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Version history for Windows 8 Transformation Pack

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Changes for v9.0 - v9.1

  • Added back Iconized Taskbar button for Windows XP
  • Added restarting UxStyle on startup to make sure it will always work properly
  • Changed default wallpaper to ones shown from leaked Windows Threshold screenshots
  • Changed Metro Inspirat theme to authentic Windows 8 RTM Theme by nasrodj
  • Changed Windows 7 themes back to Windows 8 RTM Theme by nasrodj
  • Removed Aero Frame UI from default configuration for authentic Windows 8 UI looks
  • Tweaked Modern/Metro themes with Glass support in Windows 7

Changes for v8.10 - v9.0

  • -Changed applying permissions program to cacls instead of icacls
  • -Changed default Immersive UI to Charms Bar for performance-wise
  • -Changed system files update detection to warning level that allow installation
  • -Fixed UxStyle loading improving compatibility
  • -Updated RocketDock’s Charms Bar start logo
  • -Removed system files permission applying for smoother installation
  • -Replaced Newgen Store with Desktop widget
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Changes for v8.0 - v8.10

  • Added LiveTuner recommendation (Highly recommended to try since it’s safe and reversible)
  • Added some system programs that could be missing in Windows
  • Added permission fixes ensuring modified system files will be updated properly
  • Fixed UxStyle’s infamous black screen bug that has been identified and dealt with recently
  • Fixed installation error on Windows XP x64 Edition OS
  • Updated Windows 7′s visual style with ‘Aero 8′ by aymengh99
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Changes for v7 - v8.0

  • -Added betta fish default user logon screen
  • -Added new Segoe fonts found in Windows 8.1
  • -Added system files update checking to prevent conflicts with Windows update
  • -Added Windows 8.1 wallpapers
  • -Changed Aero Frame UI to be enabled by default if DWM is not detected or running
  • -Changed Immersive UI back to Newgen with lower memory usage configuration
  • -Fixed some wallpapers not showing up bug in Windows XP/Vista
  • -Fixed system files modification breaking Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7
  • -Fixed WinMetro always running on startup problem
  • -Improved DWM detection method using API command
  • -Improved font installation method to be more reliable without causing font cache glitches
  • -Updated Windows XP’s Metro Inspirat theme with Windows 8.1 updates and some fixes
  • -Updated Newgen to latest free version 12 Preview #3 with Windows 8.1 themed
  • -Updated Windows 8.1 graphics and icons in system files
  • |-Authentic start orb ported
  • |-Fixed start orb misalignment in Windows XP
  • |-Logon screen/Shutdown dialog background
  • |-Minor system icons updated
  • |-Task Manager themed
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Changes for v4.0 - v7

  • Version 7.0
  • -Added WinMetro as alternative Metro Start Screen
  • -Changed default Immersive UI to Metro Start Screen (WinMetro)
  • -Improved sounds scheme files handling method
  • -Updated Font installation code based on recent patch
  • -Updated Glass UI theme configuration based on hacked Aero Glass in Windows 8
  • -Updated Windows 8 Media sound scheme files and resources
  • -Updated Windows 8 visual style for Windows 7 by Rammist
  • Version 6.5
  • -Added ‘Transformation Pack Notes’ in readme about temporary disabling antivirus software
  • -Changed default Immersive UI back to Charms Bar
  • -Fixed default user account configuration not checking requirements causing improper configuration
  • -Fixed font installation using method from version 5.0 with improved API code
  • -Fixed launcher incompatibilities with limited user account
  • -Fixed permission problems with 3rd-party applications
  • -Fixed Windows version checking error that allows installation on Windows 8
  • -Removed Aero Frame UI from default configuration as some machines find it not stable enough
  • -Updated Metro Inspirat theme for Windows XP having Modern UI updated on taskbar and start menu
  • Version 6.0
  • -Added Windows 8 RTM wallpapers
  • -Configured Aero frame UI, Metro Desktop UI and Aero’s auto-colorization to be used by default if applicable
  • -Improved Segoe fonts family installation code for better compatibilities
  • -Updated Metro Inspirat theme with improved start orb and few adjustments
  • -Updated Newgen’s start screen background to Windows 8 RTM’s default
  • -Updated Segoe fonts family from Windows 8 RTM
  • -Updated TrueTransparency Aero skin rebuilt from Windows 8 RTM resources
  • -Updated Windows 8′s Explorer toolbar layout configuration
  • -Updated Windows 8 theme for Windows 7 by wango911 with customized theme files
  • -Updated system files resources found in Windows 8 RTM
  • |-Boot Screen (Windows XP)
  • |-Logon screen background
  • |-Navigation buttons
  • |-Network tray icons
  • |-Shell icons
  • |-Shell pane background
  • |-Shutdown/Logoff/Theme dialogs (Windows XP)
  • |-Start button/orb
  • Version 5.0
  • -Fixed Segoe UI font installation compatibilities
  • -Improved uninstallation compatibilities with Themes removal
  • -Replaced Windows Vista theme with M-Awesome’s Windows 8 RC
  • -Replaced Windows 7 theme with thepanda-x’s Windows 8 RC Aero for Windows 7
  • -Replaced Windows 7 Metro theme with thepanda-x’s Windows 8 RC Aero for Windows 7
  • -Updated Aero mouse cursors from Windows 8 Release Preview
  • -Updated battery tray icons quality from Windows 8 Release Preview
  • -Updated branding logo to official ones from Windows 8 Release Preview
  • -Updated Explorer toolbar buttons from Windows 8 Release Preview
  • -Updated loading circle animation from Windows 8 Release Preview
  • -Updated Metro Inspirat theme for Windows XP to version 4.0 from Windows 8 Release Preview with more focus to Metro design
  • -Updated Newgen Tiles with Windows 8 Release Preview’s default background
  • -Updated Segoe UI fonts family from Windows 8 Release Preview
  • -Updated TrueTransparency skin matching Windows 8 Release Preview
  • -Updated Windows 8 Release Preview logon screen
  • -Updated Windows 8 Release Preview’s wallpapers

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