Windows® 7 themes not working
Possible reasons due to which themes stop working on a computer with Windows 7
Windows 7 works faster and delivers excellent performance. The features of Windows 7 operating system are reliable, more secure and provide fast performance. This operating system includes the features such as fast booting, Windows XP mode, Blu-ray disk support, and automatic changing desktop wallpaper. The driver support in Windows 7 provides good overall performance. Windows 7 provides user-friendly environment which satisfies the user requirements. Windows 7 is much faster and more attractive than the previous versions. The Windows 7 operating system includes the feature called Automatic Changing of Desktop Wallpaper. It consists of 5-6 built-in themes. Just one simple mouse click to choose the desktop themes. Due to the software conflicts the issues happens with themes in Windows 7. The software installed in your system might change your back ground wallpaper which makes conflict with the themes. If the theme file is corrupted it would show errors in Windows 7.
Following are the different ways to resolve the problem of Windows 7 themes not working:
- Check the theme registry
- Check the software
- Remove the virus
Check the theme registry
If the registry part is corrupted it would affect the working of the theme. Registry is an important part of the system which consists of all the references of the application. Open registry and click on run as administrator. And in the right pane double click the 'Current Theme' entry and write down the path and check that the path is valid. Download 'themesvc.zip' and double click the REG file to apply the content. Restart the Windows and check that themes service starts correctly.
Check the software
Check that any unknown software installed in your system. Ensure that third party software is installed in your system which changes themes and wallpapers. Theses lead to conflicts with the Windows 7 themes and badly affect the working of the themes. So always check the software application. If the theme file is corrupted you might replace the themes with new one.
The virus might cause the malfunctioning of the system. It badly affects all the system files. As a result it would cause the working of the themes in Windows 7. So clean your system using a powerful antivirus program. It effectively removes the virus and malware residing in the system. It helps to detect the unknown virus and malware from the system.
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