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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 )
brazwen Featured By Owner 3 days ago
How do you make this from scratch? Rainmeter? 
Starry-starry-galaxy Featured By Owner 4 days ago
thankies! c:
GamerCroft Featured By Owner Edited 6 days ago
Nice theme except for the needlessly fiddly installation process others have mentioned and the white areas.
Dicehunter Featured By Owner Edited 6 days ago
As much as I love this theme it would be hugely appreciated if you could rework it to include the SP1, Explorerframe and Shell32 files so the end user doesn't have to tweak and potentially break their OS, Just drag and drop.
The Windows 8/8.1 version of this is so easy to install, Literally copy and past into your theme folder, I followed your instructions to the letter regarding replacing the dll files and each time it breaks my OS install.
Just food for thought, As it stands right now it's very aggravating.

As a side note I would happily pay for a simple installer that does everything in a few clicks like some of the premium theme creators do.
SudoKai Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Additional System Files - SHELL32.dll and WMPLOC.dll can be downloaded HERE: [link]
System files are updated for SP1.

^^ read a post throughly before posting crap about breaking their OS when this style will not in any way do that if you install it correctly...
KumarjitDey Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Guys, check out my Windows 7 Customization please:…
cancree Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
This is rubbish.I have never been to install any theme ever.successfully,without one problem or another.I am a pc tech.i know my way around.patched win7 ult 64.DecimatorOmega.This is fail aswell.all these customizations and what not are just poorly done HACKS.
slowboyfast Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014
Aw lawl!
ziplineattack Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
What went wrong? The install? The theme functions? You don't strike me as a PC Tech. Your punctuation makes me think you might be an angry 15 year old girl. You didn't use any emojis though so that's a plus.
SudoKai Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Digital Artist
That kid make me laugh my ass off i used this for years on my windows 7 and it worked flawlessly each time he updated so no doubt he did something wrong as per most people complaining here lol
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