[ros-dev] Non-working uxtheme.dll

Derek Hinchliffe dhinchliffe at mpl.com.au
Wed Sep 14 03:23:21 CEST 2005

According to Wine Weekly and the latest CVS drop notes there has been a
fair bit of development on uxtheme in the WineHQ tree in the last month or
so.  I'd assume these changes haven't been merged into the reactos uxtheme
yet, so it is probably still bare bones.


> Here is the info that i know(think?):
> Thomas ported/imported uxtheme.dll from Wine.  So it is as complete as
> their is.  It doesnt do much, if anything AFAIK.  It functionailty in
> ROS is disabled.  Thomas is on vacation(?) right now and will be back in
> 2 weeks.
> Brandon
> Mike Swanson wrote:
>>I'm sorry if this would a wrong place to post this, but since I'm
>>trying the ReactOS uxtheme.dll, I figured this would be fine.
>>I've compiled today's SVN, and I noticed that ReactOS had a
>>uxtheme.dll (didn't know that before :P). Well, as a try, I went and
>>put it on a Windows XP Professional machine (no service pack, and the
>>Microsoft uxtheme.dll is un-patched). When I rebooted with the ReactOS
>>DLL, Windows XP freezes at the welcome screen, the start up sound
>>doesn't even play.
>>So I'm wondering if uxtheme.dll isn't complete yet or if it's already
>>known to have problems.
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