Tips to change desktop theme in Windows® Vista
What are desktop themes? What are the methods to change the desktop themes in Windows Vista?
The desktop themes are referred to as the desktop appearance on the system monitor. The themes convey the personal attitude of the system user. The system background is generally implied as the desktop theme. The theme can be anything which conveys a picture, letter or animated scene. The Windows Operating Systems includes some default themes with in the software. The user can also enable the themes that are downloaded from the websites as the background image. The themes that are allowing the user to make changes or are behaving actively with the system are referred to as the active desktop. The changing options for the themes are also available to the users. The changes would not make any issues with the system unless done properly. The themes are not related with the behavior of the system settings. So the changes do not do any harm to the users.
Discussed below are the methods to change the desktop themes in Windows Vista:
- Steps to change the desktop themes
- Available themes options
- Points to remember
Steps to change the desktop themes
The desktop themes upon the Windows Vista Operating Systems can be changed from the control panel as well as from the personalize option. Navigate to the control panel and open the appearance and settings option. Inside the window change the current theme that is enabled upon the system. The user can also do the same process by right clicking on the desktop area. Choose the personalize option and change the desktop theme from the dialog box appears.
Available themes options
The Windows Vista theme is the default theme that would be available at the Windows Vista system desktop. The user can change the theme to any of the other themes provided at the system. Else the user can click on browse option there for the purpose of finding new themes other than the available ones. The user can also download themes for the Windows Vista Operating System from the third party websites.
Some of the users do not change the desktop themes of the systems due to the fear that the changes may affect the system performance. But the desktop themes are not related to the system softwares or settings. The changes only alter the background appearance of the system. Also, the changes that are making through the system registry is not recommended since the false modifications may affect the system settings.
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