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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:15 pm 
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So with the new textured taskbars, I'm doing my best to recreate the aesthetics of Vista and 7 for my 10 PC, but I'm missing the most important component. The texture for the aero glass.
Is there any way to extract the file from Windows? I have an old Vista computer lying around that I was hoping to get the source files from. I've tried looking around the internet and there's no good, transparent version of the original glass anywhere that I can use.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:21 pm 
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It is most likely an image resource in the aero.msstyles file.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:48 pm 
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Thank you, do you know how I might be able to extract the contents of it?


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You will need some sort of resource editor, like Resource Hacker for example.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 11:22 pm 
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Thanks again! It took a while to find the exact file, but I got it! Now I have a pretty convincing Windows 7 taskbar.


Doesn't work too well with bright colors though.


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Crawfish wrote:
Doesn't work too well with bright colors though.


Gather you are talking about the taskbar buttons?
In case you did not see it yet, there is a taskbar section that started up :

viewforum.php?f=21

Some people have tried with original and modded images to get that look as well, me included. :)


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juniper7 wrote:
Crawfish wrote:
Doesn't work too well with bright colors though.


Gather you are talking about the taskbar buttons?
In case you did not see it yet, there is a taskbar section that started up :

http://classicshell.net/forum/viewforum.php?f=21

Some people have tried with original and modded images to get that look as well, me included. :)


Oh no, the glass effect just doesn't appear very well on bright colors. I'll get a picture a little later!


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