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Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by xj0hnx, Feb 7, 2005.

  1. xj0hnx

    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    Go for it. It just looks like a nifty skin to me.
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    It pretty much is, I am just thinking it might be buggy, but we are installing it on a old laptop first, if it works out, than on mine it goes.

    One thing I really like is the 3d windows, I don't know if they are in those pictures, but they are nice looking, tilted to the side a bit.

    Here's a video of it.
     
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    Those are nothing new. However 3d effects, drop shadows and the like will take a bit of processor power.
     
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    when long horn comes out, and xp is no longer supported, i'm moving 100% to linux. that's all i have to say about this.
     
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    :werd:

    That's just window animation plus a hefty drop shadow.
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    Well, we installed build 8 on my buddies "break me" and it turns out it is missing a bunch of stuff you have to go in and add manually, fuck that.

    Anyway, the only thing I can't get with WindowFX is the tilted windows. Fuck it.

    When I get home and have my laptop freed to do whatever with, I am going to try out Linux, but until now I had to stay windows incase something fuxored up.
     
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    Just Dled build 9, going to see if that's any better. they say they fixed most bugs, updated for 2005 and completed the aforementioned missing info.

    Anyway here are a couple shots of mine now, sorry for the size....

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    Problem is as Sabz pointed out, most of the effects consume my processor, and my graphics card is a weakling that has no 3d acceleration, so I am ass out on the canted windows :(
     
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    Wow- looks like a Mac. :lol:

    I just run the classic "theme"- no processor overhead for me.
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    I was actually the whole time I have been here, but I got bored one day, and started DLing shit off line, and happened upon all the customizing shizzy, so I went crazy.
     
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    I understand man- I do that too, but then it starts to get old (for me) and I just put it all back to stock. I can never see the desktop anyway, and I don't really pay attention to anything except the content inside the windows themselves.

    Now on the game box that I take to tournaments and crap, I might want to customize some and make things pretty. Tournament boxes = all about the bling. :)
     
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    doesnt work with win2k :(
     
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