Change Desktop Theme in Windows® 7
Read on the following to know more about the ways to add, change and restore desktop themes in Windows 7 and the tips to fix the issues while doing so
Windows 7 is the latest and the most advanced operating system develop by Microsoft. The interface of Windows 7 is perfectly graphical and it is very easy to work with. It comes with a set of themes that offers you good working background. In the themes section in Windows 7, you can find My Themes, Aero Themes, and Basic Themes. The My Themes section contains the themes downloaded from the Internet. The Aero Themes are the themes that come with your Windows 7 operating system. Basic Themes are the themes used if your computer is not having an efficient graphics processor to run the Aero themes. These themes will help you keep constant system performance.
The way to add, change and restore desktop themes in Windows 7 and the tips to fix the issues while doing so are:
- Changing the theme
- Restoring the theme
- Adding the theme
Changing the theme
Changing the theme in Windows 7 is quite simple. For this, you can right-click on your desktop and select 'Personalize.' This will open up your 'Personalize' window; here you can find three themes options, the 'My Themes,' 'Aero Themes,' and 'Basic Themes.' You can click on the theme of your choice and in less than a few seconds, the selected theme is displayed. You can check out with the available themes and set the one that you feel the best. You can also click on the 'Get more themes online' option to download new themes.
Restoring the theme
To restore the themes in Windows 7, you can click 'Start' and then 'Control Panel'. Now you need to click 'Appearance and Personalization' and then click on 'Personalization' to open the 'Personalization' window. From here, you can click 'Theme' and select one of the default themes. You can select the 'Windows 7 Basic' in the 'Aero' section or the 'Windows 7 Basic' in the 'Basic and High Contrast' section. Finally, you can click 'OK' to apply the changes.
You can go to the Microsoft Window 7 personalized themes website and you can choose the theme you want. Now you can click on the 'Download' option. This will open up a new window from where you can select the 'Open With Themepackfile' and click 'OK.' The 'Personalization' window will open in your Windows 7 and the downloaded theme is highlighted. Now you can look for the 'Desktop Background' at the bottom of the 'Personalization' window and the downloaded theme is now the new background for your desktop. Now you can click 'Close' to view your new desktop theme.
If your computer is infected with malware, you will have issues in changing the themes or to restore the default theme. In such cases, you will need to fix the active threats in your computer to change or restore your default theme. To download the themes, you will need to have an active Internet connection. It is always advised that you get themes from the Microsoft website and avoid using third party theme download websites. You may get your computer infected with malware programs by the installation of themes third party websites.
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