Average Rating: 9
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Updated Apr 10, 2003 by TheGreenReaper

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Comment #21 Wednesday, March 27, 2002 3:04 PM
JavaBrain: I use this skin all the time as well.. there is wallpaper to go along with this as well as a logon. the logon you might have to do a couple touches to it cuz i think its in another language.. dont remember. but they aren't called "blackcomb" so u have to look for them
Comment #22 Wednesday, March 27, 2002 3:12 PM
But a winamp skin would rock...
Jameel Qureshi
Comment #23 Sunday, April 28, 2002 4:56 AM
Really cool ObjectBar and WindowBlind skin for Blackcomb but there is one thing missing the background wallpaper, does anyone know were i can get it from thanks

by Citizen The Dungeon Master
Comment #24 Saturday, February 23, 2002 2:24 PM
Well, actually, I _do_ like blue. I just like green more.
Ross Scott
Comment #25 Tuesday, February 26, 2002 4:00 AM
I LOVE this one, it reminds me of night. The nighttime is the right time.
Comment #26 Tuesday, February 26, 2002 4:02 PM
I love the skin if was not for the enable/disable check box where not missing from the advanced portion of ie 6 and WinXP folder options.
Comment #27 Tuesday, February 26, 2002 9:08 PM
That's strange. If I know what you mean, they display correctly here (fully skinned rather than being that strange flat version), but it may be that's because I have a later version of WB - I don't remember them being skinned before now, so perhaps that was added recently.
Comment #28 Tuesday, February 26, 2002 9:17 PM
I am currently running 3.10a of windowblinds..
Comment #29 Tuesday, February 26, 2002 9:44 PM
It workssssssssssssssssss, I downloaded 3.2rc7 beta and now the damn thinks works, looks goooooooooooooooooooooood.
Comment #30 Tuesday, February 26, 2002 11:34 PM
Comment #31 Wednesday, February 27, 2002 4:15 PM
You Always Amaze Me, Looks Like I Finally Found A Skin I Like As Much As Docking Station. Love The StartMenu.
Comment #32 Sunday, March 03, 2002 4:28 PM
It rocks, but I wish I could find WinAmp and SysMeter skins for it. <sigh>
Comment #33 Sunday, March 03, 2002 4:28 PM
Hmm, in the taskbar it doesnt seem to blink like when I have several IM windows open I cant tell when I get a message, other than that I would use this skin all the time
Comment #34 Sunday, March 03, 2002 8:03 PM
jardragon: Yeah - this is a problem with WB. It doesn't properly define an "alert" image. Instead it uses transparent. Unfortunately, transparent is also the normal image for this skin . . . so nothing happens. I'm talking to the developer about this - if something comes out of it, I'll update the skin if necessary.
Comment #35 Tuesday, March 05, 2002 10:45 AM
I applied the IE.reg file and now I can't get rid of the light blue-ish color on the menu bar from Explorer and My Computer, running WinXP.. I manually removed the reg edit but the color still remains even after I apply other skins or go back to classic windows, that color neve goes away. Wondering if any one applied this and does it work. I applied this because I thought their was white text in IE but it was items not being skinned that was just a simple upgrade to a new version of WindowBlinds.. Please Help.
Comment #36 Tuesday, March 05, 2002 2:40 PM
That's strange. All that file should do is change the IE colours so that they are visible. Try changing things around in IE/Tools/Internet Options/Colors...

You could switch to Windows Classic in Display Properties and then click the Advanced/Other Advanced Controls buttons and see if any of the colours there correspond to the blue colour - if so, try changing them. Also check that you've not set an overriding colour in the Advanced dialog.

If none of that helps, please send me a screenshot of the problem at in JPG or PNG format with any info you think might be relevant (like registry dumps of those areas the reg file changes) and I'll see if I can duplicate it.
Comment #37 Tuesday, March 05, 2002 10:23 PM
I found the problem. What does this file do "Blackcomb.uis_ToolBarBackground.WBD" I was unable to edit the file because its data type is Binary, but before I found the following in my Registry:
"BackBitmap"="C:\\Program Files\\Object Desktop\\WindowBlinds\\Blackcomb\\background.bmp"
"BackBitmapIE5"="C:\\Program Files\\Object Desktop\\WindowBlinds\\Blackcomb\\background.bmp" I have gone ahead and removed them and now everything is all good..
Comment #38 Wednesday, March 06, 2002 7:04 AM
Heh. And I was just about to suggest that (although I didn't have much confidence about it). <g>

OK, well not sure how that happened (perhaps WB didn't remove the skin completely on unload) but it's great that it's solved!
Comment #39 Friday, March 15, 2002 5:43 PM
For all those running non-XP versions of Windows, there is now an Blackcomb ObjectBar skin at - enjoy!
Comment #40 Tuesday, June 04, 2002 2:37 AM
Its great !! looks a little like Windows Whistler but than darker!!
One thing i dont realy like is : the taks bar becomes to small but than again!! its great!

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