New Betas for Decor8 and WindowFX Available with Windows 8.1 Support

Friday, June 28, 2013 by Island Dog | Discussion: WinCustomize News

Decor8 and WindowFX beta updates with support for the Windows 8.1 Preview are available for registered users from
The beta updates can also be downloaded from:
Decor8 on Windows 8.1 Preview can no longer customize the number of rows of Modern Start menu items (support for that has been removed from
Reply #1 Friday, June 28, 2013 2:51 PM


Does WB 8 support 8.1?


Reply #2 Friday, June 28, 2013 2:54 PM

Yes, WB8 supports 8.1. There's a few little glitches, but by and large it's happy. We'll tweak next month.


Reply #3 Friday, June 28, 2013 3:56 PM

OK, I can't currently use WB 8 on Windows 8 due to a conflict with Display Fusion and taskbars. I can use Beta 7.98 though. I hope this is addressed next month, as well.

Reply #4 Saturday, June 29, 2013 6:53 AM

I'm using WB 8 on 8.1 Preview with Display Fusion (v.50.1) and it's 95% working - couple of glitches but nothing I can't work around.

Reply #5 Sunday, July 07, 2013 10:49 PM

Interesting anomaly - (at least with my system) run WFX BETA at the same time running DS8 and gets the following:

"Unable to play dream unable to start DirectX on your machine. Please try rebooting and if is this continues try updating your video drivers"

Note: DirectX is actually running when I get this message. It is not enough to shut down WFX B- I need to reboot to choose individual dreams in DS8.

Just something to consider as you tweak the program.


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