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areao4.2 by heylove areao4.2 by heylove
Finished! Sorry for the crappy preview. Download it and install it. You'll see how sexy it really is. ;) There's a black and a brown version both with six different color schemes and a bunch of icons. Sorry no Winamp skins. I just don't have the time right now. Big thanks to the 4imp crew for all there help. Check out j3 [link] he should be releasing the walls soon. Thanks for your patience guys. Enjoy!

UPDATE Opps! Some how I forgot to change the taskbar hover buttons for the black version. So they're blue for all of the all of the color schemes. Don't ask me how I missed that. So if you want the black version please download it again.
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Given 2006-12-31
The last great skin for this year, but by no stretch of the imagination the least... areao4.2 by *heylove looks just great, and will keep your desktop looking great for the new year! ( Suggested by archanN and Featured by abhimanyughoshal )
ScreenDsk Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Student Interface Designer
dosen't work
Bilboxx Featured By Owner May 18, 2012
How can I put the folders like that? I mean, like in different layers.
djlatino Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Uxtheme patcher
oulianov Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012
Hi, looks wonderful but I can't install it, I patched my system and placed the theme on \resources\themes but nothing happens.... Could anybody help me?
alpihun Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
How can I install it?
It looks good.
ajaykumarb Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012
Thanks for the great icons .I have small problem , the theme is not applied for the tool bar of the pcman file manager . I am using archbang linux.Can anyone tell me how to fix it.
It is looking like this [link]
Thank you
gracecompany Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
Oh, so beautiful!!!! I LIKE!
But..this is running okay? on win7
um..i use to win7...but, I feel nervous somehow. :)
florimolla Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012
can u make it with bigger text size? text is too small :(
raxidian Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
had to put together some computer with XP and couldn't resist to install this after 5 years.
Sp4wNde Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012
i still love this theme on XP.

could you try to create it for wind7 too?

CheeseEnthusiast Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011
You should be able to load this in win7. Try putting it in the windows/resources folder. Also, download uxthemepatch if you haven't already.
mattola Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011
hellow, how to install the icon?
ryan1mcq Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
thats visually lol ;)
ryan1mcq Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Stunning work, really viualy pleasing...good job all round :clap:
Lycantrophya Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011
already finished the basic database, but its still very complex to me ;_;
ibnumoectar Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011
how I can install this on Win7?
I really in awe..this quite something to miss..
neiio Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
The long awaited Windows 7 port entitled areao4.7 is here...
twtdtajh Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011
Download UX Theme Multi Patcher and patch your system. Then restart. After that, copy the folder you get from the download to (Your drive you installed Windows on):\WINDOWS\Resources\Themes
downbeater Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011
you should insist more on that mate...
shakhayabusa1300 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011
can somebody plz write a guide on how to install this particular theme ... because there is no such readme in the rar tht hepls :(
m18nej1 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
beautiful theme! just one little thing in Firefox 7 at the min/max/close buttons only half the minimize button is showing when menu bar is "disabled" (firefox) button only. maybe its just me hows having this little problem?
CrystalEYE Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2011
Perfectly working and readable theme (as far as I have tested so far). Not one of these crappy Photoshop-filter-overload-stuff. Plain, clean, nice. Thank you!
Now can someone point em to a simple solution how to integrate all of the icons at once? :)
username0x Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011
i wish you can make this for windows7 [2]
lalalabelle Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2011
i wish you can make this for windows7
eXtremeeee Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2011
How to instal this theme?
eXtremeeee Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2011
I need help how to instal this.
BTW: Realy nice!
Ninjya-art Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
We want this for Windows 7 sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo bad!!!!!!!
Lycantrophya Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2011
hi, i will love if you gave me the permission to port this to win7 :3 ?
etmc Featured By Owner May 29, 2011
By FARRR the best theme ever made on XP.
Very useable. I used it for so many years. THANKS A BUNCH HEYLOVE
AN10s Featured By Owner May 27, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Cool!!! Very!!! Thanks! But taskbar panel so small(( & I can`t change it!!!! I replace bmp with ResHacker, but not changed((( Hlp please!) What can be done? (Dnt know English so well? sorry)))
twice-the-radius Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
bloody cool style for xp!!!!!
i love it
TraVitas Featured By Owner May 18, 2011
Windows 7 can use visual styles, but I'm pretty sure XP's aren't forward-compatible. Vista and 7 have different architecture.
rol-blef Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Student Digital Artist
i'v used this
karmat111 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011
Your visual style has been ripped and uploaded with malware by FaTaLmmm [link] and is called Areao4.2a-patched.

It has been reported already, but deviantART prefers the original artist to report it.
L1nkysys Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2011
cool minimal skin! i wish i was back to xp!
ChrissySharpe Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011
Sorry kid, there's no way to like THIS on deviantArt.
gojirars Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Student Photographer
I enjoy using this theme but i wanted a white made one :D thank you
eziFy Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011
Hello again, I once commented something about installing this skin and I failed terribly. I really like this skin and would love to test it. Any chance you could help me out by some IM -program whatsoever? :)
dma1008 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011
is this for xp?
oSpectrum Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011
How do you install this?
PandaMech Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2011
no, or at least ive never seen someone use a visual style on win 7
eziFy Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011
Does this work on Windows 7, also is there a Manual on how-to-install, etc. I'm a newbie in installing skins/themes, whatsoever.

- Ezify
kyerie030 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011
thanks heylove for this! I'm using it now on my VM, and its very clean and nice. Makes my small screen feel large. :)
shafreen Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011   Photographer
thanks...looks great
foreign-steel Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2011
aditherry Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2011   Writer
i'm going to try
gaston7g Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011
this is for windows xp
xmizer Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2011
Streetster20 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011
I agree with this statement. :)
Was - still is - such a great theme, shame nowon has ported it to win7...
78DeathTheKid78 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2011
3 people has a bad ass pc, 14 people is emo, 1 Fuck.Everything.And.Run (f.e.a.r), 4 people likes his pc like an old shit :3
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