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Windows 7: Windows 7 goes to classic after custom theme installation attempt.

21 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64)
Windows 7 goes to classic after custom theme installation attempt.

I'm trying to install install this custom theme, IKEA VS by ~chungkan on deviantART , but whenever I go into Personalization and change the theme, it goes straight to classic view. The ExplorerFrame.dll and Start orb seem to have installed correctly prior to installing the new theme. I have Windows 7 Enterprise, 64 bit. I put the theme files/folder in their corresponding locations (Resources folder), but I don't know what I'm doing wrong. Any ideas/thoughts and feedback are greatly appreciated!

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21 Nov 2012   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

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You will need to do 1 of these 2 ways of Enabling custom themes for it to work.
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes

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21 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64)

Thanks! I had uxstyle already but the tutorial you posted makes me think that I installed it incorrectly.
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