**This was originally posted on the r/Stardock subreddit, just reposting here to see if I can get a response.**
I've been going through the process of trying to make my Windows 11 laptop look like Windows XP for aesthetic purposes. As such, I installed RetroBar, Open Shell, WindowBlinds 11, and SoundPackager. So far, everything I've installed has been working as intended, except for WindowBlinds 11.
As of writing this post, my windows look like this.
From the get-go, I've noticed that every other program I have works perfectly fine with WindowBlinds 11 except for most system programs. For example, the window font doesn't render correctly in Microsoft Paint.
Additionally, the Windows Explorer did not work at all before taking this screenshot—and apparently, I'm not the only one with this issue. The only reason why it's showing my File Explorer in the screenshot is because I installed ExplorerPatcher (recommended on the Stardock forums) and that somehow made it work, just without the window style. Another issue I found alongside this is even after I installed EP, the Control Panel doesn't show anything at all, and I can't even close the window.
Control Panel (with WindowBlinds 11 "Luna" theme applied)
The only fix I have is to return to the default style and restart my Windows Explorer. I'm not sure if I had set something up incorrectly in the midst of installing all of these individual programs, or if there's something I'm missing. I'm just unsure of what to do from here to get it to work as intended, so any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated.
System Information, if necessary