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Windows 7: Cannot Change themes in window 7 professional


28 May 2012   #1

windows 7 professional 32bit
 
 
Cannot Change themes in window 7 professional

I am having trouble trying to change the windows theme, or even the wallpaper for that matter, in my personalization screen. The themes are all in gray! I have checked the group policies in the user configuration and they are listed as not configured and disabled. Please help me figure out a way to fix this? I am the system administrator! Thanks


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28 May 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Start off with SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker restart and post back.
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28 May 2012   #3

windows 7 professional 32bit
 
 

did the scan and said that windows resource protection ddid not find andy integrity problems
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28 May 2012   #4
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello DWC, and welcome to Seven Forums.


In addition to the Group Policy setting, also double check using the registry settings in the tutorials below to make sure that they are enabled. Hope this helps,
Shawn
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28 May 2012   #5

windows 7 professional 32bit
 
 

@ Shawn, I did all that before posting here. But thanks anyway!
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28 May 2012   #6

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Have you made changes to your computer recently? Try a: System Restore

Also post a screen shot: Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
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28 May 2012   #7

windows 7 professional 32bit
 
 

Crap Kat! I knew you were going to say that! lol
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28 May 2012   #8

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dwc143 View Post
Crap Kat! I knew you were going to say that! lol
So, did you or did you not make any changes to your computer?
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28 May 2012   #9

Windows 8 64 bit PRO
 
 

How long has this behavoir been accuring, any new software that was recently installed?
If you go online and try and set a picture as your background what happens?
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28 May 2012   #10

windows 7 professional 32bit
 
 

@ kat, no i havent done anything with the system. But I have a co-worker that may have F'ed with it! but the restore did not work.
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