Download Windows Vista Theme “VistaVG Ultimate” for Windows XP

This theme has been made for Windows XP users who want to have "Windows Vista" look in their Windows. This theme can make your Windows XP look like Windows Vista.

"VistaVG" is the first Windows Vista look-a-like theme for Windows XP and all other Windows Vista look-like themes available on net are based on it.

Download Link:

You can download the theme using following link:

Download VistaVG Ultimate Theme

PS: You'll find the download link in the right-side section of the above mentioned page.

Download Blue Version of VistaVG Theme

Download Dark Black Version of VistaVG Theme

How to Install and Use:

1. Once you download the file, extract it using WinRAR or 7-Zip. You'll get the main folder.

2. In this folder, you'll get 4 more folders:

  • Bottom Common Tasks (This folder contains "shellstyle.dll" file for showing common tasks at bottom in Windows explorer.)
  • Fonts (This folder contains Segoe UI fonts required for the theme. Copy them to "C:\Windows\Fonts" folder.)
  • Styler Toolbar (This folder contains Style toolbar for explorer. To know more about Styler and how to use it, visit this link.
  • Theme (This folder contains the main theme.)

3. Now download and run theme patcher to allow 3rd party themes using following topic:

How to Install and Use Themes in Windows?

4. Copy all contents in "Theme" folder to "C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\" folder and apply the theme using Desktop Properties.

NOTE: To use "Bottom Common Tasks", you'll need to replace existing shellstyle.dll file present in "C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\VistaVG Ultimate\Shell\NormalColor\" with the one present in "Bottom Common Tasks" folder of downloaded ZIP file.

Facing Problems in Applying Theme?

If you face problems while applying the theme or patching Windows, check following tutorials:

PS: If you want to completely transform your Windows XP into Windows Vista including boot screen, login screen, icons, etc, check out following tutorial:

Transform Windows XP into Windows Vista without using Customization Pack


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