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Dark Pearl VS 1.1 by MorpheusNS Dark Pearl VS 1.1 by MorpheusNS
Dark Pearl VS for Windows 7

Version 1.1

Changes from 1.0:

- Fixed notification area backgrounds
- Fixed taskbar jumplist background

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Tested on Windows 7 x86 only, but works on x64 as well (withous the content of "System files" folder). System files for x86 pre-SP1!
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In order to use custom themes you have to patch your system files.
To do that, download and install Universal Theme Patcher from this link:

[link]

Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

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To install the visual style:

Place the content of the "Theme" folder in C:WindowsResourcesThemes

Double-click on Dark Pearl VS.theme to apply the style.

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I've included several system files, which you can, but you don't need to change (x86 pre-SP1 only!):

explorer.exe - for the start button
explorerframe.dll - for the Back-Forward buttons in Windows Explorer

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Special thanks to ~brsev for his Token icons, ~da-nadda for wonderful wallpaper and ~AP-GRAPHIK for inspiration.

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The bar at the bottom is a program called Rainmeter, with skins: Enigma, Circles, Toxxweather
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:iconvexz1349:
Vexz1349 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  New member
I really love this theme but there are still some things not yet fixed. I could fix the Quick Info which had a black font on a dark gray (or black?) background but there are windows with black bars and black font on it. Also if you wanna change the the view (don't know how this option is called in English) of the symbol structure in a folder and you hover the cursor over an option (for example "details") the font blackens (I'm talking about the quick setting for this in the top right corner of the Windows Explorer). In the start menu when new programms have been added, the entry's background is yellow and the font is a bright gray which makes it very hard to read. I hope you can fix this. :)
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MorpheusNS Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I am sorry, but my Windows days are over, so I can't continue developing this theme. I've been using either Linux or Mac OS X for the past three years...
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Vexz1349 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  New member
Hm alright. That's sad to hear. I'd also rather use Linux but I'm bound to Windows since some things are not working for me correctly with Linux.
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SeanBoye Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014  New member
Nice theme
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StealthParade Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
Link to picture?
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:iconmorpheusns:
MorpheusNS Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
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:iconeminem4love:
eminem4love Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
thankes
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:iconvnoxx:
vnoxx Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014
o.o ya vi el boton para descargarlo :/
esta arriba a la derecha..... un lugar poco comun para ponerlo :/
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vnoxx Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014
prenguto... donde esta el link del tema para descargar?
ah, y el link del parche esta caido :/
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ciclope188 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014
link caido :/
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:iconretsmot:
retsmot Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013
sweet :) thank you! needed a new theme and this is it.
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:iconivijl:
IVIJL Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013
Is there chance to have full theme with that bottom bar and even bar at the top ? Looks cool. 
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:iconroger09:
roger09 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013
download ??
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:iconmorpheusns:
MorpheusNS Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
On the right side, next to the picture.
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xXHiroshi-UchihaXx Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I like this theme make a vid and show us how it works,would be easier i have windows 7 64bit laptop and i dont wanna screw it up,by doing the wrong stufff,would be nice for ur help,aslo U have some very Amazing work,i spred it with my friends and they like it as well
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:iconmorpheusns:
MorpheusNS Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
You can use it safely with any Windows 7 pre-SP1 (I guess SP1 too), except for the content of "System files" folder. You can use them ONLY with Windows 7 x86 pre-SP1. I am a full time Linux user now (have been since February), so I can't help with making videos, sorry. Thank you for your support, I am glad you like my work! :)
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Muddyfunk321 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013
Nice....thanks; good info as well
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:iconresifan92:
ResiFan92 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
This look great!
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olivertimis Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013
hei , for me dosen`t working... windows 7 x32... i get windows classic style but grey and wallpaper of you...
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OutlawClark Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
is it compatible on windows 8 (x64) ?
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:iconmorpheusns:
MorpheusNS Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I don't think so... I think it can be ported to Windows 8, but I do not use Windows any more and don't have new Style builder.
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:iconunperse:
unperse Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Student Interface Designer
looks similar to work of mine fav.me/d2d9q84
Thanks to give windows 7 user something like that!
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Nico00001 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013
no ya no XD
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Nico00001 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013
<font><font>COMO se llama ese gadget de la parte inferior de la imagen del tema???</font></font>
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:iconjean2192:
jean2192 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013
<font><font>Que puedo hacer es cambiar de tema y Letras Volvi FONDOS DE PANTALLA PARA INSTALAR Y TODAVÍA COMO Aprecio HELP ME SALEN MAL EL TEMA</font></font>
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plamena03 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Does it work on x32 Win 7 ?
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:iconmorpheusns:
MorpheusNS Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Yes, it does. But if you have SP1 installed, don't use system files, only theme.
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darknova12 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
hey please tell me how to customize the exact desktop as wallpaper shown above please i details 
i am newer to computer pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
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:iconmoreno1701:
moreno1701 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
i need donwnload the theme but i can´t get the kink, help please
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:iconav-helsing:
Av-helsing Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
is There a way to get all the suite in a single package? or maybe can you make a list of plugins used in this theme.

Thanks for your help.
That W7 skin is amazing 9
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:iconarnoldvegas:
arnoldvegas Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Student Artist
fab.....................
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:iconajaxpac:
ajaxpac Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013
I'am new to themes but i managed to installed the theme, only the icons did not change. I still got the default win7 icons. Are the icons included, or how can i get these (like in pict.). In windows i checked the option allow themes to change desktop icons, still no difference, please help?
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:iconmorpheusns:
MorpheusNS Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
No, you have to change icons one by one manually, they're not included. There is an explanation on how to do this in one of the first posts.
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:iconsnopteck:
Snopteck Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
I love grey and I love your theme so much. Thanks a ton <3 <3 <3
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:iconjapkyle:
japkyle Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013
Where do i put the the the Files inside of the System Files..
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:iconaranberth:
Aranberth Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013
I don't get this to work at all.
And yes First time using it.
But when I klick on the dark pearl vs.theme I get the loading and then nothing happens.
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:iconricta938:
ricta938 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013
where do you put the system files to make the boarder and stuff? noob here
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:iconmorpheusns:
MorpheusNS Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Content of "Theme" folder in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes.

Don't use the content of "System files" folder if you have Windows 7 SP1 or any Windows 7 x64!
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Arkadius666 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013
Why not? ):
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:iconarkadius666:
Arkadius666 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013
Why I Should not use the content of "System files" if I have 7SP! or 7x64? Thanks (:
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:iconmorpheusns:
MorpheusNS Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Because these files are different in SP1 (to my knowledge) and you could easily screw up your system if you put older files in their place.
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:iconfireworkfan:
Fireworkfan Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
Best fucking theme out here, I only dislike 1 thing: the font.. unforntanly this is kind off a deal breaker.. is there a way
to change this? can i open one off the files with notepad++ an just edit all the font lines?
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:iconmorpheusns:
MorpheusNS Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you very much! The font... I believe you can do this from Personalization options in context menu, there are options to customize fonts somewhere. I am sorry, I don't remember the exact place, I don't use Windows any more.
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:iconfireworkfan:
Fireworkfan Featured By Owner May 21, 2013
Found it! Thank you for making this theme :) all the effort is apriciated
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:iconjonastheg:
JonasTheG Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
how do i download it?
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:iconfeber12:
feber12 Featured By Owner May 7, 2013
muy bueno :3
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Skyr3x Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
please create 64bit system files :/ so great theme good work friend :)
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:iconwallybescotty:
wallybescotty Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
do you have one with the regular aero glass look but the same black and dark grey inside open window boxes,..... does that make sens, i love this, i really want one with the plain aero glass so i can see the borders easier
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:iconmorpheusns:
MorpheusNS Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Not really. The borders on 2.0 are even less visible, sorry... :) I don't work on new Windows themes since I switched to Linux.
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