Change textbox properties when upgrading windows application from XP to Windows 7

Software: Visual Studio 2005 databound textboxes.

I have an application with hundreds of textboxes that were created when using Windows XP operating system.
I have to upgrade to Windows 7 but when the application is opened using the Windows 7 OS the text boxes that were created using Fixed 3D properties look very bad - Is there anything I can do to fix this?

I was thinking to change the properties to Fixed Single, but that enables a black border around the textboxes that can't be changed in the properties settings.

Thanks for your help!
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
On the Windows 7 machine, turn off the Aero interface and use the Classic Theme and that may fix the issue for you. It is probably Aero causing the issue.

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Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
I do not deal with the following in my own applications, but it might have an impact on yours.

Look for       Application.EnableVisualStyles() in the code that executes before the first form shows on the screen (usually in the Main method). If you do not find it, try adding it. If you find it, try removing it.

If you do not have a Main method, it might have been set in the project's Properties window, under "Enable application framework" in the Application tab.

It has an impact on how the controls are displayed in different versions of the operating system.
dave_skyAuthor Commented:
Looks like I am going to have to upgrade to a later version of visual studio to do the best job of updating.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.
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