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Windows 7: MS now offers Personalization Gallery for Windows 7


13 Nov 2009   #1

Windows® 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
MS now offers Personalization Gallery for Windows 7

One example is downloading & adding in all of the Global themes that we have already done here on Seven Forums...but for those that don't want to dig into the system's files you can now download & install them!

Download fun extras to give your PC a personal touch
Personalization Gallery - Windows themes, backgrounds and gadgets - Microsoft Windows

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13 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Your a bit late with that news. This was launched on the same day as Windows 7.
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13 Nov 2009   #3

Windows® 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
Your a bit late with that news. This was launched on the same day as Windows 7.
Sorry about that guys, I haven't been around much lately...
I guess I should have looked more closely into the forum topics before posting this.
I've been busy doing a clean install of my OEM copies of W7U ($174 on the Egg) & installing all my programs.

I guess this is a post for those like me that hadn't seen this until now.
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13 Nov 2009   #4

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

Im glad you posted it , It completely passed under my radar

one question i show do you delete a theme if you no longer want it ?
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13 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

In personalization - Right Click - Delete - Done
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13 Nov 2009   #6
24c

Win7 x64 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
In personalization - Right Click - Delete - Done
Where is "personalization", right click on desktop?
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13 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

Sorry Yes it's under the right click on the desktop but I've just noticed that this will only allow you to remove any themes you have added yourself

If you want to delete the built in themes I think that would involve manually removing the Theme Folders from the system folders
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13 Nov 2009   #8
24c

Win7 x64 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
Sorry Yes it's under the right click on the desktop but I've just noticed that this will only allow you to remove any themes you have added yourself

If you want to delete the built in themes I think that would involve manually removing the Theme Folders from the system folders
Thanks, when I couldn't delete them, I thought some of the magic brownies I ate in the late 60s or early 70s had come back to haunt me.

Maybe I'll just leave well enough alone for now........
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14 Nov 2009   #9

Windows® 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 24c View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
Sorry Yes it's under the right click on the desktop but I've just noticed that this will only allow you to remove any themes you have added yourself

If you want to delete the built in themes I think that would involve manually removing the Theme Folders from the system folders
Thanks, when I couldn't delete them, I thought some of the magic brownies I ate in the late 60s or early 70s had come back to haunt me.

Maybe I'll just leave well enough alone for now........
If you want to remove a theme manually, this is how you do it...
I'll see if I can make this as simple as possible...

1. In search type Folder Options & hit enter, then click the view tab in the window that comes up.
Uncheck the box that says hide protected operating system files.
(A warning will come up to ask if you really want to do this click yes & then click Apply)

2. Open the Windows folder & then open the Globalization folder
Next open the MCT folder & this is where all the themes are.

3. Delete the one you don't want & then re-hide the protected operating system folders again & you are done!
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14 Nov 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

Thread moved from News to customisation
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