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Windows 7: How do I change to Basic Windows 7 theme through command prompt?

30 Apr 2015   #1

How do I change to Basic Windows 7 theme through command prompt?

I'm having problems with my computer...isn't everyone on this forum? (excluding all you experts of course) Anyway, I accidently changed the theme to Windows Classic and it prompted a very undesirable feature. None of the programs run through Windows Explorer will load! Control Panel, My Computer, Documents, Devices and Printers: A window will pop up, but no amount of waiting will load the contents. There is simply a black screen...or else a screen full of the background or of other windows that leave residue whenever you move them around. That last sentence didn't make much sense, sorry.
I've tried everything: running anti-malware and antivirus programs, I've done sns /scannow, I've tried every means in my power, google searched everything a million times and tried every suggestion. Nothing has changed. My dad (who is a computer programmer) also tried for a long while, with no results. I can't troubleshoot because Control Panel won't load, can't change theme, because Personalize won't load. In short, I'm stuck and please, oh please, help me!

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30 Apr 2015   #2

Linux Lite 3.2 x64; Windows 7, 8.1

This would get more attention in the general help forum. I would use the Advance Boot Options menu (press F8 just as Windows first begins to load) to:
go into Safe Mode. Try there to make the changes.
If not, then use "Last good configuration" option.
If not, try to revert to a System Restore point.
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 How do I change to Basic Windows 7 theme through command prompt?

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