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Windows 7: Theme Resource Changer not working


06 Feb 2014   #1

XP Home, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Theme Resource Changer not working

After installing UxStyle, I installed the 64-bit version of The Theme Resource Changer. When I changed to the sample theme that they provide (Black aero), I got the black theme, but it wasn't using the graphics in the extra folders (explorer.exe, etc.), which is the whole point of the thing. Can someone please help me figure out how to get it to work?

Thanks,
Ellen

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06 Feb 2014   #2

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Try uninstalling it then reboot and reinstall it reboot.

Post screenshot of inside theme folder.

Jerry
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07 Feb 2014   #3

XP Home, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Reinstalling didn't help.

Where exactly inside theme folder do you want a screenshot?
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07 Feb 2014   #4

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A shot of the inside of the theme folder and the 3 folders with arrows pointing at them.

Jerry
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07 Feb 2014   #5

XP Home, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I have to say that I hate that black theme (and all black themes), and it hurts my eyes to look at it. Do you need the screenshots to be with the black aero theme, or can I use my current theme?
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07 Feb 2014   #6

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It's more about the contents of the folder he's looking for, you can use any theme you want.
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07 Feb 2014   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by decibelle View Post
I have to say that I hate that black theme (and all black themes), and it hurts my eyes to look at it. Do you need the screenshots to be with the black aero theme, or can I use my current theme?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
It's more about the contents of the folder he's looking for, you can use any theme you want.
Yes use any theme. Post Screenshot of the inside of the theme you are trying to change.

Jerry
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08 Feb 2014   #8

XP Home, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Is this what you mean?


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Theme Resource Changer not working-2014-02-08-12_21_37-c__windows_resources_themes_black-aero.png   Theme Resource Changer not working-2014-02-08-12_22_50-program-manager.png   Theme Resource Changer not working-2014-02-08-12_23_52-c__windows_resources_themes_black-aero_shell32.dll.png   Theme Resource Changer not working-2014-02-08-12_25_04-c__windows_resources_themes_black-aero_explorerframe.dll.png  
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08 Feb 2014   #9

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Yes, but is that the theme you are trying to use or are you trying a other theme other then that black theme?

It looks like your theme is classic theme is it?

Jerry
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08 Feb 2014   #10

XP Home, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I'm at this particular moment using the classic theme, yes, but what I'm saying is that when I choose the black Aero theme in Personalization, it does indeed use the system's Aero theme in black, but without the special graphics in the three additional folders.
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