Last week, we shared a very beautiful and working Windows 8 transformation pack for Windows 7 and now we’re here with one for the good old Windows XP. Many PC users worldwide, are still stuck with the Windows XP operating system, it is one of the most widely used operating systems in the world. However, the OS is old and it is time to move to something better, faster and present.
Microsoft has already released a developer preview for their next major operating system, Windows 8 and it is beautiful thanks to the new Metro UI based Start Screen. Navigation has become easy and so has the compatibility across various devices such as tablets and other touch based gadgets. Now, if you’re one of those who cannot upgrade to Windows 7 or if your PC is not compatible to run Windows 8 developer preview and are stuck on Windows XP, then here’s a solution for you.
The Windows 8 transformation pack for XP called 8 Skin Pack for XP will take care of all your needs and make your dying old operating system look like the spanking new one. This theme pack brings almost all the looks of Windows 8 to Windows XP, including the Metro UI Start screen, Icons, new Windows Explorer, buttons and more.
It’s easy to install and works both on 32bit and 64bit versions of Windows XP. The installer modifies system files, hence it is advisable to create a system restore point before you install this on your PC. It also provides an option to take a backup of all the important files that will be modified, so, you actually have nothing to worry about.