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Windows 7: Question about Themes

02 Dec 2012   #1
Inaynl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Question about Themes

hi guys i downloaded a custom theme on deviantart. im already using the theme but theres something missing on the theme, the icons picture are still the same but in the deviantart page all of the icons is customized. what seems to be the problem?


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02 Dec 2012   #2
kashifpclogix

win 7 64 bit AMD
 
 

Could be that the files are not properly installed or some are missing if you have downloaded it from a website try downloading it again !
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02 Dec 2012   #3
Inaynl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

hmm i did already copied the Themes folder and .theme file on Resource\Themes but the icons are still the same.
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02 Dec 2012   #4
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

How about a link to the theme?

That would be the easiest way for us to see what you are trying to do.
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03 Dec 2012   #5
Inaynl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Static 2.0 by *snipes2 on deviantART here's the link of the theme, you can see all of the icons there are customized but mines still the same and i already activated the theme
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03 Dec 2012   #6
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

That theme does not install icons you will have to do it your self, the theme maker has a link posted for the icons.

Jerry
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03 Dec 2012   #7
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

well spotted jerry, heres the link for the icons...

MetroStation by =yankoa on deviantART
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09 Dec 2012   #8
bigfire45

Windows7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Hi,

I've recently upgraded the CPU on my PC which required a clean new install of Win 7. The data from the previous Win7 installation was stored in the "Windows.old" folder and I also copied the entire old Win7 boot drive partition to another disk .

I want to install my old theme onto the new OS, but I don't know where to locate the file that contains the old theme or even what the file extension themes use.

Any help would be most appreciated, Thanks.
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09 Dec 2012   #9
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigfire45 View Post
Hi,

I've recently upgraded the CPU on my PC which required a clean new install of Win 7. The data from the previous Win7 installation was stored in the "Windows.old" folder and I also copied the entire old Win7 boot drive partition to another disk .

I want to install my old theme onto the new OS, but I don't know where to locate the file that contains the old theme or even what the file extension themes use.

Any help would be most appreciated, Thanks.
See if you can find it here,

C:\Windows\Resources\Themes

Themes use a .theme file extension.

THEME File Extension - Open .THEME files
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09 Dec 2012   #10
bigfire45

Windows7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

derekino,

That got it.

Thanks for the help.

BTW, love your logo (as it is one of the other two remaining WMD groups, and the scariest)
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