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Windows 7: Theme Problem


26 May 2013   #1

Win7 Pro SP1 64
 
 
Theme Problem





I am having a problem with my Theme personalization. The first image is my current option which lacks the installed theme section. The second image is how it is supposed to be. If I install a 3rd party theme it will go on top of "My Themes" This worked properly at one time and I do not know how to fix it.

I have all of the required tools installed such as Theme Research Changer, Uxtheme, and everything is patched. Any help would be appreciated.

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26 May 2013   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Gary post a screenshot of C:\Windows\Resources\Themes so I can see all folders and files.

Jerry
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26 May 2013   #3

Win7 Pro SP1 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Gary post a screenshot of C:\Windows\Resources\Themes so I can see all folders and files.

Jerry
Here ya go:



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26 May 2013   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

You don't have any custom themes in there Gary.
That's why there not showing up.

Jerry
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26 May 2013   #5

Win7 Pro SP1 64
 
 

If I put one in there it will go on top of the "My themes" section and not in the installed themes section where it belongs.
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26 May 2013   #6

Win7 Pro SP1 64
 
 

I will install one to show you
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26 May 2013   #7

Win7 Pro SP1 64
 
 



There ya go??
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26 May 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

I believe if you use one of the themes it goes into My Themes but I may be wrong .
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26 May 2013   #9

Win7 Pro SP1 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
I believe if you use one of the themes it goes into My Themes but I may be wrong .
It is not supposed to see below:

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26 May 2013   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

From the link below

Quote:
In Personalization in Control Panel, there are four types of themes.

My Themes. Themes that you've customized, saved, or downloaded. Any time you make changes to a theme, the new settings appear here as an unsaved theme.

Aero Themes. Windows themes you can use to personalize your computer. All of the Aero themes include Aero glass effects, and many of them include a desktop background slide show. For more information about Aero, see What is the Aero desktop experience?

Installed Themes. Themes that were created by your computer manufacturer or other non-Microsoft providers.

Basic and High Contrast Themes. Themes that are designed to help improve your computer's performance or make items on your screen easier to see. The Basic and High Contrast themes don't include Aero glass effects.
Source : Using themes
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