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Windows 7: How to create a custom Aero Theme?

17 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 32bit Home
How to create a custom Aero Theme?

Hi All,

I like the standard Aero Theme's that come with Window7, but I would like to create my own using family photos instead. Is there a work instruction that will show me how this can be done in Windows7?

Also is there a standard resolution, size, width etc.. these photos need to be?


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17 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

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Please have a look at this tutorial.

Desktop Slideshow - Shuffle Images in Multiple Folders
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18 Nov 2011   #3

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

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You will need to explain better what you want to customize like just the desktop or the theme that controls the look of the Start Menu, Windows Explorer, taskbar etc.
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18 Nov 2011   #4

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit

from what i understand is that you want to create a normal theme where you have family photos instead of the default OS ones? if yes,
just copy & paste the specific family pictures you want in your user >my pictures, go to right click personalize & choose picture location to >my pictures. it automatically selects all of them available,but you should just untick the ones you do not want.
hope this helps :)
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