About 3 years ago, I published my first skin on DeviantArt. It's 'Colorful' (fav.me/d2ng3qq), a WindowsBlind 7 skin.
In just the next year, I released 6 visual styles for Windows 7. One of them got DD and all of them were viewed about 900,000 times, added to nearly 4,000 deviant's favourites or collections and over 300,000 downloads were made. What a crazy year! And at the end of these young days, two year ago, I released 'CatDo', or you may call 'the Red Sand' (fav.me/d46qb4a). It's a nice one. Really. It even makes me so much excited that I promised 'There will be CatDo 2'. Something even much better than 'CatDo'.
Then, two years passed. Nothing out but screenshots and concepts. I was failed. I didn't know how hard these two year was. The last year of high school and the first year in university. There are so much things happen. Study and work. I dont do customization anymore. I still remembered the promise but I almost thought that it was just some momentary words. I got no time. No plan for 'CatDo 2' at all.
But what? People still remind me. Via comments and notes, they still ask about 'CatDo 2'. They all ask when do I release it, do I have a plan for it. They said they're waiting, they love 'CatDo'. Some of them even offer me if I need any help. Yes, until recent days. Thank you, guys.
That's why I'm here again. I came back to the customization world for the last time, to keep my two-yea- ago promise. Here you are, not a screenshot or concept any more, but the real CatDo 2 theme for download. It comes with my special gift: all the tricks to turn your desktop into something new, extraordinary. Something impressive you and your friends. Something completely changes the way you think about Windows.
This theme is fantastic, well done ~ got one problem, could you tell me how to hide the folderband? in your shots, it's hidden. I tried to hack the shellstyle.dll file which i ever did on win7, but it didn't work. please help me...
the command bar atop windows? yeah, i tried to remove it, but the problem was that even with it removed there was still a shadow outline of where it had been from explorer. with it enabled i was able to remove the shadows and just have that bit but otherwise it wasnt possible to have no shadow outline and also no command bar.