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Windows 7: The color scheme has been changed to Windows 7 Basic

18 Apr 2009   #1

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The color scheme has been changed to Windows 7 Basic

The color scheme has been changed to Windows 7 Basic - thiss really pi** me off, where i can turn it off?
I mean that automaticaly switching themes.

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18 Apr 2009   #2

 
 

You should just be able to activate another theme. Had you just run any programs when this happened?

I have the same thing happen with WinAVI when converting videos, it changes back once the program has finished the conversion & been closed.
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18 Apr 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Its happening if i run MV2Player. I have "my" theme and do not want to system change it. Where i can turn it off?
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18 Apr 2009   #4

 
 

I think it's due to software incompatability with the Aero effect in Vista & Windows 7, this is why it's changing the theme. Is it the latest version of the software? If it is then there's not a lot that can be done, other than look fo similar programs that are designed for Vista & Se7ev.
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18 Apr 2009   #5

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Yes this is latest version of that software.
Honestly, i don´t care why this is happening, i just want turn it off. It is possible or you just dont know?
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18 Apr 2009   #6

 
 

You would have to check the setting in the software itself, other than that there's no way to change it. Not that I know of, but maybe someone might know
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18 Apr 2009   #7

 

What orbital is saying is that there s no way to turn it off b/c the software that you are using is trying to command direct resources of the WDDM model that is currently being used by the system to display your theme - thus, it will happen every time you use that particular piece of software.

Actually - there is a way to turn it off - but that entails not using Aero at all...then you won't get the message, obviously.

It's the software's fault, not Windows, and until that software is updated, as long as you use Aero you'll get the message and it will switch.

Of course, it can also *sometimes* be dependent upon your GAs, too...since you haven't updated your system specs we can't know if it / they are contributing to the problem or not....
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19 Apr 2009   #8

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
It's the software's fault, not Windows, and until that software is updated, as long as you use Aero you'll get the message and it will switch.

WRONG.
It can´t be software´s fault because MV2Player is was writed before Win XP or simultaneously with Win XP.
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19 Apr 2009   #9

 
 

johngalt is 100% correct.

Was there ever Aero with Windows XP?

No, that's why some software that was designed for XP (and even Vista) will change the theme of Vista & 7. It's not designed to be used with the Aero effect as it doesn't recognise the advanced GUI utilised in it's when it's active.

There may be some software out there (ConvertXtoDVD is just 1) that ignores the operating system GUI you would need to search it out though.
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19 Apr 2009   #10

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
There may be some software out there (ConvertXtoDVD is just 1) that ignores the operating system GUI you would need to search it out though.
How can any software ignore os gui if it don´t know?
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