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Windows 7: Control panel,Mycomputer folder etc not working properly

30 Jul 2016   #1
krishn3

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Control panel,Mycomputer folder etc not working properly

hello guys,

Yesterday i changed the theme of my windows 7 ultimate 32 bit but after that control panel,my computer folder, recycle bin folder and many other applications doesn't open properly.They are showing some block design structure, I'm attaching a pic of the problem below, plz help me sort this out:




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30 Jul 2016   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

first option
System restore prior to the change, and dont re-install that prog.

Roy
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31 Jul 2016   #3
krishn3

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
first option
System restore prior to the change, and dont re-install that prog.

Roy
But Control panel doesn't open!
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31 Jul 2016   #4
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Click your start orb and type system restore into the search box and access it from there.
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02 Aug 2016   #5
krishn3

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Will System Restore delete my current data i.e do i have to backup my data?
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02 Aug 2016   #6
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Krishn3,
Backing up data is the smart thing to do, ALL the time.

Regarding the loss of data it depends on when you last created a restore point, the older the date the more info lost.

Roy
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03 Aug 2016   #7
krishn3

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Problem Solved:)

Yesterday i was experimenting with some solutions and finally one solution worked for my windows explorer weird block image problem.

@ first thought of doing system restore as suggested by seven guru's but decided to give a shot to changing the current theme.

As i could not open control panel,i had to do this with cmd with admin rights.
Using the rundll32 command i was able to change my theme and solve my problem too(A huge relief!)

I used the following command syntax:
C:\Windows\System32> rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL %SystemRoot%\system32\desk.cpl desk,@Themes /Action:OpenTheme /file:"C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\nature.theme

From what i understood the problem i faced was due to some corruption of custom theme.well ALL's well that end's well
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Aug 2016   #8
krishn3

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Yesterday i was experimenting with some solutions and finally one solution worked for my windows explorer weird block image problem.

@ first thought of doing system restore as suggested by seven guru's but decided to give a shot to changing the current theme.

As i could not open control panel,i had to do this with cmd with admin rights.
Using the rundll32 command i was able to change my theme and solve my problem too(A huge relief!)

I used the following command syntax:
C:\Windows\System32> rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL %SystemRoot%\system32\desk.cpl desk,@Themes /Action:OpenTheme /file:"C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\nature.theme

From what i understood the problem i faced was due to some corruption of custom theme.well ALL's well that end's well
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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