Transform Your Windows XP with Vista Transformation Pack 8
By on November 29th, 2007

I had earlier written about how you can transform your Windows XP to look like Windows Vista and how to get Windows Vista sounds for Windows XP. Though both those tricks would make your Windows XP look and sound like Windows Vista you would still manually have to install each and every software.

Vista Transformation Pack is a software bundle that makes the task easier for you. You simply have to download and install the software and it will automatically transform your Windows XP to look and sound like Windows Vista.

Vista Transformation Pack is pretty safe and is widely used by a number of users who do not want to make the switch to the expensive Windows Vista platform.

 

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Features of Vista Transformation Pack

  • Boot screen
  • Welcome Screen / Logon Screen
  • New msstyles files (visual styles)
  • New desktop and file icons
  • New toolbar icons
  • Progress Dialogs
  • Sounds scheme
  • System Tray icons
  • New Wallpapers
  • Windows Media Player Skins

The latest released version 8 of the software have quite a few changes from the earlier version.

  • Added CPU Speed information in Welcome Center
  • Added installation background
  • Added “System optimized” in Setup Configuration to configure the user account corresponding to machine’s spec
  • Added TrueTransparency 0.8.5 (Glass border with ported AeroStyle skin)
  • Added WinFlip 0.42 (Vista 3DFlip)
  • Updated ViStart to build 2661
  • Updated ViOrb to version 2.0
  • Updated VisualTooltip to version 2.2
  • Updated Welcome Center to pre-configure user account with system optimized option on the first run in that user account

You can view all the changes made to version 8 of Vista Transformation Pack here.

The downloads are available on Rapidshare. Download the file from here. You can also download the files from other locations. Download from WinFuture, Savefile.com or Wiki Upload.

To get more information about the latest release visit the Windows X’s Shrine Forum post.

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  • http://indyankk.blogspot.com Innovations & Interesting Ramblings

    Hey, that is cool…now tell me what has Microsoft done to make vista so complex? and how does the real vista differ from what we can achieve with this transformation pack?

    • keith

      Innovations the transformation pack only transforms the look and feel of the system. The actual Vista has lots more security features and other features that will not be brought into your XP system after transformation.

      Many people look at Vista as one with a better look and feel so the transformation pack helps to change the visual styles of XP to look like Vista.

  • http://na rigz

    hi i got a question. after installing this and if i have some problems will i be able to uninstall this and get back to windows xp theme? please answer asap! thanks! :D

 
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