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Windows 7: Win 7 Themes Problem

13 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Win 7 Themes Problem

Hi everyone;
I'm new here and I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this.
I recently downloaded a theme pack from Microsoft's website, although when I tried to run it, I got an error saying "This edition of windows doesn't support themes."!
I don't really understand why I'm getting such error, I'm using an HP Pavilion dv6 - 1330et laptop.
Can anyone help, please? :)

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13 May 2010   #2
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14 May 2010   #3


Well, if the information about your OS you have entered earlier is correct, then it doesn't make sence
Can you link us to that theme you got the error with?
Only Windows 7 Starter can't apply other themes than default aero from what i know. Home Premium should be able to.
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14 May 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium

Oh, my mistake apparently I'm using Windows 7 Home Basic. I've mixed it with my old laptop which it was Windows Vista Home Premium.
So, Win 7 Basic doesn't support themes?
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14 May 2010   #5


No it does not. Doens't even support the original Aero theme
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14 May 2010   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium

Then I suppose I should install Home Premium, or maybe Professional. If only I could find an install cd >.<
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