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claudiathompson

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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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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.:huh:
 

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

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

Win 8, HMMMMMMMMMMM!:huh:
 

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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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    Surface Pro 3
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    4GB DDR3
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel Graphics HD
    Screen Resolution
    2160 x 1440
    Hard Drives
    128GB SSD, 128GB MicroSD
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    IT
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    Bitdefender
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Joan Archer

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

Win 8, HMMMMMMMMMMM!:huh:
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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    Zoostorm/ Asus K55A Notebook
    CPU
    Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 @ 2400 MHz
    Motherboard
    Foxconn 45CMX/45GMX/45CMX-K
    Memory
    2048 MB (2 x 1024 DDR2-SDRAM)/8GB DDR3
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel Corp 82945G Integrated Graphics Controller
    Sound Card
    Onboard Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Hanns.G HH221 22" Widescreen
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    ExcelStor (250GB)
    Occupation
    Retired
    Keyboard
    Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 (UK)
    Mouse
    Microsoft Optical Wheel Mouse
    Internet Speed
    Just under 4MB download it's ADSL.
    Other Info
    Epson Stylus SX415 All-in-one Printer,
    Seagate Expansion 500GB External Desktop Drive
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