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Universal UXTheme Patcher

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Universal UXTheme Patcher

The Universal UXTheme Patcher is a tool that allows you to use unsigned, 3rd party visual styles in Windows XP, without having to use a program such as StyleXP.

It works by patching out the part of uxtheme.dll that checks for the signature. This means that once the file is patched, that is it. The tool does not run in the background or anything like that.

The file is only 96.8kb. Since this tool is so small, I am granting permission for any visual style (msstyle) creators to include it in their visual style releases. The only thing I ask is that you credit me (flyakite) in your release notes somewhere.

System Requirements
This tool will work on any operating system based on XP (Tablet, MCE, Server 2003). It will NOT however work on 64bit (x64) versions of Windows.

The utility also supports silent patching. Simply run the installer with the “/S” switch (case sensitive). During silent patching, if the patch is successful you will not be notified, it will simply remain silent. If the patch is unsuccessful however, the utility will notify you even with the /S switch.

Logo designed by Fer
Supported by vorte[x] aka Rafael Rivera

What’s wrong with WindowsX’ patcher?
If you are wondering why I made this when there is already a tool out for this, it is because I wasn’t satisfied with WindowsX version. It often alerts users about weird nt setup files on the C:\ and things like that. My tool does none of that. His tool is also 860kb which is pretty large. I try to save space in my FlyakiteOSX project every way I can, so I created my own tool which is only 96.8kb.

Developer : flyakite
Version : 1.2
Filesize : 79KB

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Comment by watt on 2007-02-10 08:31:09
Comment by yanibal on 2007-02-26 06:59:00

Excelente utilidad gracias!

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Comment by humanoid on 2007-11-02 23:53:05

This patcher does not work on dev.SP3. I referred you on mail…

Comment by bubblebuddyi on 2007-12-29 12:27:41

Doesnt work with SP3. Will there be an update?

Comment by COPSA on 2008-06-09 04:35:26


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