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Convert your Windows 7 UI to Metro UI with Windows Phone Mango Skin Pack

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Convert your Windows 7 UI to Metro UI with Windows Phone Mango Skin Pack

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Anxious to get the Windows 8 Metro experience on your Windows 7 OS?  Well take a look at this skinning pack:

What is Metro UI ?

Wikipedia states that “Metro is an internal code name for a typography-based design language created by Microsoft, originally for use in Windows Phone 7.


Here’s a Windows Phone Mango Skin Pack from the Devian Art user hameddanger.

Convert your Windows 7 UI to Metro UI with Windows Phone Mango Skin Pack

You can convert your Windows 7 UI to Metro UI with Windows Phone Mango Skin Pack

The installation is simple and the download is available in 2 formats.

  • Click Once setup
  • Offline installer

The Windows Phone Mango Skin Pack is from the same team which had built a collection of Skin packs for Windows 7 (http://www.skinpacks.com/) .

How to Convert your Windows 7 UI to Metro UI with Windows Phone Mango Skin Pack

Just download the setup file of Windows Phone Mango Skin Pack from the below links, install it and restart the PC to make your PC look like a Windows Phone.

Take a back up of your PC so that you can restore back on issues.

You can download Windows Phone Mango Skin Pack for Windows 7 here


Source: http://www.ginktage.com/2011/11/convert-your-windows-7-ui-to-metro-ui-with-windows-phone-mango-skin-pack/

 

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