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Windows 7: Big problem after trying to Install themes

15 Sep 2011   #1
silvercats

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Big problem after trying to Install themes

I patched DLLs using universal theme patcher and installed the latest version of Vista glass.Then downloaded a theme and choose it.After than I got a classic like theme and Can't change the theme.Theme selecting area is empty.Help!!!!!!

here is the screen shot

http://oi54.tinypic.com/2lvz1co.jpg


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15 Sep 2011   #2
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silvercats View Post
I patched DLLs using universal theme patcher and installed the latest version of Vista glass.Then downloaded a theme and choose it.After than I got a classic like theme and Can't change the theme.Theme selecting area is empty.Help!!!!!!

here is the screen shot

http://oi54.tinypic.com/2lvz1co.jpg
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You should not be using both universal theme patcher and Vista glass I would recommend uninstalling Vista glass and see if that helps.
If that does not help try option two in this tutorial SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker it will try to repair the system files It will remove what you have done with universal theme patcher and any .dll you may have changed then you will have to patch the files again.
I would recommend using one of these two tutorials to enable custom themes the first link is a program that works without changing system files.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

Let us know if it helped.
Jerry
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15 Sep 2011   #3
silvercats

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks.
I already had vista glass.After patching the DLLs ,I installed the theme but those themes looked very basic(without any 3D look,just flat)after applying.So I updated Vista glass.And i did mess with the uxstyle theme patcher too.After all I realized that this had happened.

oh and ,I tried uxstyle first but it didn't give me that new process.That is why i messed with vista glass and the other one.

I will do a system restore.Restoring DLLs and uninstalling glass didn't work

Can anyone tell me Why didn't I get the expected look from the theme?After onstalling the theme ,All became black as it supposed but as a classical black on as you can see in above pic.Any idea why my themes didn't work like they supposed to?
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15 Sep 2011   #4
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Did you run the scan SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker ?
Post a link to the theme you are using and I will look at it.
Jerry
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15 Sep 2011   #5
silvercats

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

yea I did that before.It stopped at 6%.Didn't work.

these are the instructions I followed.I did them both at once.1st uxstyler,it didn't work.Then patched it using universal theme patcher.But that only gave me that flat classical look after installing few themes even though patcher worked.So I messed with vista glass update too.Finally I got into this 'even unable to change the theme crisis'.I couldn't go to 'window color'par too.Had no option but to restore.I want these themes to work well :/

these are the links to those themes.
Concave 7 by *MrGRiM01 on deviantART

and this
http://lefty-1981.deviantart.com/art...heme-194225187

Those are suppose to give that looks to the task bar ,start menu and others.But what I got was that just black flat thing.
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15 Sep 2011   #6
silvercats

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That error is "Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation." .I still get that
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15 Sep 2011   #7
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

If the scan did not complete you have more problems than just your theme working. I downloaded the Mr. Grimm theme and it works fine The second link did not go anywhere. With all the different ways you try to enable custom themes is probably part of the problem with the theme.
After you do a system restore see if you can run the scan.
Jerry
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15 Sep 2011   #8
silvercats

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Because I had no option ,I did a system restore.Still it stops at 6%.I couldn't install some more themes like that.(can install but not the 3D look it supposed to give).
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16 Sep 2011   #9
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Does the default Aero theme work? Go to C:\Windows\Resources\Themes and double-click on aero.theme file is see if you can get the default aero to work.
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Also try
Click on the Start Button type in Services In the search box and then click on Services
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Scroll down until you see Desktop Windows Manager Sessions Manager select it and click on the Stop text and let it stop after that click on Start text and see if that works. Your screen may blink when you do this.
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If you have Unsigned Theme there do the same thing to it.
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Jerry


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16 Sep 2011   #10
silvercats

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

yes aero theme works.And session manager service start stop didn't work.
normal theme looks ok



What is wrong with my pc?


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