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Windows 7: Cannot change theme.

27 Nov 2013   #1
Tartar Sauce

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Cannot change theme.

Hi, I've had this (HP Pavilion d7) laptop for roughly 1 year, and it has been giving trouble for me trying to open some things from control panel and I can't change the theme it's been the really annoying Aero theme for a while. Can someone help me?




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27 Nov 2013   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Did you ever install some custom themes from the internet.
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27 Nov 2013   #3
Tartar Sauce

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes, but I have not had this problem before. Should I just backup my hard drive and do a factory reset?
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27 Nov 2013   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

No, I would not go thru that extreme. Run a sfc /scannow in elevated command prompt. That might fix it.
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