the Windows 7-10 Themes as well.

Here's my link to the Modern Windows (7-10) themes:

https://mega.nz/#!v58l0JKC!CEYgyTiNY1NO ... vChlU7we-0
by Wadmodder
Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Windows NT-Based Discussion
Topic: Windows XP downloadable official themes
Replies: 6
Views: 5586

Windows XP downloadable official themes

Has anyone ever heard about the official downloadable Windows XP themes from Microsoft.com back around 2004-2007? They were released about 2 years before Windows Vista was released to RTM (3 years if you count the general availability), and relatively few people ever downloaded these back in the day...