I can't remember when I first tried Windowblinds. I really never was into skinning Windows. Don't get me wrong. I always thought it was cool and very imaginative. For years I was a so called, "Power User" so I was always tearing down or getting rid of any unnecessary resources that slowed down my system. Kind of like a gear head for windows. If I could just get a few more ticks on the speedometer or tach I was happy. It was why I went from Windows 3.1 to 3.11 for work groups. Windows 7 was the first time I cared less about squeezing every ounce of speed and went with ( lol voice to txt anesthetics) anesthetics namely aeroglass.
I'm not positive, but around 2002, 2003. I am still using them.
I was using "Style XP" for a couple of years until I went from Windows XP to Windows 7. My first computer was in 1992, and it was an MS Aptiva. I have been using Windowblinds since I went to Win7 right after it came out.
I started using Windowblinds at the beginning. I think the earliest I recall was version '0.3' ... it was definitely pre '1.0'. Some of us were finding tricks Neil didn't realize it could do...back when adding 'transport buttons' to operate Winamp was a 'thing'.
That was pre-Wincustomize ....some-when about '99, I think.
The 'good old days' of Skinz.org ... [and Deskmod, and Customize.org] ...
1998-1999, Around that time.
Basj,Stardock Community Assistant
I started using WB in 2000
Since joining in 2004
2004/2005, i like it because it's editable. i edit/mod everything, computer, electronics (audio), car, house.there's only one thing i won't mod, my gender
Before that I messed around with Litestep and Aston Shell!
Since dinosaurs roamed the earth. Last century. A long time ago.
Like you I was sad when the Dinosaurs died.. 😏
I started using windowblinds around 2003 or 2004, I too was a StyleXP person. I have always had my desktops themed.
I started back in 2001, I found it after I started using Icon Packager
I started using windowblinds Since
It was 2004 for me. I had been using StyleXP previously, and some of the themes were good, but ultimately Windowblinds is a far better way of modding the UI and I've not looked back since first installing it to compare the two programs.
A couple of years in....here's one from 2004 [all mine] ...Windowblinds, Winamp, Sysmetrix and Litestep ... back when people were 'adventurous' ....
Very cool Jafo, Love the winamp
Haven't heard of Aston Shell in quite some time. Thats an oldie Chuck.
is not old product
Best Premium Skins of the classics of the golden age
They still put it up for sale because they understand that
Definitely the month I joined WC...4/19/2002, all because I saw Allen Bond's "Capsula", the first GUIC Champ.
If memory serves me right in 2004 when i become a member under the alias dcrewchief57
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