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toman

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No skins possible?
« on: August 15, 2003, 04:33:34 PM »
Hi.
Is it possible to run Avast4 home without skins?
If not, are there any skins that emulate the default Windows (98) interface, or at least is very light-weight?

Offline igor

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Re:No skins possible?
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2003, 04:42:48 PM »
No, it's not possible to run the Simple User Interface without any skin.
There is a low-res skin, that's used automatically for low monitor resolutions (or more likely for low number of colors (16), I'm not sure) - e.g. when Windows are running in Safe mode.

If you want to use it even for ordinary color resolutions, you can enable it - go to the avast4\Data\Skin folder, find the "low res.asws" file and rename it to anything else (e.g. "verysimple.asws"). Now, you will see the skin in the ordinary "Skin selection" dialog and you will be able to use it as any other skin.

But I warn you - it's really not a nice skin  8)

« Last Edit: August 15, 2003, 04:43:23 PM by igor »

toman

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Re:No skins possible?
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2003, 05:16:15 PM »
I see. Too bad it isn't possible, cause Avast4 home is such a nice solution for my PII300. It's skin is what is dragging the performance down.

Anyway, I think the low res skin looked a bit cool: plain and simple. It even blends with my current color-scheme :)
BTW, Is it difficult to modify and/or create skins for avast4?