Windows 7 solid black taskbar (not transparent)

I've used the classic theme for ages now, in XP, Vista and now in 7. In XP the classic theme had the same features as the XP theme. Now using Windows 7, the classic theme is inconsistent, a mix of XP and 7 stuff, resulting in a bad design. I prefer to use the new themes, except that it's so ugly.

1) I don't want to use transparency.
2) There is no real black theme, and the grey theme has these ugly shades.

So I would like to know if there is a way to get rid of this really ugly greyish theme. Does anyone know where the images for the themes are located, so I can replace them?
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R7AFAuthor Commented:
Thank you. The following link probably explains what I want. I'll try this later.
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