Category Archives: XP WindowBlinds Themes

Black Vista Basic v3.0 – Windowblinds theme

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Black Vista Basic v3.0 Windowblinds theme

Author: unclerob
Author’s Notes: Updated Black Vista Basic wb5 skin (v3.0) features several start panel substyles:
- full & compact solid (opaque) start panel
- full & compact transparent start panel
- full start panel with no action buttons (for those that don’t want action buttons on the windowframes)
- oversized start button
- vista style titlebar buttons with glow effect

Many improvements over v2.0 including updated windowframes and titlebar buttons, added glow button effects, added action buttons with overlay images with text description (transparent window button, rollup/unroll window, windowblinds page shortcut & windows media player), improved startpanel/moreprog area bkgrnd & item elements, skinned flat menus, updated taskbar/taskbar buttons/group menu bkgrnd, disabled userpane pic area & removed included wallpaper image, added off2k7 style scrollbar thumb & arrow buttons, updated control panel elements, updated ie7/vista style internet explorer toolbar icons, etc. Overall, a 100% improvement over the previous version of this skin.

Vienna XP – windowblinds theme

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Vienna XP - windowblinds theme

Author: vStyler
Author’s Notes: It is strictly for Windows XP.. it has NOT been tested on Vista and is not for Vista. The walls used in screenshot are from Vista and I cannot include them. I do recommend that you use a high contrast wall with this theme as it will make the most of the transparency in the theme. There WILL be a seperate Vista version released in a few days. On my site I intend to have seperate XP and Vista sections.

This will be my last free release for a while. I have two Premium Suites in the works that will be VERY complete so please feel free to stop by my site to check for progress updates on those and also for other maxstyles exclusive content. if you get a chance , register too , only takes a sec and I would definately appreciate it.

I would like to thank all involved in the extensive testing of the Vienna WB (you know who you are), as usual, couldn’t have done it without you guys.

Included are Per pixel Frames, Animations, Toolbar buttons, Shutdown Dialogs etc etc,, the whole 9 yards.

There will be an AWESOME Vienna CursorXP set released shortly by the incredible Cursor skinner “Aroche”.. loko for it in the cursor section…

Lastly the Icons shown are called Nicon.. I believe they are on WC , if not, you can find them at

Hope everyone enjoys this WB as It’s one of my fav’s so far.

and dont forget to stop by maxstyles sometime and show some love