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How To Install Third Party Themes In Windows 7

How To Install Third Party Themes In Windows 7

If you want to install themes that have the file extension .themepack, you can install the theme with a simple double-click. If it’s not, then proceed with the next steps.

As you maybe allready know Windows 7 doesn’t allow you install or apply third-party themes by default. You need to patch Windows files (system files) to install third-party themes in Windows 7.
There are several ways doing this and several different programmes which you can use but I personally recomend you the easiest way – using UxStyle Core.

To Install Third Party Themes In Windows 7 Follow The Steps:

1. Download UxStyle Core from HERE

2. Start the program, accept the agreement and click the install button.After that just complete the installation. Remember to Install UxStyle_Core_Jul13_x86.msi for 32 bit and UxStyle_Core_Jul13_x64.msi for 64 bit version of Windows.

3. Now restart your computer.

4. Download your favorite Windows 7 theme and then move all the files to (C:\Windows\Resources\Themes, where “C” is your Windows 7 drive) folder.

5. Double-click on the Windows Theme File to apply the theme.

6. Enjoy with the new Windows 7 theme.

Some users may face the error message saying “Windows could not start the Unsigned Themes service on local computer”. Here is screenshot of the error you may receive:

To fix this error, you will have to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008. Download and install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package HERE

This should fix all the issues. Now you can download The best windows 7 themes and install them without any problems.

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