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Many of you may like the look of Vista, but don’t want to pay for the upgrades to both your hardware and your operating system. In this guide I will show you how to make Windows XP look like Vista. This is a really simple guide.

Transform XP to Vista

This can be done in four simple steps:

1. Download the Vista Inspirat BricoPack:

Download Vista Inspirat BricoPack

Download Vista Inspirat BricoPack

Download Vista Inspirat BricoPack

2. Create a system restore point.

3. Install the vista Inspirat BricoPack.

4. Reboot your computer.



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39 thoughts on “Make Windows XP Look Like Vista”

  1. PinoyLines says:

    Works a treat. Perfect A+++

  2. PinoyLines says:

    Works a treat. Perfect A+++

  3. PinoyLines says:

    Works a treat. Perfect A+++

  4. Melody Baird says:

    Just a warning… my computer is very old and this pack makes it even slower

  5. Melody Baird says:

    Just a warning… my computer is very old and this pack makes it even slower

  6. Melody Baird says:

    Just a warning… my computer is very old and this pack makes it even slower

  7. dadecoders says:

    Some people are waiting for the time to buy a new PC, some are not upgrading because their hardware isn’t up to it, and some well…..just don’t want to. Well there’s nothing wrong with wanting to stick with XP for a while, but maybe you would like to change the “look” of XP to more of a Vista “style”.

    The interest in making Windows XP look like Vista has been going on for a while, but I get asked to this day what are the best ways to change the desktop to look more like Vista. Some want just the visual style changed, and some want the entire look and feel of their desktop changed to reflect Vista…….

    Try Vistamiser Now

  8. dadecoders says:

    Some people are waiting for the time to buy a new PC, some are not upgrading because their hardware isn’t up to it, and some well…..just don’t want to. Well there’s nothing wrong with wanting to stick with XP for a while, but maybe you would like to change the “look” of XP to more of a Vista “style”.

    The interest in making Windows XP look like Vista has been going on for a while, but I get asked to this day what are the best ways to change the desktop to look more like Vista. Some want just the visual style changed, and some want the entire look and feel of their desktop changed to reflect Vista…….

    Try Vistamiser Now

  9. dadecoders says:

    Some people are waiting for the time to buy a new PC, some are not upgrading because their hardware isn’t up to it, and some well…..just don’t want to. Well there’s nothing wrong with wanting to stick with XP for a while, but maybe you would like to change the “look” of XP to more of a Vista “style”.

    The interest in making Windows XP look like Vista has been going on for a while, but I get asked to this day what are the best ways to change the desktop to look more like Vista. Some want just the visual style changed, and some want the entire look and feel of their desktop changed to reflect Vista…….

    Try Vistamiser Now

  10. saleh13 says:

    thanks rich ihave vista but i will try the software

  11. saleh13 says:

    thanks rich ihave vista but i will try the software

  12. saleh13 says:

    thanks rich ihave vista but i will try the software

  13. mike says:

    thanks works like a charm.wanted vista but would have to buy new tv tuner.ihave 3gb processer and two gb’s of ram and doesn’t slow me down.

  14. mike says:

    thanks works like a charm.wanted vista but would have to buy new tv tuner.ihave 3gb processer and two gb’s of ram and doesn’t slow me down.

  15. mike says:

    thanks works like a charm.wanted vista but would have to buy new tv tuner.ihave 3gb processer and two gb’s of ram and doesn’t slow me down.

  16. Iproxp says:

    Thanks for this great article. In addition, the best other guides for Windows XP to Windows Vista and Windows 7 Transformation i’ve ever known on WinMatrix for every Windows XP user (thanks to amirz):

    http://www.winmatrix.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=20480

    and

    http://www.winmatrix.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=21246

    You can find and download many cool stuffs + even some port apps and guides/links there to totally transform and enhance XP like Windows Vista and or Windows 7 for free, in both GUI and feature/function! Just FYI. Thanks.

    Long live XP!

  17. Iproxp says:

    Thanks for this great article. In addition, the best other guides for Windows XP to Windows Vista and Windows 7 Transformation i’ve ever known on WinMatrix for every Windows XP user (thanks to amirz):

    http://www.winmatrix.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=20480

    and

    http://www.winmatrix.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=21246

    You can find and download many cool stuffs + even some port apps and guides/links there to totally transform and enhance XP like Windows Vista and or Windows 7 for free, in both GUI and feature/function! Just FYI. Thanks.

    Long live XP!

  18. Iproxp says:

    Thanks for this great article. In addition, the best other guides for Windows XP to Windows Vista and Windows 7 Transformation i’ve ever known on WinMatrix for every Windows XP user (thanks to amirz):

    http://www.winmatrix.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=20480

    and

    http://www.winmatrix.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=21246

    You can find and download many cool stuffs + even some port apps and guides/links there to totally transform and enhance XP like Windows Vista and or Windows 7 for free, in both GUI and feature/function! Just FYI. Thanks.

    Long live XP!

  19. Angie says:

    Rich, it looks great. I’m just wondering if this works for XP SP3. It lists that it’s compatible with SP1 and SP2.

  20. Angie says:

    Rich, it looks great. I’m just wondering if this works for XP SP3. It lists that it’s compatible with SP1 and SP2.

    1. Rich says:

      Angie – I’m not sure. I’d say you’re in the clear, but I’ve only tested it with SP2

  21. Angie says:

    Rich, it looks great. I’m just wondering if this works for XP SP3. It lists that it’s compatible with SP1 and SP2.

    1. Rich says:

      Angie – I’m not sure. I’d say you’re in the clear, but I’ve only tested it with SP2

  22. Rich says:

    Angie – I’m not sure. I’d say you’re in the clear, but I’ve only tested it with SP2

  23. Angie says:

    Thanks, Rich. I found a forum on the site and there are a couple of patches to install if it doesn’t work right for SP3. So, I may try it!

  24. Angie says:

    Thanks, Rich. I found a forum on the site and there are a couple of patches to install if it doesn’t work right for SP3. So, I may try it!

  25. Angie says:

    Thanks, Rich. I found a forum on the site and there are a couple of patches to install if it doesn’t work right for SP3. So, I may try it!

  26. Mel says:

    Actually I think I prefer my customized XP look…and if I had vista I would probably just customize it to my likes too..

  27. Mel says:

    Actually I think I prefer my customized XP look…and if I had vista I would probably just customize it to my likes too..

  28. Mel says:

    umm…why would you do that?

  29. Mel says:

    umm…why would you do that?

  30. Mel says:

    I think most are just wary of compatibility issues and the price of upgrading. Of course the hardware issue is a big one too..

  31. Mel says:

    I think most are just wary of compatibility issues and the price of upgrading. Of course the hardware issue is a big one too..

  32. Mel says:

    Yes – most “make your computer look kewl” software will slow down your compy – which is why I generally steer clear of them. Its a pity too because some are really quite cool.

  33. Mel says:

    Yes – most “make your computer look kewl” software will slow down your compy – which is why I generally steer clear of them. Its a pity too because some are really quite cool.

  34. Mel says:

    Actually I think I prefer my customized XP look…and if I had vista I would probably just customize it to my likes too..

  35. Mel says:

    umm…why would you do that?

  36. Mel says:

    I think most are just wary of compatibility issues and the price of upgrading. Of course the hardware issue is a big one too..

  37. Mel says:

    Yes – most “make your computer look kewl” software will slow down your compy – which is why I generally steer clear of them. Its a pity too because some are really quite cool.

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