[v10.85] WindowBlinds – Most popolar Windows GUI beautifier

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WindowBlinds is a Windows system interface beautifying/skinning software developed by Stardock Corporation. Compared with the common theme files (Visual Style), it provides a better and overall beautification function. It is currently the only 3rd party Windows beautifying tool got Microsoft’s permission, which can perfectly support all latest Windows builds.

As one of the several mainstream OS beautifiers, WindowBlinds has always had a large number of users. But different from a lot of similar tools built-in native support for system beautification function, WindowsBlinds is actually a ‘plugin’ that can integrate into the Windows OS after installation.

With WindowBlinds’ simple and user-friendly UI, we can change the whole appearance of Windows with ease, including using the tens of thousands of unique and personalized skins made by fan users from all over the world, so as to implement all kinds of effects the system itself does not provide. Moreover, you are allowed to use its built-in skin editor to create and share your own Windows themes.

// Key Features //

  • Apply skins to your windows, applications, and desktop
  • Apply wallpaper backgrounds, texture and colors to skins
  • Skin title bars and buttons
  • Choose your own skin fonts
  • Adjust the transparency of the start menu, taskbar or windows
  • Save customized skins as presets for quick access later
  • Randomly select a new skin at timed intervals
  • Per application skinning
  • Supported OSes: Windows 10/8/7
  • Choose from thousands of FREE skins at WinCustomize.com
  • Design your own skins with SkinStudio (separate download included with purchase)

// Edition Statement //

AppNee provides the Stardock WindowBlinds full installers, unlock patches, unlocked files, and 400+ themes collection for Windows 32-bit & 64-bit.

// Installation Notes //

for WindowBlinds v8.00:

  1. Download and install WindowBlinds
  2. Exit WindowBlinds
  3. Run the keymaker (as administrator) to generate a valid license (just click button ‘Save license‘) , and then click button ‘Patch
  4. Done, enjoy!

*** For WindowBlinds v8.13, see the notes inside.

for WindowBlinds v10.5:

  1. Download and install WindowBlinds
  2. Run ‘services.msc‘, and set the “Startup type” of ‘Stardock WindowBlinds‘ service to ‘Manual
  3. Restart Windows
  4. Copy the unlock patch to your WindowBlinds installation directory and run it as administrator to patch
  5. Set the “Startup type” of ‘Stardock WindowBlinds‘ service to ‘Automatic‘ again
  6. All done, enjoy!

for WindowBlinds v10.65:

  1. Download and install WindowBlinds, exit program
  2. Run ‘services.msc‘, and set the “Startup type” of ‘Stardock WindowBlinds‘ service to ‘Manual‘, and stop this service
  3. Enter WindowBlinds installation directory, rename ‘wbsrv.dll’ to ‘wbsrv.dll1’
  4. Copy all files in folder “Unlocked Files” to installation directory and overwrite
  5. Copy ‘Windows’ folder to “C:\”
  6. Done, enjoy!

*** Always disable the “Automatically check for updates once a week” option.

for WindowBlinds v10.71+:

  1. Download and install WindowBlinds, exit program
  2. Use your firewall to block the program from connecting to the Internet
  3. Stop the “Stardock WindowBlinds” service via services.msc, and change its “Startup type” to “Disabled
  4. Restart computer
  5. Copy the unlock patch to installation folder and run it as administrator, then click ‘Patch
  6. Start the “Stardock WindowBlinds” service, and change its “Startup type” back to “Automatic
  7. Done

// Related Links //

// Download URLs //

Version Download Size
Full Installer + Unlock Patch
v8.13 reserved 45.2 MB
v10.5 reserved 46.8 MB
v10.65 reserved 48.4 MB
v10.71 reserved 46.9 MB
v10.85 47.0 MB
Themes Collection (405)
Free & Universal reserved 452 MB

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