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Old March 25th, 2010   #1
 
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Default Visual Issue (Win7)

Well, I wasn't sure whether this should've been posted in graphics department or tech discussion, seeing as this is related to a visual style for Win7.

So, I changed my visual style recently, which also required me to replace explorer.exe, explorerframe.dll, shell32.dll and shellstyle32.dll. All looked good and nothing's wrong, but there's one tiny issue that is annoying the hell out of me. Here's a screenshot:
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As you can see, the usual browse function works properly. Just not the MSN one. Any idea what is causing this (this didn't happen before I started using alternate visual styles, etc. and using the backed-up DLLs didn't work either)?

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Default Re: Visual Issue (Win7)

Seems like a bug in the code. Tried re-installing it? If not, install it again. If it doesn't work, re-install the original first again.

If still fails, contact the maker of the theme.

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Default Re: Visual Issue (Win7)

I have re-done the theme. I'm pretty sure the problem does not lie with the actual files in the Windows\Resources\Themes folder, but DLLs instead. That's just my guess though...

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looks like it wasn't coded properly.


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Default Re: Visual Issue (Win7)

Well I've tried several themes (from different authors) and the same issue replicates. Bad code would be too coincidentally, I guess.

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Could be a bug with MSN itself

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Default Re: Visual Issue (Win7)

Yeah, I think it's thanks to MSN. I've checked every 'browse' function, including ones such as Imageshack, etc. This problem only seems to occur when I try to use 'browse' in MSN (ie. when trying to send a file to [contact]). I'll disable this Messenger Plus! add-on and see what'll happen. Hopefully it's not basic MSN as well.

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