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Windows 7: Themes

23 Jun 2010   #1

Windows XP
 
 
Themes

Hello, I recently made a mistake and did a complete HP system restore on my computer and now alot of stuff that was there is missing.

All the usal themes I had on there when you click on "properties" then "Desktop" and there used to be all those theme choices for my desktop like "High Contrast White" and "Lilac" and all the rest of it, none of its there anymore.

How do I get those back?


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23 Jun 2010   #2

Vista 64 Ultimate, Windows 7 64 Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

By complete system restore do you mean you did an installation of Windows 7 or went back and restored your PC to a previous time? If you did a complete install and the themes were on the PC when you received it HP may have loaded a Themes package and you probably have them on a CD/DVD, if not you might want to check their support website for your model and download what is missing. If these are things you downloaded and installed yourself you'll need to find, and reapply, them again.
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23 Jun 2010   #3

Windows XP
 
 

It did the thing where there was a complete windows reinstall. But someone added Explorer 8 on here now and I havent a clue about any of it. I just keep being sent around in circles and so I thought hopefully someone could just be able to help me here on this forum.

I do have these bunch of HP CDs here but it doesnt say whats on any of them at all.
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23 Jun 2010   #4

Vista 64 Ultimate, Windows 7 64 Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

Ok, please fill out the system specs so we can look at what HP model you have and try to make this easier for you. In the mean time here is the link to download IE8 Windows: Downloads

and on the chance your Theme can be found in this group here is a link to MS Themes for Windows 7 Windows 7 Themes
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23 Jun 2010   #5

Windows XP
 
 

OKay Im completely clueless about computers, but heres whats on my thing here:

OS Name: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version: 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
System Manufacturer: Hp Pavilion 061
System Model: DM168A-ABA-A32ON
System Type: X86-based PC
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 3.16, 10/15/2003
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
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23 Jun 2010   #6

Vista 64 Ultimate, Windows 7 64 Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

Sorry Pavillion 061 doesn't come up on the HP site. You should get some of what you need by the links I posted.
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