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Windows 7: Themes aren't working?

11 Jan 2012   #1
Jessec

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Themes aren't working?

So someone in my family just got a new computer, and all of the installed themes change the window borders/task bar, but mine doesn't. If I click on any theme other than and Aero theme then it reverts to the classic window border/task bar. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

EDIT: I don't think I was completely clear, it will work on any premade Aero theme, but the "Installed Themes" don't work. The Aero troubleshooter says that the Desktop window manager is not running.


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11 Jan 2012   #2
Jessec

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Still no reply! Help please!
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12 Jan 2012   #3
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

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When you say "Installed Themes" are these third party custom themes?
If so you will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Or
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes
Jerry
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