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Windows 7: Windows theme going to classic every startup

25 Nov 2011   #1

windows 7 home premium 32bit
Windows theme going to classic every startup

Got a really strange problem here, for some reason everytime windows is started, the theme changes to classic. If i go right click the desktop > personalize then all the themes are grayed out apart from classic. I have to go to services > themes (which is listed as started and automatic) and manually stop and start the theme. Everything then works fine until i restart my computer.

Any ideas?


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25 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Try this, open Services.msc then Themes, click Disabled then stop the process, restart computer.

Then open Services.msc and set to Automatic again.

Then go to Control Panel // Personalization : Click a theme other than Windows Classic (High Contrast), restart your computer again and select a Windows 7 Aero theme.

Let me know.
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25 Nov 2011   #3

windows 7 home premium 32bit

didnt wok :/ however a new message is popping up saying windows failed to start a service everytime i log on. In the event view i get:

event 7006, service control manager

The ScRegSetValueExW call failed for Type with the following error:
Access is denied.

I presume this is the problem ? But how do i fix :s
My System SpecsSystem Spec

25 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Settings, Adjust for Best Performance, try this with Themes on Automatic and Started.

May I ask you Graphic Card driver name?
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