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Windows 7: Custom themes vs. performance

02 Nov 2009   #1
flashist

Windows 7 / Vista
 
 
Custom themes vs. performance

Hey, I've seen some custom themes that looked nice, but I've been sceptical to it since XP after experiencing some performance drop on my old computer. I was just wondering if the custom themes and the additional programs required to use them like the one here: Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes
makes much effect on the performance of the computer?


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02 Nov 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by flashist View Post
Hey, I've seen some custom themes that looked nice, but I've been sceptical to it since XP after experiencing some performance drop on my old computer. I was just wondering if the custom themes and the additional programs required to use them like the one here: Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes[2]=Appearance%20Personalize
makes much effect on the performance of the computer?
Flash

Sure any added graphic elements added will slow you down a bit. Depends mostly on your hardware. If your video card only has 256/512 it might. Also dependant on cpu.

My feeling use as much as you like untill you notice a slow down. win 7 is really good at this

ken
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