Exploring Windows 7 Theme Collection Online & How to Download and Install Them

Exploring Windows 7 Theme Collection Online & How to Download and Install Them

Yesterday, I discussed the basics of a Windows Theme and how to change it on Windows 7. By default, Windows has 6 pre-installed themes, but they may not meet everyone’s preferences. To expand the options available, I will now explain how to download themes from Microsoft’s online collection for Windows 7. Microsoft offers a variety of incredible themes for users of Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions. You can begin exploring these themes on Microsoft’s official Windows 7 themes repositories.

Exploring Windows 7 Theme Collection Online & How to Download and Install Them

The website categorizes themes to make it easy for us to find them. If you want themes like Rio, Kung-Fu-Panda, or Captain America, select the movie category.

Exploring Windows 7 Theme Collection Online & How to Download and Install Them

If you are unsure, you can choose the most popular category to see what others prefer.

Exploring Windows 7 Theme Collection Online & How to Download and Install Them

We will see how to download one of them.

Downloading and Installing a Theme

Once you find a theme of your choice, you can download it to your computer using the link below the theme thumbnail.

Exploring Windows 7 Theme Collection Online & How to Download and Install Them

Once the download is complete, simply run the file. Windows will automatically detect, unpack, install, and apply the theme. You’ll immediately notice changes to your wallpaper, window color, and sounds based on the installed theme.

You can access all your downloaded themes through Windows personalization in the “My Themes” section.

To manually apply a theme, just click on it. For example, when I selected the Age of Empires theme pack, my desktop took on the appearance shown below.

Exploring Windows 7 Theme Collection Online & How to Download and Install Them

To delete a theme from your computer, right click on it and select “Delete theme.”

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Warning: Be cautious when downloading themes for Windows from unofficial sources. Some sources may include malware hidden in their themes.

Start decorating your desktop with amazing themes and don’t forget to share your personal favorite with us.

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