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can't change theme

by febqwerty / August 19, 2007 2:47 AM PDT

I have windows xp sp2 and I am using windows classic style i tried to right click desktop go to properties and click on appearance (so i could change back to windows xp style) but in the drop down menu all i see is one option which is the classic theme can anyoen help me. (I put my computer on best appearance NOT BEST performance but i still have the classic theme any help?

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febqwerty
by tomron / August 19, 2007 6:07 AM PDT
In reply to: can't change theme

Try this LINK.On top click on T,scroll down to "Themes (Won't Load or only Windows Classic is listed)"

Tom

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sorry
by febqwerty / August 19, 2007 6:52 AM PDT
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thanx man but your link didnt work but i figured it out the theme service wasn't running. I don't want it now but can anyone tell me how to run it (maybe ill need it sometime later)

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by tomron / August 19, 2007 7:36 AM PDT
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The link worked for me.

If you want to disable or enable themes,control panel>administrative Tools>services>scroll down to themes.

Tom

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can't change theme
by cnet74 / August 19, 2007 12:17 PM PDT
In reply to: can't change theme

hi. if you open up the Themes tab in your Display Properties, through the Control Panel of course, you will be presented many options, including Modified XP or you can even browse for other themes, along side your classic and your xp themes.

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