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Premiere by mistraval Premiere by mistraval
:pat: If you like my theme, please donate!

Windows 8 version coming soon.

Update April 28th:
Windows 8 sound scheme
Bug fixes

Theme includes:
  • Custom wallpaper
  • Custom start button
  • Custom explorer frames
  • Custom logon background
  • Custom metro cursors
  • Custom Windows 8 sound scheme (new!)
  • Fully styled explorer shell ui
  • All necessary customization tools

Basic theme installation:
  1. If you haven't already, patch your system with included 'UniversalThemePatcher'. (X86 for 32 bit systems, X64 for 64 bit systems)
  2. Restart your computer (or logoff)
  3. Copy 'premiere' folder to C:/WINDOWS/RESOURCES/THEMES
  4. Double click the 'premiere' theme file to install the theme

Optional but seriously recommended:
  1. Open up 'Extras' -> 'Explorer Frames' and double click 'InstallTakeOwnership' (you can run 'RemoveTakeOwership' afterwards if you want once we're done)
  2. In the 'Explorer Frames' folder, open the appropriate 'xxBIT' folder for your computer and copy the folder(s) to C:/WINDOWS
    ^ you will need to right click and take ownership of the applicable files in C:/WINDOWS and rename them '_old' first if you get any permission errors
  3. Open up 'Extras' -> 'Start button' and run 'Windows 7 Start Button Changer v 2.6' as administrator and click the start orb to change the image 'startbutton.bmp'
  4. Open up 'Extras' -> 'Logon' and run 'TweaksLogon' to change the logon background image to 'PUREMINIMAL.jpg'
  5. Restart your computer
  6. Enjoy!
  7. If you do enjoy, please donate. It costs me $$ every month in hosting costs providing you guys with this theme. Anything helps.

Please comment and :+fav:

Feel free to ask any questions if you've got 'em.

Enjoy! :peace:

Special thanks to aymenGH99 for based theme:…
You may not under any circumstance host this theme elsewhere.
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Zarroc32 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Interface Designer
this is so perfect. please tell me you're porting to 8.1..
vina1991 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  New member Professional Digital Artist
Awesome Theme ,It's my  favorite

But "Search programs and files" box is missing in start menu
mistraval Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
This question has been answered multiple times throughout these comments.
Zooltar Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014
Great work, Mistraval ! I'd love to use your theme on windows 8.1 :)
ABS96 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great theme, this the first one I find suitable for everyday use since "Win7 Shine".

My taskbar items have small icons and labels. The solid bright green/blue background of grouped items looked odd for me, so I replaced those with the default transparent ones. Not sure if you intended the backgrounds to be solid there.
I also found the cyan scrollbars and the lack of the "restore window" button odd. But that's just me. Just about everything else is to my liking.

So yeah, thank you for this elegant and viable VS :)
Adamiquesce Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing work! Appreciate your hard work Mistraval, so talented.
Atheryos Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
Hey, I'd love to give it a try but I can't seem to be able to download it, cause when I click the downloaded link, I get en error "Website is offline". Is host down? Any other way to get the theme? Regards
mistraval Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Not sure what happened, but seems to be working now. 
Evilix-Adriano Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
did windows 8 version came out ?
ionlywatchart Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
I really like the theme but I can not get the .theme file to run.. I click it.. like any other theme file, and it brings up this advanced options window.. I'm sorry, not meant to sound stupid.. other themes worked, I am patched. I did install the extras ;_;
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