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Maverick 8.1 for Windows 8.1 by dpcdpc11 Maverick 8.1 for Windows 8.1 by dpcdpc11

Get the Visual Style HERE*!

*if you don't use PayPal or can't pay (the small amount of $1.35) for the theme, then I will give it to you for FREE if you promise to spread the word about it!


Yes... it's here at last! Maverick brings you the Ubuntu look to your Windows 8.1 setup. Finally you can enjoy the orange and dark grey style with this redesigned theme that mixes the best from Ubuntu with flat clean elements giving a beautiful and modern look to your PC.
Check out this Screenshot for a detailed view of the theme!

how to

• create a Restore Point using System Restore (safety first!)
• patch Windows so you can use 3rd party themes using this tool:
• install the fonts in the Resources\Fonts folder
• install the theme by copying the content of the Theme folder in "C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\"
• apply the theme from the Personalize panel
• apply the registry settings by running the maverick_8_1_window_metrics.reg file in the Window Metrics folder
• remove the hover glow of the taskbar buttons: System>Advanced Settings>Performance Settings>uncheck Animations in the taskbar
• restart Windows and...
• enjoy using the theme!
OPTIONAL! narrow vertical taskbar: use 7+ Taskbar Tweaker. Right click on the tray icon>advanced settings and set the no_width_limit = 1
 OPTIONAL! make windows explorer look cool: use OldNewExplorer! Check the option: Use command bar instead of Ribbon.

what you get

one awesome Windows themes: folder Theme
one matching windows cursor scheme: folder Resources\Cursors
one amazing wallpaper: folder Resources\Wallpapers
menu text color fix for Firefox and Thunderbird: available here
unlimited support!


• initial release of the visual style.

known bugs

 dark text on dark background in the explorer breadcrumbs drop down menu. Unfortunately there's no way to fix this without braking other more important elements in the theme. Thank you Microshit!

check this out!

if you enjoyed this theme I bet you'll also like my other Windows 8 themes:
Minimal Taste 8 for Windows 8/8.1
Simplify 8 for Windows 8/8.1

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felixsrg Featured By Owner 4 hours ago
Hi there, this looks awesome, can I try it please?
dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner 3 hours ago  Professional Interface Designer
sure... check your notes for the dld link!
cze-Cappi Featured By Owner Edited 1 day ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi man. As I wrote you. I ll send you a screen for the payment. Just wanna show my gratitude and make you smile even more for what you have done - great job. I love it and I wanna contribute. I have bought both win 7 and win 8 themes. Big thanks to you.…

I am having a small issue - I am sure it can be fixed - but I dont know how. I have this FILE HOME SHARE VIEW MANAGE bar and I dont know how to get rid off it. Any ideas please? :-)…

PS - I am sure I may try some more. I love different environment on Windows and I really like gdipp program :)
dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner 23 hours ago  Professional Interface Designer
Thank man.. really appreciate your effort!
No screenshot is needed... I trust you my friend!

About the problem above... it's easy, you have to use this little software to disable the ribbon:…
The software is portable, no installation needed so make sure you place it in a safe place so you can enable the ribbon just in case.
I would suggest creating a Portable Apps folder or something on your storage partition (not on C:) and place all your portable apps there, including the Ribbon Disabler. 
Hope this helps!
cze-Cappi Featured By Owner 19 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow  a magic happened again. Thank you.

Well yeah, you may be right but still, people do talk a lot so I better show an act than just pure talking, you know.

Yes I have my portable folder called "the essentials" where I have everything I need after a fresh install. I will add it in there. Thanks and see you around.
dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner 17 hours ago  Professional Interface Designer
awesome and you're welcome!

glad to hear there are other that use portable software.
here's another tip... a little portable software that I can't live without:
This will change your windows experience forever! well maybe I'm too dramatic... but Enjoy clipX anyway!
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dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Interface Designer
already replied to your previous message.
cze-Cappi Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi there again. It is me who commented on your Wacom tablet stuff. I pleased you for the Windows 7 link and now I switched to Windows 8. Can I have a link for Win8 instead?

By the way I tried on Win7. Works peferctly and the design is wonderful. I love the gdipp engine and your skin. So minimal and so exciting. As I can see the Win8 theme I can say it is even better and more minimalistic. Hope you will agree to provime me link for Win8. Cant wait to try.

And I plan to get paypal soon. You deserve it. I ll remind myself again and send you a screen to trust me that I wanna keep my word :-)
dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Interface Designer
Hey martin... I just sent you the dld link... check your notes please!
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