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8 Skin Pack is a customization package that enables you to choose the elements you want to change about the way Windows works.
Tweaks during the installation process
Despite the nice features this app brings, you should pay attention when installing it instead of just pressing the “Next” button until the end. The software offers to change the homepage for your web browser, the default search engine and install a toolbar.
Changes that you can apply to your system
So, you can swap to the new login and start screen, add new widgets to your desktop, freshen up your boot screen, opt for a new start button and menu, display new wallpapers and change the overall style of your operating system.
Check out the new user interface
The biggest visual change for the new Windows 8 is the user interface. Created with tablet computers in mind, this tile layout enables all users to access various apps and main spots on the computer, such as the hard disks, the games section, Control Panel or the Microsoft store and the desktop.
In addition, you can also view information like the date and time, as well as real-time details about your computer’s performance (processor and memory usage).
Work with charm bars, tiles and other Windows 8 elements
After installing this app your computer should resemble the original Windows 8 and includes specific elements, such as charms bar, tile user interface and all other visual features. It also introduces a "start button" in order to provide the functionality of the launcher in Windows 7.
All in all, 8 Skin Pack is a nice alternative to installing the real Windows 8, modifying your system only on the surface.
8 Skin Pack was reviewed by Gabriela Vatu, last updated on July 25th, 2014
Runs on: Windows XP / 7 / 7 64 bit