OVER ONE THOUSAND THEMES ON THIS SITE HAVE BEEN CONVERTED FOR USE IN WINDOWS 7, 8, AND 10. LOOK FOR THE WINDOWS 7 LOGO TO DOWNLOAD THESE THEMES.(Please
note that these themes are in "Classic" style and not "Aero" style, and
the slideshow function is disabled. Only one wallpaper is included with
ALL DOWNLOADED THEMES COME IN A ZIP FOLDER. UNZIP THE FOLDER AND FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS:
1.) Cut and paste the THEME FOLDER and the THEME FILE to the following location:Computer\Windows(C:)\Users\user name\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\ThemesNOTE: In
some versions of Windows, there may not be a "Themes" folder at this
location. If this is the case, simply create one and call it Themes.Also,
the folder AppData is a hidden folder. To see it, access the Control
Panel, select File Explorer Options or Folder Options, open the View
tab, select Show hidden files, folders and drives.2.) Cut and paste the 14 (or 15) CURSORS to the following location:Computer\Windows(C:)\Windows\Cursors3.) If there is a font in the folder, cut and paste it to the following location:Computer\Windows(C:)\Fonts4.) Right click on your desktop, choose "Personalize", find the theme in the list and apply.
DESKTOP THEMES FOR
WINDOWS XP, VISTA, ME, AND WIN98
NOTE THAT THEMES ARE BEST VIEWED IN WINDOWS "CLASSIC" STYLE AND NOT
WINDOWS XP OR VISTA STYLE. HOWEVER, THIS IS NOT NECESSARY FOR THE THEME
TO WORK. IF YOU CHOOSE TO KEEP THE XP OR VISTA STYLE, THE COLOUR
SCHEME WILL NOT BE APPLIED. TO CHANGE TO CLASSIC STYLE BEFORE
INSTALLING THEMES IN XP OR VISTA:
1. Right click on the desktop and click Properties
2. In the Themes dropdown menu choose Windows Classic, click Apply and
INSTRUCTIONS USING DESKTOP ARCHITECT WITH XP, VISTA, ME, AND WIN98
Desktop Architect is an
theme management tool that works perfectly with XP and Vista.
eliminates error messages during installation that are sometimes
encountered with XP. Theme installation and desktop personalization
using Desktop Architect is quick and easy.
Before installing DESKTOP ARCHITECT, create a new folder in C:\Program
Files. Call it Plus! (include the exclamation mark) Open this folder
and create another folder. Call it Themes. This is the location where
you will store all your themes.
2. Download "DESKTOP
ARCHITECT" at this link: DESKTOP
ARCHITECT Install DESKTOP ARCHITECT.
3. Unzip the theme folder to: C:\Program Files\Plus!\Themes
4. Open DESKTOP ARCHITECT, click the dropdown menu that says "Current
Settings" located in the upper left.
5. Click "Other"
A new window opens with a dropdown menu at the top that says "Look in".
This location should be C:\Program Files\Plus!\Themes by default.
7. Find the theme folder in the list, and double click it to open it.
8. Click the Desktop Architect icon, then click "Open" located in the
9. Click "Apply", upper left beside the dropdown menu.
FOR VISTA USERS:The
startup sound will not work and the Network Neighborhood icon will not
change. To change the Network Neighborhood icon manually, go to
PERSONALIZE and change it from there. You can then save the theme in
the PERSONALIZE section, so the next time it is applied all the icons
will be there.