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Windows 7: Theme not Changing?

24 Dec 2010   #1
Sandalllz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Theme not Changing?

Hi, I have downloaded many new windows 7 themes, but my current theme does not change. Only the ones loaded on to the computer work. I've done alot of browsing on this problem an none of the solutions has worked yet. I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit os.


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24 Dec 2010   #2
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sandalllz View Post
Hi, I have downloaded many new windows 7 themes, but my current theme does not change. Only the ones loaded on to the computer work. I've done alot of browsing on this problem an none of the solutions has worked yet. I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit os.
Have you been able to use other themes if not use this Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Is so post a link to the theme & I will try it
Jerry
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24 Dec 2010   #3
Sandalllz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Dark Pearl VS 1.1 by ~MorpheusNS on deviantART

hmmm, this is frustarting the tutorial you provided did not help?
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25 Dec 2010   #4
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sandalllz View Post
Dark Pearl VS 1.1 by ~MorpheusNS on deviantART

hmmm, this is frustarting the tutorial you provided did not help?
I downloaded it & works for me
Did you patch the files with Universal Theme Patcher Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes & can you use other custom themes? If so than uninstall what I told you Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7 & then follow this SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker & then use then use 1 of the 2 ways in the link Universal Theme Patcher or UxStyle
& try the theme again
Jerry
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26 Dec 2010   #5
Sandalllz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I ran the system file checker and it did find corrupted system files. I tried both the Universal Theme patcher and uxstle and rebooted. It still does not work nor can i use other custom themes?
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26 Dec 2010   #6
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sandalllz View Post
I ran the system file checker and it did find corrupted system files. I tried both the Universal Theme patcher and uxstle and rebooted. It still does not work nor can i use other custom themes?
Are you putting the theme in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes?
Do not use both Universal Theme patcher & UxStyle at the same time
Did you turn off User Account Control when you installed Uxstyle & use the right 1 64 bit?
Let me know & we will go from there
Jerry


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26 Dec 2010   #7
Sandalllz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Yes i am placing the themes in C:\Windows\Resources\Themes and I only tried the Uxstyle(64 bit) and patcher one at a time cause the other did not work at first. ???
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26 Dec 2010   #8
Bongo

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Are any of the themes showing up in Personalization?
Jerry
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26 Dec 2010   #9
Sandalllz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Yes they show up but, of course they don't change anything ??
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26 Dec 2010   #10
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Go to C:\Windows\Resources\Themes and double click on a theme file (screenshot)
Jerry


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