Google Chrome Cool Black Skin



We love Google Chrome. But quite frankly, the blue theme sucks on my black theme. If you’ve seen the screenshots of Google Chrome on XP vs Vista, you’ve probably noticed that the interface looks completely different. If you want to make your XP version use a slick black theme or any other theme given below, you can do so with a custom hack.


To install these themes, download your the zip file from the link at last of this post then uncompressed it and copy the default.dll file(found in zip) and replace the once found in:
  • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\User\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application.2.149.27\Themes\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\0.2.149.27\Themes\
Note: Don’t forget to make backup of default theme file before replacing with new one.

Removing the Theme :

Simply delete the new default.dll file and rename the copy back to the original defualt.dll name. That’s all there is to it. You should note that these themes will have to be re-patched every time a new version of Google Chrome is released, which could be quite often.




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12 comments:

  1. Well done, the if it's one thing this browser does the best is maximize utility while looking sleek and minimal. I like your skin, but it requires a top bar?

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  2. Thanks it worked!

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  3. Hey Dude ! Skin looks awesome tried to replace it with the original file but now the tool bar is all orange and without any tabs !!! Any feedback? Using Vista btw

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  4. Bro, this theme version works well for 0.2.149.27 and not the later versions. :) Check your version :)

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  5. i use version 2... and it doesnt work!The stupid theme just changes the top bar to a red colour and removes all icons at the top!!!

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  6. Hey, I'm Sandra BurtHam the second (II) This theme absolutely goes with my alienware laptop. Gorgeous darling. Proud to be using Google Chrome. Keep up the good work.

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  7. Hey mate, i downloaded ''he link at last of this post'' yes, but i'm not sure what to do now :S please help as i really want this skin it looks real cool

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  8. its mostly because i dont have the aplication .2.149.27 on my folder so it doesnt work :(

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  9. Hey i need Htc touch skins for my phone so that it looks beautiful and smart! can you please give me the site name that provides cheap and beautiful skins for my phone! I know one http://www.decalskin.com/ and this site is really good in service and also this site have cheap and beautiful skins! You can get htc hero skin from the given site!

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  10. Hey, I'm Sandra BurtHam the second (II) This theme absolutely goes with my alienware laptop. Gorgeous darling. Proud to be using Google Chrome. Keep up the good work.

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