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Windows 7: Theme - Change or Save

01 Nov 2008   #49
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Theme - Change or Save

How to Change or Save a Windows 7 Theme



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04 Dec 2011   #50
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

@Brink : would it be a problem if i took ownership of the 4 High contrast themes and deleted them? thanks.

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04 Dec 2011   #51
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Koolkat,

It will not be a problem at all. They will just not be available in Personalization to select afterwards.

I would recommend to keep a copy of them saved somewhere as a backup if you like in case you may wish to add any one of them back later.
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04 Dec 2011   #52
koolkat77

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Koolkat,

It will not be a problem at all. They will just not be available in Personalization to select afterwards.

I would recommend to keep a copy of them saved somewhere as a backup if you like in case you may wish to add any one of them back later.
I have never used them in my entire life . So i deleted them without a backup
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04 Dec 2011   #53
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

LOL, I here you. I only played with a bit to see what they were like, but that's about it.
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24 May 2012   #54
Yoyodude1124

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

HI, My comuter wont let me save themes for sharing. i right click on the theme, then click save theme for sharing, then it says "Windows can't fing one of the files in this theme. Do you still want to save the theme?" then i ckicl yes, and it does it again, and again, and again. Is there a fix?
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24 May 2012   #55
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Yoyodude,

See the tutorial below instead to see if it may help. The error indicates that one of the files (ex: sound, wallpaper, screen saver, etc....) could not be found to be included in the .themepack file. You'll need to track down which one it is by seeing which one doesn't work for you, then fix it by setting the correct location of the file.

Theme Pack - Create, Save, Install, and Delete

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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24 Sep 2012   #56
ancient11

Windows 7
 
 

I find it almost impossible to believe that we don't have full control of our desktops in home and starter edition. i think that really sucks! They have a photograph in the Australian edition that I would like on my desktop but since I am using the home edition I guess BiLL Gates don't think I have that right.

However despite bill gates, i have managed by hook and crooke to get my photograph on my desktop, it's just a shame that i had to go through so much time and trouble to do so.
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24 Sep 2012   #57
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Ancient,

The Windows 7 Starter and Home Basic editions are cheaper since they do not have as many features included. That's the trade off for getting a lower purchase price versus the other editions. You get what you pay for.

If you have not already, the tutorial below can give you a nice permanent option to allow you to easily change your desktop background as you like.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...7-starter.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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