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Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

How to Apply Custom Themes in Windows 7
Published by sergiogarcia9
10 Oct 2009
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How to Apply Custom Themes in Windows 7

information   Information
This will show you how to apply a custom theme from deviantART as your theme in Windows 7.




Here's How:
1. First you will need to click on the Download button below to download and install either the 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) Universal Theme Patcher (auto installer) below for your 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 7.
32-bit:
download

64-bit:
download
2. When downloaded, unrar the file using winrar, and run the exe.

3. Select your user interface language

4. Click OK

5. The click yes when this box appear.

6. The you need to patch these 3 files (As you see i already have mine patched) Click the patch outside each file, after patching them all reboot.

7. Now you need a custom theme, i will advise you to check these out:
New Orleans Saints by ~sergiogarcia9 on deviantART

Aero Evolution 1.0 by ~sergiogarcia9 on deviantART

Majestic Excellence by ~sergiogarcia9 on deviantART

Midnight by ~MrGRiM01 on deviantART

My DA profile: sergiogarcia9 on deviantART
Mr Grim's DA profile: MrGRiM01 on deviantART

Note   Note
You can also find more themes on Deviantart, but make sure they work with windows 7.

They need to be unzipped first.


8. Now navigate to the Windows folder, find the folder called resources and click on the themes folder. (C:\Windows\Resources\Themes)
These are the files that has to be placed in the folder:


9. Then paste the folder and theme provided, then the theme should appear in your personalization menu

NOTE: In most themes there are only 2 files (a folder and a theme file)

Good luck










10 Oct 2009   #1
moinmoin

Win 7
 
 

If you need more theme, you find a list on Deskmodder.de; Thema anzeigen - Windows 7 Theme Packs /Visual Styles


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10 Oct 2009   #2
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by moinmoin View Post
Thanks for these, they look great
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10 Oct 2009   #3
gforce23

Win7 RTM, XP Pro, Arch Linux, Puppy (Quad boot)
 
 

For those who don't need Aero or are using the basic Windows 7 theme, here's a brilliant collection of 16 themes that will get rid of the boring default color:

Windows 7 Basic - 16 Colors by ~UntitledGame on deviantART
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10 Oct 2009   #4
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by moinmoin View Post
great link...+rep
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10 Oct 2009   #5
sergiogarcia9

 

Please people remember this is not a thread to post themes in. This is a tutorial on how to apply them.
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18 Oct 2009   #6
harpua

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

Where do you get or find the 3 files that have to be added to the Themes directory?
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18 Oct 2009   #7
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by harpua View Post
Where do you get or find the 3 files that have to be added to the Themes directory?
Download a theme and you will see.
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18 Oct 2009   #8
harpua

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

Sorry, I downloaded your red fusion theme and I still don't see.
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18 Oct 2009   #9
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by harpua View Post
Sorry, I downloaded your red fusion theme and I still don't see.
In the Red Fusion theme folder there is a folder called Red Fusion theme. Open that folder, and copy the folder and the themepack file to C:\Windows\Resources\Themes
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