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Windows 7: how can i change the theme of windows explorer

01 Mar 2012   #11
Bongo

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You would need a custom theme like this Dark7 Ultimate Theme for Windows 7 x64 & x86 Final!! and you will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes
Jerry
Im going with the "enabling custom themes" the only thing is, is that it seems pretty old 2009....
It OK I am using it right now.


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have a look on deviant art for dark themes

Browsing deviantART
Well the thing is ive pretty much customized my entire computer completely, mouse, icons, start button, more and with these themes they customize everything that i already did such as the icons. All i want is to be able to customize just windows explorer BG.
If you do not change system files your icons will be OK, post a link before you install any themes and I will tell you if it's OK.

If you are using the default aero theme I can change that windows explorer background for you, using Windows Style Builder and post it here in a zip folder. All I need is a color ( RBG would be great) and a name to call the custom theme.
If you are using a custom theme you will need to ask the theme maker. It's not cool to change someone else work.
Let me know
Jerry


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01 Mar 2012   #12
Bongo

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That theme is OK
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how can i change the theme of windows explorer-aquav2.png
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how can i change the theme of windows explorer-2.png
Put all 3 ( 1 theme folder and 2 .theme files) in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes
how can i change the theme of windows explorer-3.png
Jerry


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02 Mar 2012   #13
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

good choice of theme, the bull was one of the original GFX team members here on sevenforums and has his own customs forum now
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