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Windows 7: 'Please Wait' time period during theme change

27 Oct 2012   #11
Frank Reginare

win7 pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
That is unusual, it seems to be hanging on something. I would 1st try a clean start to see if something is interfering. Safe mode will not help in this instance, and a clean start is the best way to disable things that may be conflicting.

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Are you changing only windows own themes, or do you have 3rd party themes? How did you patch your system if using 3rd party? And is the delay the same chaning to windows own themes, or the classic theme if using 3rd party as well?

A Guy

Hi 'A Guy',

I'm using a new Computer and a new Windows 7 installation. However, I installed UxStyle Core for third party themes - but I also had the long waiting periods before that installation. So I doubt it's related to the long waiting time.

The only clue I have is from Windows XP. I also had to wait for about 10 seconds during a theme change - until I bought a new Graphics card. After installing that card, I was able to switch themes instantly. So my guess is that it's a hardware driver related issue... [And I'm running the latest available drivers for my hardware]

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