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Old 08-25-2005, 12:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Are you tired of the XP look and you don’t want to spend $300.00 for EYE CANDY Vista?

Are you tired of the XP look and you don’t want to spend $300.00 for EYE CANDY Vista?
Give your pc the MAC feel and look. You will need these tools. Most of the tools are Freeware. A couple are are shareware, which means you would have to pay $7 to $20 to keep

Software
http://www.stardock.com/products/bootskin/
http://www.stardock.com/products/logonstudio/
http://www.download.com/WindowBlinds...-10026826.html

You will need to load these in the tools abve
The mac files
G5 bootskin
http://www.wincustomize.com/download...=32&SkinID=740
Mac OC X Panther logon
http://www.wincustomize.com/download...26&SkinID=1476
Brushed Panther Theme
http://www.wincustomize.com/download...=1&SkinID=3476

Now head to your C:\Program Files\WinCustomize\LogonStudio\welcome1 folder and pick Bitmap 100 as your desktop background.

Don’t you like the widgets of a MAC? They have a version for windows

Widgets
http://www.konfabulator.com

Windows version of Expose’
http://www.entbloess.com

Don’t you like the look of the dock on a MAC, compare to windows start menu? You can now have one on a pc.
The dock
http://www.stardock.com/products/objectdock/

Extract these to the C:\Program Files\Stardock\ObjectDock\ folder
Panther X future
http://www.wincustomize.com/download...29&SkinID=2924

Extract this in the C:\Program Files\Stardock\ObjectDock\Backgrounds folder
Striped Mac
http://www.wincustomize.com/download...D=29&SkinID=78

Now you have your MAC Pc
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Done most of that. I also got most of the Vista stuff available. I just never liked the look of XP at all. Have always used Windowsblinds.
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yeah. anything is an improvement
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