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Windows 7: Changing themes

28 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Starter
Changing themes

Why I haven't Personalization folder in control panel? (where you can change themes)

Control Panel => Appearance and Personalization => Personalization (this is missing)

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28 Dec 2009   #2

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MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

Do you get it if you right click desktop? should be in the menu at bottom...
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28 Dec 2009   #3


Your system specs show windows XP, so I do not know what edition of Windows 7 you have. Personalization is not available in Windows 7 Starter edition.

In all other editions it is found by clicking the titel Appearance and Personalization and the clicking Personalization (Control Panel Category view) or clicking Personalization (Control Panel Icon view). It is also found in Desktop context menu as Anthony told above.

Control Panel Category view:
Changing themes-appearance.png
Changing themes-personalization.png

Control Panel Icon view:
Changing themes-personalization2.png


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28 Dec 2009   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello StyleZs,

If you have Windows 7 Starter edition as Kari mentioned above, then this may help.

Hope this helps,
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