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Veranderingen voor v9.0 - v9.0.1

  • Added ViSplore in unsafe applications list (It's first beta version after all)
  • Added restrcting applications don't meet the requirements from startup list (But not from installation so you can set it manually still)
  • Added restrcting to set unsafe applications in Personalization page (Welcome Center only)
  • Fixed Windows XP Service Pack 3 compatibilities (Even non-RTM version can apply so make sure you use official build 5512)
  • Fixed "Do not show this welcome screen after restart" option bug that always keep program in startup instead
  • Updated Vista Rainbar's launcher for constant waiting cursor activity issue
  • Updated Vistalize basic desktop theme components to apply font and toolbar in Personalization
  • Updated VisualTooltip default configuration to set area space in bottom from 30 to 0
  • Updated WinFlip's configuration for higher reliablity and compatibilities with ViStart



Veranderingen voor v8.0.1 - v9.0

  • Added Gavatx's Vista Rainbar 4.3 (Slim) in place of Thoosje's Vista Sidebar
  • Added large icon resizing option for high resolution monitors
  • Added Personalization setup screen for configuring current user account before installation
  • Added running ViStart, ViOrb and ViSplore to WindowBlinds and TrueTransparency's exclusion list (prevent stability issues)
  • Added ViSplore project (Vista Glass Explorer for Windows XP/2003)
  • Added Vista Drive Icon in place of Vista Windows Drive Icon
  • Added Windows XP Service Pack 3 uxtheme patching compatibilities
  • Fixed automate 3rd-party applications optimization requirements
  • Fixed graphic driver detection issues in transformation package for cases that doesn't use the first slot of driver
  • Fixed OS detection incompatibilities with Windows Vista
  • Fixed possible errors when auto-configuring user account during installation without "Express Mode"
  • Fixed Thoosje Sidebar's auto-configuration bug on some resolutions.
  • Fixed uninstallation script to terminate newly added applications such as WinFlip, TrueTransparency, etc.
  • Fixed Vista orb positioning in "System Properties" dialog
  • Fixed WindowBlinds' installation detection bug in configure user account dialog
  • Updated Aero Style's glass border for more visibility and less distortion for both WindowBlinds and TrueTransparency
  • Updated AeroStyle's glass border in TrueTransparency to simulate "little-blurring-like" WindowBlinds
  • Updated boot screen to traditional ones without Vista flag
  • Updated configure user account's installed components and applications UI
  • Updated "Glass" sounds scheme from Windows Vista's Ultimate Extras
  • Updated installation branding bar image
  • Updated TrueTransparency to version 0.9.4
  • Updated ViOrb to version 1 (C++ re-written)
  • Added start orb's right click menu
  • Fixed hook recovery when explorer shell is reloaded
  • Fixed always on top visibility issues with some applications including ViStart
  • Updated start orb graphic to for all sides compatibilities
  • Updated ViStart to version 2.0 build 3467
  • Added font customization feature in settings.xml
  • Added indexing file search support like Vista (you can search for extension with .ext)
  • Added "Reset Shell" in menu option to reload explorer along with ViStart
  • Added multi-DPI Support
  • Fixed Chinese characters issue with Recent Documents
  • Fixed hook recovery when explorer shell is reloaded
  • Fixed start menu's hooking reliability with full screen and resolution changes
  • Fixed strange ActiveX errors
  • Updated Visual style's top taskbar background to have the same image as bottom's like Vista
  • Updated WinFlip to version 0.50
  • Updated wording in some areas for easier understanding
  • Updated x64 operating systems compatibilities



Veranderingen voor v8.0 - v8.0.1

  • Fixed pre-configuration specifications to improve performance (Removed unstable applications from list)
  • Fixed TrueTransparency’s stability (some settings in skin causing input hook problems)
  • Fixed Visualtooltip configuration when user accidently deletes the configuration files in there
  • Removed backup files’ status and put CPU model instead (obsolete checking)
  • Updated system files’ status report to “Out of sync” and repairing system files information
  • Updated user account configuration system for more subtle performance



Veranderingen voor v7.0 - v8.0

  • Added CPU Speed information in Welcome Center
  • Added saving setup information file to save setup configuration for later uses with unattended transformation support
  • Added installation background
  • Added "System optimized" in Setup Configuration to configure the user account corresponding to machine's spec
  • Added TrueTransparency 0.8.5 (Glass border with ported AeroStyle skin)
  • Added WinFlip 0.42 (Vista 3DFlip)
  • Fixed KB925902 hotfix issues with file processing animation
  • Fixed Media Center program execution error
  • Fixed rebuilding icon cache bug on non-current users during the processes
  • Fixed Styler's installation checking bug (always set toolbar to styler mode when possible)
  • Fixed failing to apply Vista screensaver
  • Fixed program name in Add/Remove Programs
  • Fixed subscribing Windows X's shrine to be default homepage bug in Welcome Center
  • Fixed visualtooltip's advanced configuration bug
  • Fixed WindowBlinds 6 skin installation compatibility
  • Moved hotfix warning to user guide file to prevent confusion
  • Re-arranged welcome dialog for richer information
  • Replaced Extras in Welcome Center with Community link to forum
  • Removed configuring user account's status report
  • Removed obsolete dialogs (WindowBlinds warning, Before transformation, Donation, FAQ and Q&A)
  • Removed Vista Live Messenger 8.1 skin
  • Updated Setup Configuration in Welcome Center to cover on everything
  • Updated setup transformation to pre-configure current user account before finishing the transformation
  • Updated theming engine configuration
  • Updated Vista Sidebar to version 2.3 Lite
  • Updated Vista Sidebar user account configuration in Welcome Center
  • Updated ViStart to build 2661
  • Updated ViOrb to version 2.0
  • Updated VisualTooltip to version 2.2
  • Updated Welcome Center to pre-configure user account with system optimized option on the first run in that user account



Veranderingen voor v6.0 (Proper) - v7.0

  • Added default system font option for recovery
  • Added Docking support for preview and taskbar replacement
  • Added DPI auto-detection in Machine Configuration
  • Added hiding menubar option for Vista (Styler) toolbar
  • Added information about KB925902 hotfix issues and solution on startup
  • Added memory requirements checking for 3rd-party applications
  • Added resetting DPI options and some extra information in Machine Configuration
  • Added screen resolution auto-detection
  • Added setting cleartype font automatically after the transformation
  • Added Vista transformation “Express mode” (Make an appropriate setup configuration in single page!)
  • Added ViStart (Vista Start Menu port for Windows XP/2003 with glass UI and search function)
  • Added uninstalling existing components before updating
  • Added WindowBlinds detection warning message (for user who is mistaken about glass border skin)
  • Added Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 uxtheme patching support
  • Fixed backing up system files bug on repair mode
  • Fixed checking for Styler incompatibility with x64 edition OS
  • Fixed fileversion checking bug that cause backup system files being overwritten by modified system files when update
  • Fixed operating system checking bug (that allow user to install in Windows 2000 and below)
  • Fixed Start Orb positioning bug
  • Fixed Styler to execute Styler.exe only when user wants to hide menu bar to save up memory and some weird issues
  • Fixed Styler to run in toolbar mode (prevent error and message popup)
  • Fixed Vista (Styler) toolbar option with correction of menubar
  • Fixed uninstalling bug with system drive icon
  • Fixed uninstalling routines
  • Fixed uxtheme.dll patching detection bugs on machine without any service pack
  • Fixed Windows Live Messenger skin uninstallation bug
  • Moved extra dialogs in the main dialogs process so user can make all decisions before transforming
  • Removed customized open/save dialog due to bugs in some applications
  • Replaced closeapp with pskill (some programs reported closeapp as virus though it isn’t)
  • Replaced Blaero’s Start Orb with ViOrb (Auto positioning and snap over the start button upon taskbar shifting)
  • Updated battery tray icons
  • Updated Getting Started and Help and Support FAQ
  • Updated LClock x86 to version 1.62b
  • Updated Maintenance Center to be Welcome Center
  • Updated minor UI graphic resources in themes
  • Updated Segoe UI font
  • Updated Shutdown/Logoff dialogs
  • Updated Start Orb to full circle version
  • Updated Thoosje’s Vista sidebar to version 2.1
  • Updated transformation to use backup system file if it has the same fileversion during update
  • Updated updating function to uninstall previous components before updating
  • Updated Vista logon screen (Thanks to SoFtEcH for updating my logon)
  • Added status message (Welcome, Shutdown, etc.)
  • Fixed user account disapperance bug on lower resolution
  • Fixed user account moving around when focused
  • Moved shutdown button to right part
  • Updated password panel resources
  • Updated userpicture’s frame border
  • Updated Visualtooltip to version 2.1



Veranderingen voor v6.0 RC 1 - v6.0 (Proper)

  • -Added additional Vista related applications:
  • |-thoosje’s brand new Vista Sidebar
  • |-VisualTooltip (Taskbar thumbnail view and also have docking mode)
  • |-Styler with Kaye Irene’s Vista Perfection X4 Styler Toolbar
  • |-Blaero’s Start Orb (fix cutting edge start orb in msstyles)
  • |-Stianu89 and Blue Eyes’ Vista Live Messenger RC skin
  • -Added applying Vista setup screen transformation in setup integration
  • -Added browsable System files source for uninstallation so user can restore original system files from setup CD during uninstallation
  • -Added display configuration for the best view of machine’s display
  • -Added fixing file’s PE checksum after resource patching to keep files more secure
  • -Added Launch & Maintenance Center in transformation destination in case user already have transformed the system
  • -Added missing modifype.exe for Windows XP operating system
  • -Added partially x64 support for Vista visual stuff but not for system files (experimental)
  • -Added option to reserved updated system files after uninstallation or not
  • -Added skipping system file verification patch on setup integration
  • -Added Vista RTM system applications transformation:
  • |-Photo printing wizard
  • |-Remote Desktop Connection
  • |-Volume Control
  • |-Windows Task Manager
  • |-System Restore
  • |-Connection Manager
  • |-Windows Update Client
  • |-Media Center
  • -Fixed bugs caused by deleting important files from integration after transformation
  • -Fixed bugs in file-patching engine for uxtheme.dll and resources data
  • -Fixed missing files during the installation caused by setup integration
  • -Fixed resources patching failure during setup integration
  • -Fixed themes uninstallation problem (Themes still exist)
  • -Fixed user picture’s frame border disappearance in logon screen
  • -Fixed uxtheme.dll patching system (now I use patched files to avoid possible patching problems)
  • -Removed additional boot screen resources removal
  • -Removed manual transformation and let user decide to modify system files or not instead
  • -Removed un-neccessary system files operations
  • -Removed unattended transformation and servicces stopping for Norton Antivirus and System Restore (obsolete)
  • -Updated license agreement dialog (User must click “I accept” radio button before clicking Next button)
  • -Updated system files transforming method to use PendingFileRenameOperations trick
  • -Updated updating the transformation to act like never applying the transformation before
  • -Updated Vista RTM boot screen
  • -Updated Vista RTM icons
  • -Updated Vista RTM logon background
  • -Updated Vista RTM screensaver
  • -Updated Vista RTM sounds scheme
  • -Updated Vista RTM system dialogs
  • -Updated Vista RTM wallpapers
  • -Updated visual styles
  • |-Changed theme’structure to be the same with different shellstyles
  • |-changed visual stylees’ name to match with Vista RTM
  • |-Fixed CaptionButton alignment problem when maximized in Vertical shellstyle WindowBlinds theme
  • |-Fixed ToolbarBackground sizing mismatched from real Vista style
  • |-Fixed shellstyle background color mismatch in some areas
  • |-Updated frame border in Windows Aero visual style
  • |-Updated StartGroupToolBarButton
  • |-Updated TaskBandButton back to default ones
  • |-Updated TaskBandGroup’s backgroun and button



Veranderingen voor v5.5 - v6.0 RC 1

  • Added browsable System files source for uninstallation so user can restore original system files from setup CD during uninstallation
  • Added fixing file’s PE checksum after resource patching to keep files more secure
  • Added Launch &Maintenance Center in transformation destination in case user already have transformed the system
  • Added missing modifype.exe for Windows XP operating system
  • Added partially x64 support for Vista visual stuff but not for system files (experimental)
  • Added option to reserved updated system files after uninstallation or not
  • Added skipping system file verification patch on setup integration
  • Fixed bugs caused by deleting important files from integration after transformation
  • Fixed bugs in file-patching engine for uxtheme.dll and resources data
  • Fixed themes uninstallation problem (Themes still exist)
  • Fixed user picture’s frame border disappearance in logon screen
  • Removed manual transformation and let user decide to modify system files or not instead
  • Removed un-neccessary system files operations
  • Updated final Vista sounds scheme
  • Updated Glass2k install option to acknowledge about possible system slow down
  • Updated system files transforming method to use PendingFileRenameOperations trick
  • Updated updating the transformation to act like never applying the transformation before
  • Updated visual styles
  • -Fixed ToolbarBackground sizing mismatched from real Vista style
  • -Fixed CaptionButton alignment problem when maximized in Vertical shellstyle WindowBlinds theme
  • -Fixed shellstyle background color mismatch in Aero Style (Vista - Beta 2) in some areas



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