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Windows 7: Windows 7 Theme

03 Jan 2013   #1
mangoh

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Windows 7 Theme

Hi I'm wondering if anyone could suggest me a Windows 7 theme (plain black if possible) that will work on a computer that doesn't have a graphics card that supports the aero effect.

Cheers.


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03 Jan 2013   #2
mrdemon

Windows 7 Home Pre
 
 

Why Dont you try and mod it yourself. Trial and Error.
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03 Jan 2013   #3
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

I'm not sure what kind of results you're going to get with the graphic card that doesn't support Aero, what happens when you try to used a regular aero theme doesn't turn into Windows classic?

If you want to try something this is my favorite dark theme charleston2378's deviantART gallery it's almost black.

Jerry
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03 Jan 2013   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

thanks for the link jerry, grabbed the tavaris wmp theme
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03 Jan 2013   #5
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
thanks for the link jerry, grabbed the tavaris wmp theme
You're welcome Julian, he does some mighty fine work.
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04 Jan 2013   #6
mangoh

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Well atm I was thinking if I could at least get a theme that looks better than the default "your computer does not support aero look"

XP blue theme was even better than what I have now!
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04 Jan 2013   #7
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

So what happens when you try to use the default Windows 7 Aero theme?

Jerry
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04 Jan 2013   #8
mangoh

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

It shows windows classic i.e. like aero without the glass effect

I can't change the theme colour as I know my graphics card won't support it.

P.S. Although I think the theme is good above could anyone recommend me a theme that just has a black taskbar and the top of the window colour is black as opposed to everything being black.
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04 Jan 2013   #9
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Have you tried to use the Windows Classic Theme and then use Option 2 Steps 7 and 8 of this tutorial Window Color and Appearance - Change to change the color and appearance?

Jerry
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04 Jan 2013   #10
Lee

Win 7 Pro x64, VM Win XP, Win7 Pro Sandbox, Kubuntu 11
 
 

Hello mangoh

Just a little question or two. First what is the make and model of your video card? Second have you run a "Windows Experience Index?"

BTW "Welcome to the Sevens Forums." . . .
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