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Windows 7: How to place theme under the Aero theme section

05 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 build 7127 x64
How to place theme under the Aero theme section


I don't know if it is possible to do this but I would like to place the regional theme I added (multiple wallpapers - united states, japan, etc) in the Aero theme section and let the single wallpaper theme that I have downloaded from the microsoft website in the My theme section. Like this :

Thanks, Pom

edit: for those who would like to get them :

Windows 7 Regional Themes and Wallpapers Free Download (Japan, German, Australia, Canada, South Africa, UK, US) » My Digital Life

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05 May 2009   #2

Win 7

You need to put them in the correct location "C:\Windows\Globalization\MCT" and apply the registry settings. The one on My Digital Life is incorrect for build 7100 it may apply to older builds here is the correct entries for build 7100.

Note: that location is a hidden protected OS file
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Wallpapers\KnownFolders\0\Windows Wallpapers\MergeFolders]
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05 May 2009   #3

Windows 7 build 7127 x64

thank you very much!
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05 May 2009   #4

Windows 7 build 7127 x64

It finally did not work. I think their is some others more complex registry changes needed, I will keep it like this. Thanks anyway
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06 May 2009   #5

Win 7

No other complex registry settings needed, just need the files in the correct location. As you can see it even works if you add custom ones such as the space theme i did in this pic. Here is the reg file i used for build 7100.

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06 May 2009   #6

Windows 7 build 7127 x64

It work well, done something wrong with the registry the first time. thank you
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25 Aug 2009   #7

win xp

Marked! I will come back to check this soon!thanks a lot.
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15 Nov 2009   #8

windows 7 Ultimate 7600

This not work for ultimate final ver.7600. Does anyone know how to do it?
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19 Nov 2009   #9

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Craft, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This may help. :)

Themes - Regional
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21 Nov 2009   #10

windows 7 Ultimate 7600

Hi Brink:
Thank you for the reply. I did get My Theme into the Aero Themes but it did not take along the background pictures. I download the coke theme, it goes to "My Theme" folder. I can put the theme into the Aero Themes but the background pictures do not go with it. Yup yup uses build 7100 which does not work with my build - 7600
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