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Windows 7: Win 7 Standard Account display screen looks like a Win xp screen

03 Sep 2015   #1

Win 7 Pro 64 bit
Win 7 Standard Account display screen looks like a Win xp screen

As an admin using win 7 pro 64 bit, I set up a Standard Account. After the account was successfully set up, the new standard account screen opened and displays what almost looks like a win xp display. Not at all what my win t admin screen looks like. An example; the start button actually is labled Start, and dos not have the Win 7 logo. Clicking on the START button show a generic screen pop up listing the usual Documents, Computer, Control Panel etc, but the display of that pop up is kind of basic, and not at all of the visual sort found on win 7 . Every thing display wise, looks like it is operatng on a win xp screen. Any thoughts? Anybody??

Also, I thought when I set up a Standard Account for myself, all my programs on the Admin account would be transferred too. I even had to set up my email accounts in MS Outlook all over again.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Sep 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

See if Windows Classic theme is turned on. (Desktop - right click - Personalization). Change to an Aero theme if so.
Also check if Best Appearance is selected - Desktop Composition - Enable or Disable
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 Win 7 Standard Account display screen looks like a Win xp screen

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