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Windows 7: Theme problems

18 Sep 2011   #1
computermann

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
Theme problems

Before today I have installed many themes on to my computer, but after trying to change today I was set back to the automatic Windows 7 theme. Every theme I try has reverted me back to this. I've tried restoring all my patched files and re-patching, I've restarted multiple times, looked for possible causes in regedit, stopped and restarted the themes service and deleted every theme and redownloaded, nothing is working. Please help


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18 Sep 2011   #2
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

you should probably give this a shot.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
with a large number of custom themes having been installed it's entirely possible a system file has gone fruity.
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19 Sep 2011   #3
computermann

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I just scanned everything, rebooted, repatched and rebooted again. Still not working Any other ideas guys?
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19 Sep 2011   #4
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

perform following:
Update your SevenForums System Specs
User CP (3rd item in the top menu bar) |
Your Profile | Edit System Spec
(left-hand column)

To gather info, use SIW or Speccy or System Info

Add the word laptop or desktop or netbook to the
“system manufacturer” block, for example,
Toshiba Satellite L305D notebook.

Provide full windows version info, for example:
MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Use the “Other Info” block for Optical Reader,
Mouse, touchpad, wifi adapter, speakers, monitor, etc

Scroll down and click on the SAVE CHANGES button
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19 Sep 2011   #5
computermann

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Done that.
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19 Sep 2011   #6
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computermann View Post
I've tried restoring all my patched files and re-patching, Explain "repaching" I've restarted multiple times, looked for possible causes in regedit don't touch the registry. , stopped and restarted the themes service don't touch the themes service and deleted every theme and redownloaded, nothing is working. Please help
awaiting the explanation and thanks for filling you the specs.
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20 Sep 2011   #7
computermann

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

By re-patching I mean I started Universal Theme Patcher again and used it to patch the files to allow custom themes.
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20 Sep 2011   #8
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computermann View Post
By re-patching I mean I started Universal Theme Patcher again and used it to patch the files to allow custom themes.
And the "Universal Theme Patcher" is the source of your problem!

I very strongly recommend that if you want to customize themes that you read the tutorials present in this forum on theme customization. There are several.
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