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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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ShunNeric Featured By Owner 5 hours ago  New member
I love this theme....Could you send the link so I can try it out?
VDIV Featured By Owner 6 hours ago  New member
Hello mate,

Actually i regeistered to DeviantArt just for this theme. Sadly - I can't use my PaySafeCard account to pay for your theme, so i kindly please for link to try it. I would be glad if I would be able to send you some cash over PSC. Thanks in advance.
Deadboys Featured By Owner 1 day ago
hey man, you did such an amazing job in creating this theme.. looks simple, yet elegant and awesome..
can i get a chance to try this theme? please Nod 
dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Interface Designer
links sent!
Bedrape Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member
I know some other people that would want this theme. I'll post it on twitter as well. May I have the theme?
dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Interface Designer
yes you may! please check your notes!
erphot Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Hey there,
is it a Bug? Or did I missed something?
dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Interface Designer
There's no such bug in the theme.
You get that if you use 3rd party software to bring your start menu back like StartIsBack for example.
Theme theme was not design to support such software. Try using a different Start Menu software.
erphot Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
All right. Thanks for the quick reply :)
dpcdpc11 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Interface Designer
you're welcome!
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