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Windows 7: Wanting more "Classic" themes

16 Jun 2010   #1
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 
Wanting more "Classic" themes

Okay, quick question here, and I'm willing to bet someone's able to help.

I'm using the "Classic Windows Theme" in the theme list, and there's not much to choose from. I was a huge fan of Windows XP due to the theme options in the system. Is there a website I can download free Classic Windows Themes that have different colors and such like it did in Windows XP in it's list?


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16 Jun 2010   #2
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Richardc269 View Post
Okay, quick question here, and I'm willing to bet someone's able to help.

I'm using the "Classic Windows Theme" in the theme list, and there's not much to choose from. I was a huge fan of Windows XP due to the theme options in the system. Is there a website I can download free Classic Windows Themes that have different colors and such like it did in Windows XP in it's list?
You can come and look [here]!
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16 Jun 2010   #3
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

Won't let me register there for some reason. Keeps telling me that my passwords don't match (even if I fill out all 3 fields with the same password). Might be bugged for all I know.
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16 Jun 2010   #4
dunfiddlin

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Richardc269 View Post
Okay, quick question here, and I'm willing to bet someone's able to help.

I'm using the "Classic Windows Theme" in the theme list, and there's not much to choose from. I was a huge fan of Windows XP due to the theme options in the system. Is there a website I can download free Classic Windows Themes that have different colors and such like it did in Windows XP in it's list?
Let's see if I got this straight. You want to keep the Classic theme with regard to layout and just change the colours or something a bit more complicated than that?
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16 Jun 2010   #5
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

Anything with the Windows classic theme.
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16 Jun 2010   #6
dunfiddlin

 

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Won't let me register there for some reason. Keeps telling me that my passwords don't match (even if I fill out all 3 fields with the same password). Might be bugged for all I know.
Completely cracked, I'd say! If I try to register it tells me that my email address is already registered but if I ask for a password reminder it tells me that it doesn't recognise the address! I've emailed the admin but I won't be holding my breath for an answer!
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16 Jun 2010   #7
dunfiddlin

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Richardc269 View Post
Anything with the Windows classic theme.
Gotcha. I'll have a delve.
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16 Jun 2010   #8
dunfiddlin

 

So initial research doesn't look good. It appears that the W7 classic theme doesn't respond to visual styles and doesn't have a style file of its own to mess about with either. So I'm afraid it's looking like the only changes possible are those available through the Personalization panel, which is not a lot! I'll keep an eye out for any information to the contrary but I don't hold out much hope.
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16 Jun 2010   #9
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dunfiddlin View Post
So initial research doesn't look good. It appears that the W7 classic theme doesn't respond to visual styles and doesn't have a style file of its own to mess about with either. So I'm afraid it's looking like the only changes possible are those available through the Personalization panel, which is not a lot! I'll keep an eye out for any information to the contrary but I don't hold out much hope.
Alright. Thanks. I wasn't really expecting much out of it anyway. Figured I'd ask. How about regular Windows 7 themes then? Know any sites I can grab some really good ones for free?
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