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<Build 7000> Windows 7 Setup in Windows shows badly drawn glow of the close button....

Submitted by Good_Bytes on January 11, 2009 to Aesthetics

If you run Windows 7 setup under another windows (like Windows Vista), when you roll over the close button, making it red, you can see at the glow has an issue.
(see picture)

Look at the bottom there is 2 lines (like so "|") on the side of the button.

Arrange close button red glow

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Not fixed

Discussion (17 comments)

.Chris wrote on January 11, 2009, 7:22am

Its the same glow as elsewhere...

-1

Good_Bytes wrote on January 11, 2009, 7:23am

NOoo, LOOK closely! Look at the bottom there is 2 lines like so "|" on the side. of the button. Get a better monitor Chris!

Good_Bytes wrote on January 11, 2009, 7:24am

Changed problem description.

.Chris wrote on January 11, 2009, 7:25am

I do have a good monitor, i have my macbook......

and now that you mentoned it, I can see it...


+!

Good_Bytes wrote on January 11, 2009, 7:26am

oh ok, sorry.

Arayta wrote on January 11, 2009, 7:27am

it's really not that bad, since it's a really minor glitch in the setup screen (which you look at for like, what, 25 minutes?) and it is before any video drivers are installed.

-1, unless you can explain to me how this is bad.

xombie wrote on January 11, 2009, 7:35am

I think it happens because it's emulating (more like faking) Aero (getting the same setup screen in XP too).

Good_Bytes wrote on January 11, 2009, 7:39am

Its aesthetics... It's that it give a bad first impression.
When i saw this while install windows 7 for the first time I was like "Ohhh maan... that's a bad start...". First impression is always critical to be perfect.
A user in doubt and conservative form moving from XP to Windows 7, will find ANYTHING to say "I hate it". Don't believe me. I have my brother that saw this with me (and he is still on Windows 2000) and he said "ok Microsoft doesn't care about anything, ******* it"

xombie wrote on January 11, 2009, 7:46am

Two words: over reaction

one more: <retracted>

.Chris wrote on January 11, 2009, 7:49am

Why do people keep screaming "beta". The point of this site is point out these problems

billerr wrote on January 11, 2009, 12:06pm

No, it's not because it's beta. the Vista installation also had this issue, if I remember well. And it's not because no drivers are installed, as the setup screen appears the same in the upgrade process, inside of Windows Vista.

Good Bytes is right, they are bitmap-emulatin an aero Window (see, it's not movable, or clickable, it's just a bitmap, with other bitmaps strewn all over it as controls. They should fix the bitmap for the close button.

xombie wrote on January 11, 2009, 12:19pm

I hereby retract my third word :)

Ensign Joe wrote on January 11, 2009, 1:49pm

At the first word I didn't see what you were talking about and i demoted. But then I looked closeley and you're right. Changed my vote to +1 ;)

DeathSeeker wrote on January 11, 2009, 1:57pm

To the 6 people that demoted view this. - http://img73.imageshack.us/img73/9494/exitxp2.png

You may want to change the image to a zoomed in one.

fiji wrote on January 11, 2009, 4:44pm

+1. But I don't really see why this matters. The average user doesn't care about the setup icon!

fiji wrote on January 11, 2009, 4:47pm

Never mind. Just read Good_Bytes previous comment.

3dman wrote on January 12, 2009, 9:32am

I noticed that since Vista beta 2 actually they should fix this silly bug in 7.
+1

tino wrote on January 12, 2009, 11:31pm

+1: But just a simple question: Why does setup has a single window that you can move around and close? Does not make any sense.

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