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Appearance and themes

by iampok / September 23, 2007 4:15 PM PDT

Yesterday, I unfortunately discovered that there are different downloadable themes. So after some searching, I installed one, didn't like it, changed again. I went through a few, before I decided to go back to my original XP start menu and toolbar etc. (Under Display Properties, Appearance, Windows and Buttons). But all I have now (after uninstalling all the other themes) is "Windows Classic Style". Could someone please help me get back my other Windows and Buttons. I have already system restored to before I did anything, but still only have the one option.
Thanks

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Is the file still there?
by John.Wilkinson / September 23, 2007 10:55 PM PDT
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Go into C:\Windows\Resources\Themes and double-click the Luna theme file. (Luna is the default XP theme.) A new Theme Settings window should pop up, which you can click Apply on to load it over Windows Classic. If the Luna theme's not there or if it doesn't work let us know.

John

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Re: Appearance and themes
by Tufenuf / September 24, 2007 12:26 AM PDT
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iampok, If the Luna theme is missing go to the link below and under the letter "T" scroll down to "Themes (Won't Load or only Windows Classic is listed)" where you'll find several possible fixes.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_abc.htm

Tufenuf

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Thanks to you both
by iampok / September 26, 2007 5:40 PM PDT

Thanks john wilkinson, though i was dumb enough to delete ALL the files in my Windows/Resources folder, instead of the ones i had just downloaded. So special thanks to Tufenuf, cause i just redownloaded it through your link.
Thanks again Happy

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