Minimal VS for Windows 8 RTM

A brand new visual style for Windows 8.

Minimal VS for Windows 8 features thin window borders and thin Taskbar. It has white color for windows and grey color for Taskbar. You will need to install UxStyle to use this theme in Windows 8 RTM. The detailed instructions are follows:

  1. Download uxstyle for windows 8 (Recommended)  (or you can patch your system files).
  2. Download "" file from the link below and extract the files to "C:WindowsResourcesThemes"
  3. Select "Minimal" at personalization settings.
  4. Download Tiny Windows Borders and make borders minimal (Recommended).

Download the Minimal VS for Widnows 8 RTM: | Home page


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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

One thought on “Minimal VS for Windows 8 RTM”

  1. thanks,exactly i’m looking for,after 3 hour googling,
    theres any light weight way to make taskbar thin from registry?

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