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December 4, 2010
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Placebo for Windows 7 by SolMiler Placebo for Windows 7 by SolMiler
for Windows 7 x86 & x64 SP1
created by Solmiler

06/Dec/10 :) :) :) WOW! It is really a great feeling to receive a Daily Deviation.
Thank you *bgjerlowdesigns and `OtisBee for suggesting and featuring it.
I couldn't be happier!!! :D :D :D

More Previews:

Borderless 1 Borderless 2 Borderless 3 Cold Light Zero

This VS is intended for Windows 7. It's tested and working on both 32 and 64-bit versions.
Updated for SP1.

- Eight Visual Styles.
- Additional borderless versions
- Support for top, bottom and left taskbar,
- Two different fonts: Windows default Segoe UI font and s smaller Calibri font.
- Basic version of every style.
- Support for Theme resource changer - no changing
of system files is necessary.

Additional System Files - SHELL32.dll and WMPLOC.dll can be downloaded HERE: [link]
System files are updated for SP1.

INSTALLATION: Detailed instructions can be found in the included README file

IMPORTANT! Do not use UxStyle it has stopped working and keeps reverting custom themes to basic. Use UniversalThemePatcher instead: [link]

Icons used in preview: Icon Pack 2 by ~aablab and JONGHYUNPARK Exp.+2 by ~jpyss

Walls by *ether

Created by Solmiler
Licensed under Creative Commons

Check out my other Visual Styles:

Seven and a Half

Glass Onion
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Daily Deviation

Given 2010-12-06
the suggester said: "Placebo for Windows 7 by ~SolMiler is without a doubt one of the best themes available for Windows 7. It's dark, clean and smooth. I love this theme so much that i'm actually using it on all 3 of my Windows 7 computers!"
( Suggested by bgjerlowdesigns and Featured by OtisBee )
theblackskull Apr 16, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
That's the only thing that makes me miss my PC runing Windows 7. Would be absolutely awesome if we could have this great theme one more time
prash1410 Apr 16, 2014  New member
Wow! Great work, keep it up. I really liked your themes.
Xtaehl Apr 13, 2014  New member
I'm really enjoying these, beautiful work.
arbo96 Apr 13, 2014  New member
So I am having an issue all of a sudden, where when I change my theme to any of the Placebo themes, they all look like the windows basic theme and nothing I can do to it will change it back. Hopefully someone else has had and fixed this issue and can help out, because this is really bugging me. I really want to be able to continue using this awesome theme like I have over the past years.
Maravilhoso!!! Thanks dude! Clap 
HeavyAl Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Years after you released it I just ran across it while trying to tone down my own desktop. This is an outstanding piece! Beautiful, cool, soft, smooth .. I can't think of any more words to describe it! After finally getting all the blasted system files patched it is a flawless beauty of a desktop!
Flajerace Apr 3, 2014  New member Student General Artist
Please, please, for the love of god, please just ... give me a copy of the Kitsch Object, but with it being aqua blue instead of being purple. with all the selections being purple, i like the window minimize etc. buttons, they have that oldschool Mac-like yet original feel, but please, i can't use Kitsch Object cause i'm too bothered by the purpleness D: Please make one version without it. Thx
kmdude344 Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Is it possible to make a windows 8 version? x3
eddiket Mar 29, 2014  Student Artist
Having issue with page size using 'Ashtray'. That is page loads fine but going to next page is 'off screen' with no scroll bar. Anyone have any input about this ????
Totally love this theme.
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