Q: What is the difference between Transformation Pack and UX Pack?
A: Transformation Pack modifies system files and gives you ultimate experience, however UX Pack doesn’t affect system files, support Windows 7 only and gives you limited experience.
Q: Should I uninstall any previous Transformation/UX Pack first?
A: Yes, it’s recommended that you install on restored/unmodified system files.
Q: Will I be able to uninstall the pack from my system, and how?
A: Yes, you should be able to remove it at any time from the same installer you installed the pack from, or from “Add/Remove Programs (XP)” or “Uninstall Programs (7/Vista)”, same as any other installed program in your Windows.
Q: Are there any system requirements for these packs?
• .NET Framework 2.0 – Required for system files transformation (XP/2003 x64 Only).
• .NET Framework 4.0 – Required for Windows 8 Transformation Pack features like User Tile/Metro UI Desktop/Auto-colorization (XP/Vista Only).
• .NET Framework 4.5 – Required for Windows 8 Transformation Pack features like User Tile/Metro UI Desktop/Auto-colorization (Win7 Only).
Q: My homepage is now set to “WindowsXLive.net”, can I change this?
A: Yes, please read here on how you can change any browser’s homepage. And to avoid this in the future you should notice the ‘set default homepage’ checkbox while installing.
Q: I can’t download and getting “403 Permission Denied” error, why?
A: This problem occurs when you’re trying to download directly from a hotlink, so please download only from our pages. It also might occurs if your download manager is not correctly integrated into your browser, you should disable or reintegrate it and try again.
Q: I can’t download and getting “Authentication Required” error, why?
A: This problem occurs when using Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) and it’s trying to download with empty referrer. To fix this problem you need to clear the requested file in DAP’s download list and try again. If you still can’t download then temporary disable DAP and try again.
Q: I can’t open the file after downloading it, why?
A: The file you downloaded is compressed, you must install WinZip, WinRAR or 7-Zip (FREE) or any other similar program of your choice, after that you can extract the installer inside it. Also make sure that you’ve removed the extra _ in the downloaded file name, if it exist.
Q: Using 8TP/8UXP, I’m having problems with Newgen/Metro UI, what should I do?
A: Unfortunately, the included version of Newgen is not up-to-date, however it’s the latest FREE release. So if you’re having a critical bug with Newgen, you can either not use it anymore, or you can buy/get the latest version here.
Q: I find the new LTP system sounds annoying, can I change them?
A: Yes, go to your “Control Panel” > “Sound” > “Sounds” > “Sound Scheme” then choose any other sound theme, then click OK.
Q: Using LTP/LUXP I can’t keep changes to RocketDock after restarting, how to fix this?
A: This is a RocketDock\Settings.ini permission problem with the current release. You can download and run this fix made by Windows X.
Q: I can’t login to my PC after installing LTP/8TP, is there any way to fix this?
A: Something in your system is conflicting with the pack. Try uninstalling it from Safe-Mode by running “uxuninst.exe” in “Program Files\UX Pack\”.
Q: The pack I choose to install messed up my system beyond repair, what should I do now?
A: You’ve been advised in the download page to Create a Restore Point, so when such a rare thing happens, you can easily Restore your System to the pre-installation status. We’re not responsible if you choose not to take such a precaution, please read our Terms of Service page.
Please note that we can’t offer you any help more than what we provided in this help page. So if your question isn’t answered here then please refer to the Transformation/UX Packs creator’s website: Windows X’s Live.