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  1. #1

    Themes


    Hello,

    When I had Windows 7 there were a set of Themes installed, that made my desktop another color and all the windows to match, etc... One was called "High Contrast White" and another was called "Lilac" and "Wheat" and "High Contrast Black" etc... I do not want any new themes I just want the old normal ones back. Can anybody direct me on how I might get those themes back since Ive got Windows 8 now? I guess the themes are not here anymore because of that? I did a complete system restore and changed to Windows 8 and now my themes are gone except for the Windows XP and Windows Classic. Im talking about when you right click on the screen of your computer then click Properties then Themes.

    Claudia

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  2. #2


    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 652
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/ Windows 8.1 64 bit


    Where did you get Windows 8 ? It hasn't even been put out to beta yet so have no idea where you got it from.
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  3. #3


    Scotland
    Posts : 192
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    I would pay good money to get an answer - so come on don't be a tease, tell me where did you get Windows 8? LOL
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  4. #4


    Scotland
    Posts : 192
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Just realised you must have downloaded the transformation pack, that is not Windows 8.
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  5. #5


    USA, Idaho
    Posts : 1,062
    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)


    Hi Joan, good to see over here on the 8's.

    Win 8, HMMMMMMMMMMM!
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  6. #6


    Scotland
    Posts : 192
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by claudiathompson View Post
    Hello,

    When I had Windows 7 there were a set of Themes installed, that made my desktop another color and all the windows to match, etc... One was called "High Contrast White" and another was called "Lilac" and "Wheat" and "High Contrast Black" etc... I do not want any new themes I just want the old normal ones back. Can anybody direct me on how I might get those themes back since Ive got Windows 8 now? I guess the themes are not here anymore because of that? I did a complete system restore and changed to Windows 8 and now my themes are gone except for the Windows XP and Windows Classic. Im talking about when you right click on the screen of your computer then click Properties then Themes.

    Claudia

    Claudia, welcome to eightforums and look at this tutorial, maybe that will help.

    Theme - Change or Save - Windows 7 Forums
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  7. #7


    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 652
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/ Windows 8.1 64 bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    Hi Joan, good to see over here on the 8's.

    Win 8, HMMMMMMMMMMM!
    Hi Lee, thought I'd try and get in on the ground floor, nice to see you as well hope you're oK :grin:
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