Everything Microsoft - Latest Microsoft News, Guides, Reviews & Themes » Windows 7 Themes http://www.everything-microsoft.com Latest Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Office, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 7 & Xbox 360 News, W8 Beta, Rumors, Downloads, Themes, Wallpapers, Help & more Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:00:31 +0000 en-EN hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 4 Water Inspired Windows 7/8 Themeshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/05/17/4-water-inspired-windows-78-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/05/17/4-water-inspired-windows-78-themes/#comments Thu, 17 May 2012 23:14:32 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=94205 Not everyone knows, but all of our brilliant Windows 7 Themes here at Everything-Microsoft also work perfectly fine on Windows 8. So if you’re looking to give your Windows 8 Desktop a bit of a refresh, be sure to go and check out our extensive gallery of Windows 8 Themes.

Today I have 4 Water Inspired themes which will work on both Windows 7 and Windows 8. There’s nothing more majestic and graceful than flowing rivers, gushing waterfalls and churning seas which is why this selection of themes will be be brilliant for any Windows 7 or Windows 8 desktop.

Blue Water Theme

Bodies of water in all their varied magnificence are seen in this free theme for Windows 7: reflecting the lights of the city, flowing under picturesque stone bridges, winding through rolling hills, and glowing with a tropical ocean blue.

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Australian Shores

The best of Australian beaches and waterways are on display in this free Windows 7theme by photographer Anton Gorlin, including alpine lakes, beaches lit up with pastel sunsets, and towering hills of sand under brilliant blue skies.

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Aqua Dynamic Theme

Churning seas, rushing rivers, and gracefully curling waves are just a few of the images you’ll get with this free Windows 7 theme. Water: powerful, serene, and dynamic, captured by our community of contributors in splendid color and form. This theme updates automatically through an RSS feed.

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Waterfalls Theme

Gurgling canyon creeks, rushing mountain streams, and cascading, terraced rivers: Waterfalls in all their glorious diversity are featured in this free theme for Windows 7.

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Easter Themes For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/04/05/easter-themes-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/04/05/easter-themes-windows-7/#comments Thu, 05 Apr 2012 19:40:54 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=93397 It’s coming up to that time of the year again, the time when we can finally have a long weekend to ourselves and relax with a big chocolate Easter egg! This is the first proper holiday that we’ve had since the New Year (St.Patricks Day being the exception) so I’m sure it is quite welcome by all.

Easter is normally associated with mountains of chocolate, Easter Eggs, enormous dinners and of course the Easter Bunny.

To help get you in the mood for this Easter weekend, I’ve got 2 new themes for Windows 7 which should get you in the spirit.

The first theme is very traditional and features wallpapers with plenty of yummy looking Easter Eggs that have been very tastefully decorated. Don’t forget to go hunting for your Easter eggs on Easter Sunday!

You won’t have to hunt long to find the brightly colored eggs in this free theme forWindows 7. Get all the fun of finding chocolate-covered, candy-coated goodness without the calories.

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The second theme incorporates the infamous Easter Bunny. This collection of adorable wallpapers is sure to get the kids excited. After all, who doesn’t like some cute little bunnies?

Can you handle this level of cuteness? Can you? If so, invite these bunnies to frolic on your desktop in this free Windows 7 theme.

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Whether or not you choose to use any of these themes,all the staff here at Everything-Microsoft would like to wish all our readers a very Happy Easter.

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7 New Gaming Themes For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/03/27/7-gaming-themes-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/03/27/7-gaming-themes-windows-7/#comments Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:10:12 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=92973 Windows 7 has extensive personalisation options that I’m sure you all know about by now. Since the release of Windows 7 we’ve got together a rather large collection of Themes for Windows 7. Of course we’ll keep adding to this incredible collection of themes and today I’ve got 7 more gaming orientated themes.

The first few themes that I have are based more around popular Kinect game titles while the others are popular well known games.

Kinect: DisneyLand Adventures Themes

Bring the magical world of DisneyLand straight to your desktop with this theme

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Kinect Rush: A Disney Pixar Adventure

Relive the excitement of playing Kinect Rush with this joint Disney and Pixar Theme

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Microsoft Flight : Hawaiian Adventure

Soar through the clouds and gaze at the landscape of Hawaii with this graphically stunning theme

 

Fruit Ninja Theme

If you need to take a break from playing the game, you can still plan your next game with this Theme

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Mabinogi Theme

Based on the popular MMORPG this Theme is a must for fans.

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Alan Wake Theme

Immerse yourself in the smash hit Alan Wake game with this theme

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The GunStringer

Relieve the popular Kinect title with this theme

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5 New International Themes for Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/02/27/5-international-themes-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/02/27/5-international-themes-windows-7/#comments Mon, 27 Feb 2012 21:07:37 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=22942 We’ve gathered a fairly extensive collection of Windows 7 Themes here at Windows7News over the last number of years (check out the gallery), and even though the Consumer Preview of Windows 8 is right around the corner, I’m still going to keep bringing you even more brilliant Windows 7 themes.

So today I’ve got an international collection of themes for you. This collection is composed of the majestic landscapes of Germany, Japan and Australia. You can indulge in the rural, peaceful German landscape as you travel through mountain forges and gaze at the sunset. Or watch the sun rise and set over Japan as some of the world’s busiest cities wake up. Then afterwards you can take it easy as you look at rustic images of the greener parts of Australia as well as it’s extensive shoreline.

Without further ado, here are your 5 themes. And remember if you only want the wallpapers to follow this guide

German Landscape Theme

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Germany: Mountains to Sea Theme

 

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Dusk and Dawn in Japan Theme

 

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Australian Landscapes Theme

 

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Australian Shores Theme

 

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4 Windows 7 Valentines Day Themeshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/02/14/4-windows-7-valentines-day-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/02/14/4-windows-7-valentines-day-themes/#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:45:46 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=22397 Yes it’s that day of the year again. That day where you’re meant to be sending your other half a box of chocolates and bouquet of red roses. Followed up by a romantic candle lit dinner for two and a typically cheesy Valentines day movie. Chances are though, some of you have forgotten all about it! But don’t panic, there’s still hope for you. Why not serenade your other half with a romantic Windows 7 Valentines Day Theme, that’s sure to get you some brownie points.

Here’s a collection of 4 Valentines Day Themes that you can choose from that will hopefully get you our of trouble.

Valentine

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Valentines (DeviantArt)

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LoveBirds

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Roses 

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So hopefully one of these themes helped you to win over your other half.

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Chickens, Insects and Butterflies Make Up 3 More Fantastic Windows 7 Themeshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/02/11/chickens-insects-butterflies-3-fantastic-windows-7-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/02/11/chickens-insects-butterflies-3-fantastic-windows-7-themes/#comments Sat, 11 Feb 2012 16:01:49 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=22327 I know that you all love to personalise your Windows 7 Desktops with the latest themes and wallpapers, so today I’ve got a selection of 3 more brilliant themes for you. They include Chickens that Can’t Fly, Butterflies that can fly and some Dynamic Insects.

Chickens Can’t Fly

A rather interesting title for a Windows 7 Theme I think you’ll agree, and that’s what caught my attention in the first place. This theme is from the Xbox Live Game “Chickens Can’t Fly”. So if you’re a fan of that game I’m sure you’ll love this rather comic theme of Chickens as they attempt to fly.

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Butterflies Theme

This next theme emphasises the natural beauty of butterflies. It features several close up wallpapers of elusive butterflies in their natural habitat.

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Dynamic Insect Theme

And the last theme that I have for you today is another dynamic one. For those of you who don’t know, dynamic themes are constantly updated with new wallpapers via a RSS feed so you’ll never get bored of the same old wallpapers.

This theme features close ups of dragonflies, butterflies, lady bugs and more insects, all in their natural environment.

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Of course if you only want to use the wallpapers, you can see a guide on how to extract theme from the themes here

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New Roses Themes for Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/02/05/roses-themes-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/02/05/roses-themes-windows-7/#comments Sun, 05 Feb 2012 17:05:43 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=22079 Valentines day is fast approaching, so here are some new Windows 7 themes that you can download an use on your desktop. These are Roses, and they are some of the most wonderful looking pictures ever.

Queen of the Flowers

Known as “the queen of flowers,” roses have been valued for thousands of years for their beauty and fragrance. Their connection to romance also spans the generations, popping up in songs, poems, and in lovers’ bouquets since at least the Middle Ages.

 

Backdrop

rose is a woody perennial of the genus Rosa, and there are over 100 species. They form a group of erect shrubs, and climbing or trailing plants, with stems that are often armed with sharp prickles. Flowers are large and showy, in colors ranging from white through yellows and reds. Most species are native to Asia, with smaller numbers native to Europe, North America, and northwest Africa. The name rose comes from French, itself from Latin rosa.

Earliest roses are known to have flourished 35 million-years ago  and petrified rose wreaths have been unearthed from ancient Egyptian tombs.

Roses are best known as ornamental plants grown for their flowers in the garden and sometimes indoors. They are also used for commercial perfumes and commercial cut flower crops. Some also work as landscape plants. They also have minor medicinal uses.

Art

Roses often appear in art and appear in various artistic disciplines. They appear in portraits, illustrations, on stamps, as ornaments or as architectural elements. One artist Pierre-Joseph Redouté is known for his detailed watercolors of flowers, particularly roses.

Legends and mythology

In Greek mythology, Aphrodite, Goddess of Love, created the rose from her tears and the blood of her lover Adonis. The Romans, turning Aphrodite into their goddess Venus, also adopted the rose: it became the symbol of love and beauty. Cupid, offering a rose when trying to bribe the God of Silence to hush Venus’s amorous escapades, made the flower into a symbol for secrecy.

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Windows 7 Animal Affection Themehttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/02/04/windows-7-animal-affection-theme/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/02/04/windows-7-animal-affection-theme/#comments Sat, 04 Feb 2012 17:22:18 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=22072 Microsoft are constantly working on making new themes for Windows 7, as a result there’s a great selection of themes for Windows 7 available (check out our extensive gallery here). This latest theme from them is entitled “Animal Affection” and is one of the cutest themes I’ve ever seen.

This is really a perfect theme for all you animal lovers out there, you’ll be constantly staring at these awe inspiring wallpapers every day. Even reading Microsoft’s description of the theme is enough to set any animal lovers heart racing.

Goldfish kiss, horses nuzzle, hummingbirds tenderly touch beaks, cats nap in an intertwined heap, and leopards groom each other in this collection of adorable displays of affection from the animal kingdom. A free theme for Windows 7.

I’m not going to keep you waiting any longer. Check out the gallery of wallpapers below and you’ll also find the download link for this theme. Of course if you only want the wallpapers from this theme you can follow my guide here on how to get them.

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3 Gears of War 3 Themes For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/01/31/3-gears-war-3-themes-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/01/31/3-gears-war-3-themes-windows-7/#comments Tue, 31 Jan 2012 16:47:58 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=22035 Gears of War 3 has been another highly successful game in its series. In fact it seems to be so popular that I’ve managed to find 3 different themes all based on Gears of War 3!

You’ll find all the download links beneath each theme, and if you only want to use the wallpapers from these themes, see my guide on how to do it.

The first theme I’ve found is actually from when it was released back in September of 2011.

Celebrate the launch of the latest installment in the Gears of War series for Xbox 360 with this free Windows 7 theme, featuring glorious images from the savage, fantastical world of the all-new Gears of War 3.

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The second theme is a general Gears of War theme based on the portraits of the main characters  Marcus Fenix, Dominic Santiago and Anya Stroud

Prepare your desktop for battle with this free Windows 7 theme containing portraits of Marcus Fenix, Dominic Santiago and Anya Stroud from Gears of War 3, the latest edition to the megahit Xbox series.

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The third and final theme is actually based on Fan Made wallpapers. DeviantArt held a competition for people to come up with some wallpapers for the gaming series and this theme includes a selection of them.

The visionary, apocalyptic world of Gears of War is interpreted by fans in this free theme for Windows 7, which presents winning entries and honorable mentions in the deviantART contest for Gears of War 3.

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Year of the Dragon – New Windows 7 Themeshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/01/15/year-dragon-windows-7-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2012/01/15/year-dragon-windows-7-themes/#comments Sun, 15 Jan 2012 15:18:47 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=21816 Microsoft has released a new set of Windows 7 Themes called Year of the Dragon.

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with a free Windows 7 theme featuring magnificent examples—both ancient and new—of the imperial dragon rendered in stone, wood, and bronze.

It’s interesting that most of the world marks the turn of the year around this time. January 23rd brings the start of the Year of the Dragon, for which we’ve assembled a collection of magnificent ancient and modern renderings in stone, wood, and bronze.

The Year of the Dragon

The Dragon is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar, and the only animal that is legendary. The Year of the Dragon is associated with the earthly branch symbol.

Water and the elemental signs 

Water in the Chinese zodiac is the low point of the matter, or the matter’s dying or hiding stage. Water is the fifth stage of Wu Xing. The other stages are Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal.

Water is the most yin, i.e., polar opposite (yin and yang), in the character of the Five elements. It is associated with the Winter, the North, the planet Mercury, the color black, cold weather, night, and the Black Tortoise (Xuan Wu) in Four Symbols.

 

The Elemental signs of the Dragon

  • 16 February 1904 – 3 February 1905: Wood Dragon
  • 3 February 1916 – 22 January 1917: Fire Dragon
  • 23 January 1928 – 9 February 1929: Earth Dragon
  • 8 February 1940 – 26 January 1941: Metal Dragon
  • 27 January 1952 – 13 February 1953: Water Dragon
  • 13 February 1964 – 1 February 1965: Wood Dragon
  • 31 January 1976 – 17 February 1977: Fire Dragon
  • 17 February 1988 – 5 February 1989: Earth Dragon
  • 5 February 2000 – 23 January 2001: Metal Dragon
  • 23 January 2012 – 9 February 2013: Water Dragon
  • 10 February 2024 – 28 January 2025: Wood Dragon


The Cycle of Wu Xing

There are two cycles in the Wu Xing, the regenerative and the conquest. In the regenerative cycle, metal engenders Water, as metal traps falling water from a source. The demonstration of Waters power comes as it creates Wood as rain or dew makes plant life flourish.

In the conquest cycle, Water overcomes Fire, since nothing will put out a fire as quickly as water. But Earth overcomes water as earth-built canals direct the flow, as well as soil absorbing water.

 

Note: Windows 7 themes can only be used in Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions.

To download the themes, click the download link below.

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Dynamic Nature Themes For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/12/29/dynamic-nature-themes-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/12/29/dynamic-nature-themes-windows-7/#comments Thu, 29 Dec 2011 19:51:33 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=21632 Yesterday I posted about these new dynamic Bing themes for Windows 7. For those of you who don’t know what a dynamic theme is, it’s basically a theme which is constantly getting new wallpapers from an RSS feed. I really like these themes since they’re constantly changing and have stunning wallpapers. They really bring your desktop to life and keep it interesting.

So I decided to go looking for a few more of these dynamic themes to share with you and I found these two. The first one is a Floral Dynamic Theme, and the second one is a Dynamic Theme of different terrains and landscapes.

I think we can all agree that these are gorgeous themes and will look great on your Windows 7 machine. Below is a brief description of each theme as well as their download links

Flora Dynamic Theme

Vivid blossoms, dew-drenched leaves, and the elegant symmetry of grains are included in these images contributed by the Windows community. Enjoy the life and color of the plant kingdom on your desktop with this free Flora theme for Windows 7.

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Terra Dynamic Theme

Exquisite and sometimes haunting landscapes from around the globe are showcased in this free Windows 7 theme. Explore caves, waterfalls, desert, meadows, and beaches through the lens of our community of contributors.

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Bing Dynamic Aerial Imagery Theme For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/12/28/bing-dynamic-aerial-imagery-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/12/28/bing-dynamic-aerial-imagery-theme-windows-7/#comments Wed, 28 Dec 2011 12:58:09 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=21607 One of my favourite themes that I use with Windows 7 is the Bing Dynamic theme. For those of you who don’t know, the Dynamic themes are themes that constantly change. Well their wallpapers do at least. New wallpapers are pulled in all the time from an RSS feed so your theme is constantly looking new and fresh. Bing is also well known for having stunning pictures and that’s one of the reasons why this theme is so great.

Now Bing have got a new Dynamic theme, this one is of various aerial shots of the European Landscape from Bing Maps and there’s also one for the United States.

As I mentioned earlier, these themes are constantly updating and changing the wallpapers which are pulled in via RSS feeds.

You can find both the themes below along with their respective Download Links

Bing Aerial Europe

Enjoy a fresh perspective with these breathtaking aerial images of the landscapes of Europe, including Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, the UK, and more. This free Windows 7 desktop theme exhibits the very best of Bing Maps aerial photography.

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Bing Aerial United States

 

Get breathtaking views of the United States delivered to your desktop with this freeWindows 7 theme that captures the best of Bing Maps aerial photography.

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Windows 7 Ice & Globe Themeshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/12/16/windows-7-ice-globe-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/12/16/windows-7-ice-globe-themes/#comments Fri, 16 Dec 2011 19:49:11 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=21506 It’s this time of year when the weather for most of us (in the northern hemisphere that is) is turning increasingly cold and biting day by day, but then again that goes along with the whole Christmas spirit. This turn in the weather has also been the source of inspiration for some of these new themes from Microsoft this week.

The themes are based around the concepts of cold, round, and oddly the number 4?

In the cold category, it’s all about ice, so we’ve got “Ice Water” and “Party Ice”. Of course they both revolve around ice.

Ice Water

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The second theme, Party Ice is a bit more colourful. I can’t put it any better than the description that Microsoft provides

Colored lights shining and reflecting through the irregular facets of transparent ice cubes make these photographs look almost like abstract jewels.

Party Ice

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The next set of themes then fall into the round category. We’ve got some Bubbles and Marbles for you this time. Bubbles of course being circular spheres of air, and marbles representing circular spheres of, well, marble!

Bubbles

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Marbles

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 They are all quite simple themes, but all appealing in their own right. I think the first 2 themes are perfect for this time of year, or you could check out the selection of Christmas themes that I put together recently as well.

 

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7 Brilliant Christmas Themes for Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/12/01/7-brilliant-christmas-themes-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/12/01/7-brilliant-christmas-themes-windows-7/#comments Thu, 01 Dec 2011 18:50:26 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=21334
Ok, I’ve finally given in. Each year I make a pact with myself not to get all caught up in the Christmas hype which retailers seem to try get us involved in months and months in advance of Christmas. However, since today is the first of December, and the advent calendar has officially began the countdown, I think it’s finally time I got together a selection of Christmas Themes for Windows 7.

Below you’ll find 7 brilliant Christmas themes for Windows 7, some are from Microsoft, others are made by Windows enthusiasts. Some of these themes will also change your systems icons and sounds, while others will only change the colour scheme and wallpapers. Enjoy!

As ever, remember if you only want the wallpapers from these Themes, check out this post

1. Christmas by Vikitech

Windows 7 Christmas Theme

 

 

 

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2. Snowflakes by Microsoft

 

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3. Holiday Lights by Microsoft

 

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4. Snow Angels by Microsoft

 

 

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5. Twinkle Wish

 

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6.Christmas by yonited

 

 

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7. Blue Christmas by Yonited

 

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ASUS & Intel Theme for Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/11/13/asus-intel-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/11/13/asus-intel-theme-windows-7/#comments Sun, 13 Nov 2011 22:43:49 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=21159 As part of the recent “In Search of Incredible” campaign that was recently run by Intel and ASUS, they’ve decided to release this theme to celebrate it. The competition itself is now closed but what they were looking for was an incredible story. The prize then offered users who submitted these stories a chance to get it turned into a short film, where they would have their own professional film crew and they’d also get their own ASUS N-Series laptop. The film will then be screened at one of the world’s leading film festivals in Park City, Utah.

While the competition may now be closed for new entries, they want you to help choose the winners so you can head over there and vote for your favourite.

So to celebrate the competition, Intel and ASUS themed up with their creative partner – photographer Don McCullin who provided the images for this theme. The theme is made up of some of his best black and white photographs and includes images of vintage musical equipment, a dusty old record shop, and the backlit grooves of a record spinning on a turntable.

You can have a look at the 7 wallpapers in the gallery below

You can download the theme from the link below, and if you just want the wallpapers, follow this guide.

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Windows 7 Trick or Treat Themehttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/10/30/windows-7-trick-treat-theme/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/10/30/windows-7-trick-treat-theme/#comments Sun, 30 Oct 2011 16:37:29 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=21047 Tomorrow is All Hallows Eve, more commonly known as Halloween when the ghost, goblins and witches come out to cause merry hell.  Once you’ve put on your mask and zombie outfit and covered yourself liberally with fake blood, why not try this spooky Trick or Treat theme for Windows 7?

It’s thoroughly spooky and a great way to keep yourself in the Halloween spirit then posting the photos online of you, obviously hugely successful, party.  It would be interesting to know what you’re all doing to celebrate Halloween?  Are you trick or treating, partying or just dressing up and scaring the neighbours?

You can download the spooky theme here.

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Eerie Autumn Theme for Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/10/19/eerie-autumn-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/10/19/eerie-autumn-theme-windows-7/#comments Wed, 19 Oct 2011 21:02:46 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=20956 Yes it’s coming up to that time of year again – Halloween! The trees have all started turning and those chilly mornings are starting to become more and more common, all signs that Winter is on its way. This Eerie Autumn theme is sure to set you in the mode for Halloween. Not only does it come with 15 high resolution wallpapers to scare you, it also has an array of spooky sounds to get you in the mood for Halloween.

You can have a look at the wallpapers included in this theme in the gallery below.

If you’re only looking to take the wallpapers from this theme, if you follow this guide it will show you how to do it.

I’d highly recommend download the full theme however, the system sounds that come with the theme really complete it!

Download it below

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Forza Motorsport 4 Theme For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/10/15/forza-motorsport-4-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/10/15/forza-motorsport-4-theme-windows-7/#comments Sat, 15 Oct 2011 20:52:20 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=20909 I’ve been so excited about the new Forza 4 game that just came out this week. It’s easily the best racing game series that you can get on the Xbox 360. It’s one of the most realistic racing games that you can buy, it’s got incredible stunning graphics and an unbelievable amount of detail. It also features Kinect technology which moves your head in the game and changes the view, as you move it in real life!

Microsoft have gone and put together an official Forza 4 theme to celebrate the release of the game. It comes with 17 stunning in game visual wallpapers so you can see just how realistic this game is for yourself. This is the ultimate theme for any serious car fans.

The highest-rated racing game of its generation returns to the Xbox 360. Forza Motorsport 4 is an entirely new car experience, using Kinect for Xbox 360 for the first time in the series. Celebrate its release with this free Windows 7 theme, featuring stunning in-game images of some of the world’s most exotic cars.

You can see a gallery of the images below

You can download the theme from the link below, and if you just want the wallpapers, follow this guide.

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iSteve Theme For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/10/10/isteve-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/10/10/isteve-theme-windows-7/#comments Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:28:37 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=20837 I’m sure everyone in the world knows by now that Steve Jobs sadly passed away last week. The CEO and Co-Founder of Apple was a truly inspirational individual who had an unnatural ability to make people want products that they probably didn’t really need. Steve changed the way we all use technology and he will be greatly missed by not only us in the tech world, but everyone.

So in memory of the great man, I’ve got this Steve Jobs theme for Windows 7. The iSteve Theme is fairly simple, just a few black and white images of Steve Jobs with some of his most inspirational quotes

 

The theme comes courtesy of DeviantArt

You can download the theme from the link below

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Chocolate Theme for Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/09/27/chocolate-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/09/27/chocolate-theme-windows-7/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2011 22:17:17 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=20661 How I haven’t got this theme up sooner is beyond me. I bet there’s only one thing you guys love more than Windows 7, and that’s Chocolate!

Ok maybe that’s not true, but what could be better than combining chocolate and Windows 7? They just go together perfectly, one is stable and helpful and let’s you get work done, the other is sweet and melts in your mouth to cheer you up and help you get through your day. What more could you want?

This Chocolate Theme for Windows 7 is just what everyone needs and wants. It’s got 10 gorgeous chocolatey wallpapers with chocolate bonbons,dark chocolate,orange chocolate,chocolate swirls and more chocolate. I’m getting hungry just writing about it!

Mmmmm, chocolate … chocolate bonbons, candied orange peels dipped in chocolate, rich chocolaty desserts sculpted by a master chef; dark chocolate, milk chocolate, creamy chocolate, chocolate in all its luscious glory

You know you want it, go on, its good for you…

Still not convinced? Check out the gallery of wallpapers below

Ok now I know you want it, the download link is below, enjoy!

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Captain America Theme For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/09/26/captain-america-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/09/26/captain-america-theme-windows-7/#comments Mon, 26 Sep 2011 13:44:54 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=20630 Today we’ve got another brilliant theme for Windows 7. This time it’s from the smash hit movie Captain America. For all of you who’ve seen this movie and are big fans, I’m sure you’ll more than appreciate this theme for Windows 7.

Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios’ new blockbuster Captain America: The First Avenger comes alive with this free theme for Windows 7. Includes imagery that captures the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program, turning him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America. Other stills include Captain America and his team waging war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull.

Since this is a Paramount Pictures movie you may be interested in our Paramount Pictures Dynamic theme for Windows 7.

There’s 8 top quality wallpapers included in this theme. Some of you may just want to download the wallpapers, to to that follow this guide here

You can download the theme from the link below

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Transformers 3 Theme for Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/09/25/transformers-3-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/09/25/transformers-3-theme-windows-7/#comments Sun, 25 Sep 2011 13:22:34 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=20622 The latest in the Transformers series “Dark of the Moon” came out earlier on this year. It was yet another epic battle involving all the well known Transformers of old and Shia LaBeouf starring as Sam Witwicky.

A mysterious event from the past erupting into the present. A war so big it threatens the entire Earth. This time, the Transformers alone won’t be able to save us. Celebrate the release of Michael Bay’s new Paramount Pictures release Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon in 3D—starring Shia LaBeouf as Sam Witwicky—with this free theme for Windows 7.

Since this is a Paramount Pictures movie you may be interested in our Paramount Pictures Dynamic theme for Windows 7.

The theme comes with 10 brilliant high quality Transformers wallpapers which you can see below.

If you just want to download the wallpapers see this guide here

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Lamborghini Theme for Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/08/28/lamborghini-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/08/28/lamborghini-theme-windows-7/#comments Sun, 28 Aug 2011 14:54:46 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=20333 I think it’s a fairly safe bet to say that a lot of you guys out there like cars? I know I do anyway, especially a drop dead gorgeous Lamborghini with an epic V12 engine in it! The only problem with Lamborghini’s is that they cost an absolute fortune and many of us can only dream of owning one in our lives. But that doesn’t mean we can’t drool over some gorgeous Lamborghini wallpapers.

This theme comes courtesy of vikitech and consists of 27 HD wallpapers for Windows 7. Not only does it come loaded with great wallpapers, but it also includes genunie Lamborghini sound effects and some custom Lamborghini icons for all you Lamborghini fans.

I’ve attached a gallery of some of the images below that you can look at. If you want to see them all, be sure to download the theme from the link below and then follow this guide to extract the wallpapers.

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Star Wars Theme For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/08/26/star-wars-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/08/26/star-wars-theme-windows-7/#comments Fri, 26 Aug 2011 12:09:55 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=20272 I know there is a huge base of Star Wars fans out there, and I thought that it’s about time that we got a Star Wars theme for you all. If you are a Star Wars fan then today is your lucky day. This theme is packed full not only with classic Star Wars wallpapers but also lots of icons and plenty of Star Wars sounds as well. This is the ultimate theme for the true Star Wars fans.

What I really love about this theme is the variety of sounds in it. And yes don’t worry you have that famous Darth Vader sound effect too.

You won’t know yourself next time your computer gets an error message, instead of that heartbreaking Windows error sound, you will have the words of Luke Skywalker ringing in your ears.

There’s a whole bunch of wallpapers which you can download separately below and I’ve also added them below so you can see them.

If you only want to download the wallpapers, download the theme below and follow this guide

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Age of Empires Online Windows 7 Theme & Wallpapershttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/07/15/age-empires-online-windows-7-theme-wallpapers/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/07/15/age-empires-online-windows-7-theme-wallpapers/#comments Fri, 15 Jul 2011 11:35:18 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=19425 Microsoft have just released an Age of Empires Online Windows 7 Theme and Wallpapers, to support the launch of of the next installment in the popular game series on Aug 16th.

The Windows 7 Theme consists of 14 high res Windows 7 Wallpapers and other theme customisations.

You can check out the wallpapers in the theme in our gallery below.  Full res versions of the wallpapers can be download in our Download Center, as well as the full Age of Empires Online Windows 7 Theme.

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Visit the Download Center to see all Downloads, including Windows 7 Utilities and Windows 7 Wallpapers.

This theme release brought back some happy memories for me, as the last computer game that I played seriously was Age of Empires II, and I spent far too many hours playing online against other players around the globe on the Microsoft Zone service.

Some of my old zone names were Knight38_Binson, Vulture_Foster, Digital_Toomuch and SIN_XenJi  - anybody remember me?

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Official Windows 7 Angry Birds themehttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/30/official-windows-7-angry-birds-theme/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/30/official-windows-7-angry-birds-theme/#comments Thu, 30 Jun 2011 16:00:45 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=19174 Microsoft and Rovio just released Angry Birds for Windows Phone on Tuesday night, so in the spirit of Angry Birds, Microsoft has also released an official theme pack for the Windows 7 desktop.

There is perhaps no mobile game on the planet more popular than Angry Birds by Rovio. The birds made popular as a result of egg-theivery by pigs have stormed every major mobile platform as well as all major desktop OSes and can be played in HTML5-compatible browsers as well.

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If you haven’t had a chance to play the popular game, you can check it out in Chrome or IE9 for free in your browser by visiting this website. The WIndows 7 theme pack includes multiple wallpapers and sound effects from the game.

Visit the Download Center to see all Downloads, including Windows 7 Utilities and Windows 7 Wallpapers.

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Windows 7 Wimbledon Themehttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/26/windows-7-wimbledon-theme/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/26/windows-7-wimbledon-theme/#comments Sun, 26 Jun 2011 13:16:51 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=19145 We’re getting to the exciting part of the Wimbledon tennis championships and, as if by way of a miracle, the sun’s out.  To mark this unusual occurrence there’s a new Wimbledon theme has been released by Ali Raza of MicrosoftFeed.

It’s the 125th time the famous lawn tennis championships have been held with the tournaments beginning back in 1877.  By many people around the world Wimbledon is considered the most prestigious of all tennis championships (and we British would never disagree with them).

The tournament is one of four international grand-slam events.  The others being the Australian Open, the French Open and the US Open.  It also has some extremely strict rules which include the famous “players must always wear white”, which many believe adds a certain class to the two week event.

The tournament runs until July 3rd in London (UK) and is a great event for drama, royal patronage, grunting and, of course rain and strawberries.

The theme contains a selection of action shots from the tournament over the years including the obligatory “crowd sitting in rain”.  There are no strawberries and cream however, but this is an excellent opportunity to add your own  ;)

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Windows 8 Theme For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/26/windows-8-theme-windows-7-2-2/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/26/windows-8-theme-windows-7-2-2/#comments Sun, 26 Jun 2011 11:37:09 +0000 http://www.windows8news.com/?p=804 The core issue that is keeping the majority of Windows users away from changing their theme is the complexity of the procedure. While it takes just a click to install basic new themes under Windows 7 that change the wallpaper, color scheme and maybe some sounds, it is not as easy to switch to a full theme.

Why? Because Microsoft has built-in protections into the operating system to prevent tampering with core operating system interfaces. Before it is even possible to start changing themes under Windows it is necessary to patch those system files.

This meant running one or multiple programs back in the days. To make matters worse, some programs were not compatible with 32-bit versions and some offered different program versions for that. Lots of confusion in this regard.

The Windows 8 Skin Pack 1.0 For 7 is different. It comes with an installer that takes care of everything, if you want. It patches the uxtheme.dll automatically before installing all necessary theme files to turn Windows 7 into Windows 8.

Take a look at a screenshot of a Windows 7 Professional system after installing the Windows 8 theme on the system.

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The theme installs the new Windows 8 login screen, wallpapers, taskbar modifications and a lot more.

Installation of the theme is a breeze. I recommend you create a system restore point before you start the installation though. This is a disaster recovery option then, to turn back to the old system if the installation goes wrong.

The easiest way to do that is to click on the start button and enter restore point in the search box there. Select Create a restore point from the search results and follow the instructions on screen.

You can download the theme installer directly from Windows 8 News. Everything is packed into a zip file. Just extract the contents and run the installer afterwards. You can unselect items if you like, but it is not recommended due to compatibility reasons.

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You are asked to restart the PC afterwards, and will be greeted with the new Windows 8 log on screen after you have done so.

The Windows 8 theme comes with a full Aero theme and an Aero lite theme, which is a basic theme. It is possible to switch between both easily with a right-click on the desktop and the selection of Personalize.

What we really like about the theme is the super easy way to install it. Please note that you need to uninstall the theme to undo all the changes made to the operating system. It is not enough to switch to another theme, as some modifications have been hard coded into the system files.

All system files are restored during uninstallation, and now traces of the theme are left on the system.

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Paramount Pictures Dynamic Movie Themehttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/22/paramount-pictures-dynamic-movie-theme/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/22/paramount-pictures-dynamic-movie-theme/#comments Wed, 22 Jun 2011 11:10:21 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=19067 Personally I love using these dynamic themes for Windows 7. For those of you who don’t know what they are – essentially the wallpapers are pulled in off of an RSS feed all the time. That means that your wallpapers are constantly being updated without you having to do it. All the times new ones are being released and you will rarely see the same wallpaper appear for more than a week for two.

The latest dynamic theme that I’ve come across is Paramount Pictures Movies Dynamic Theme from Microsoft. You will now automatically receive new wallpapers from the latest Paramount Pictures movies. Brilliant wallpapers from movies like Thor, True Grit, Kung Fu Panda 2, Super 8, and Transformers 3 will all update automtically through an RSS feed.

These dynamic themes for Windows 7 really spice things up and are a great way to personalise your desktop. I actually use a dynamic theme myself – Bing Dynamic – which pulls all the pictures from Bings search engine homepage and adds them to my theme.

You can download the Paramount Dynamic theme below

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Tron and Strange Art Wallpapers for Windows7 Themeshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/16/tron-strangeart-wallpapers-windows7-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/16/tron-strangeart-wallpapers-windows7-themes/#comments Thu, 16 Jun 2011 22:27:32 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11824 Here is a collection of  Tron and strange art wallpapers that have colorful features. This collection of 15 wallpapers would look great on any PC; just download the wallpaper pack after the gallery. Tron, the movie, is about users caught up inside a computer system, and how they cope or try to. The original movie came out in the 80′s, the latest one come out in 2011.

If you want to turn any wallpapers into a Windows 7 Theme, read this post: How to turn Wallpapers into Windows 7 Themes

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How to turn Wallpapers into Windows 7 Themeshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/11/turn-wallpapers-windows-7-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/06/11/turn-wallpapers-windows-7-themes/#comments Sat, 11 Jun 2011 13:46:34 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11796 With so many wallpapers appearing on many different subjects, users will find that they would like to place the wallpapers on the desktop, but they would also like to change the wallpaper periodically. A theme format can do that and here is a step by step approach to accomplishing that.

Step 1

Right click anywhere on the desktop.

Step 2

Select Desktop Background

Step 3

In the Choose you desktop background windows, select the theme that you want. Click browse and locate the folder where the wallpapers are at.

Click the checkbox to select which wallpaper will be added to theme display.

Step 4

Next select how much time will elapse between wallpaper displays.

Step 5

Select the Picture Position drop down to place the location of the themes on the desktop.

Now Save your Changes.

This is how you create themes for your Windows7 desktop.

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Turn Windows 7 Metro With This Themehttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/31/turn-windows-7-metro-theme/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/31/turn-windows-7-metro-theme/#comments Tue, 31 May 2011 20:22:19 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11619 As Microsoft turns to the Metro paradigm for nearly all of their products, services and even websites, the flagship of Microsoft (Windows 7) remains in the Aero interface that was first made famous in Longhorn, then Windows Vista.

Luckily, for those users who wish a little bit of metro on their copy of Windows 7, it can be done by using the themes feature in Windows 7. I was curious about what programs out there that are making the switch, along with Microsoft, to the Metro user interface and I ran across this theme on TechSplurge.com which completely takes over your Windows desktop for a metro-inspired alternative. Here’s how:

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  • Follow the theme creators directions in the HowTo.txt accompanying the download:
  1. In the Extras folder there is another folder with a name “Uxtheme Patch”
  2. Enter the folder then right click and run as Administrator the “UniversalThemePatcher-x64″ or “UniversalThemePatcher-x86″
  3. Click on all 3 buttons with the name Patch from the Top to Bottom
  4. Restart your computer
  5. Go to the Theme folder and then
  6. Copy the 2 files in there and paste them to C:/Windows/Resources/Themes
  7. Double Click to the “Zune QuickPlay.theme” file and you’re now have the Sonye Theme of your computer.

Being a big fan of the Metro design language, I went through the process and applied the theme with a custom wallpaper. Here is what my desktop looks like with the theme applied:

In most cases, users either hate or love the Metro UI. There doesn’t seem to be many in-between. If you are one of the ones that can’t get enough Metro, then you can turn your desktop into a Metro desktop by using this theme.

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7 Movies Themes For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/29/7-movies-themes-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/29/7-movies-themes-windows-7/#comments Sun, 29 May 2011 21:09:07 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11590 For all you movies fans out there, I’ve gathered up a selection of great themes from your favorite movies for Windows 7. I’m sure you all have personal favorites, and I’m sorry if I haven’t included yours in the list below, but hopefully there’s something there for everyone.

Be sure to let us know what one’s your favorite in the comments below.

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1. Shrek Forever After

One of the greatest movies of all time. You just know it’s one of those movies that you’ll watch over and over again. So why not have the Shrek theme as well?

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2. Kung Fu Panda

What can be cooler than a Panda who knows Kung Fu? Well only the Kung Fu Panda Theme Pack for Windows 7 of course!

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3. Harry Potter

I’m sure nearly everyone has seen at least one of the Harry Potter movies at this stage, or at least read the books? Even if you haven’t this is still a pretty cool theme pack.

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4. Rango

This theme is derived from the movie Rango and that much loved Chameleon. I don’t think he can quite camouflage to your desktop, but it’s still a pretty neat theme for fans of the movie.

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5. Justin Bieber – Never Say Never

For all you Justin Bieber fans out there (and those who claim not to be) this is for you. This theme is taken from his movie “Never Say Never” and I’m sure all his fans will be more than pleased with it.

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6. Narnia

Of course what collection of Windows 7 Themes would be complete without a theme from the beautiful land of Narnia. This Windows 7 Theme has all the magic of Narnia built right into it, a must have.

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7. Rio

For those of you who love Rio and all its animated animals I’m sure you’ll love this theme pack just as much.

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7 Sports Themes For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/23/7-sports-themes-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/23/7-sports-themes-windows-7/#comments Mon, 23 May 2011 16:09:26 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11531 Today I’ve put together a great selection of Windows 7 Sports themes for all our sporting users. I’ve tried to mix things up from soccer teams,football and other sports. I’ve even got one for all you vuvuzela fans (more about that below)! Some of the themes simply change your wallpaper and color scheme, others will do a little bit more like turn your recycle bin into a football stadium as well as changing the sounds slightly.

Anyway have a look at them below and let me know which is your favorite.

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1. Boston Red Sox

For all you Boston Red Sox fans.

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2.Surfing Theme

This is a pretty cool theme, even if you’re not into surfing.

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3.Skiing Theme

I’d go for this theme because of the dramatic scenery in it as much as for the skiing.

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4. Barcelona Theme

For all you Barcelona fans, it even changes some of your icons to a football stadium and football.

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5. Detroit Tigers

For all you Detroit Tiger fans

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6. Chelsea Theme

For all you Chelsea fans.

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7.Vuvuzela Theme

Now beware, this theme can get on your nerves. Once you set it as your theme you will be overwhelmed with that world renowned sound of the Vuvuzela. It’s probably a great theme to set on someones computer as prank, they’ll be scratching their head trying to figure out where that annoying sound is coming from for a while.

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Android Theme For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/19/android-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/19/android-theme-windows-7/#comments Thu, 19 May 2011 14:57:40 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11500 We’re obviously big fans of Windows 7 on this site, but that doesn’t mean that we are anti anything not from Microsoft.  In fact, I own both an iPhone 4 and an iPad – shock, horror!

In honour of other great products out there, we’d like to bring to your attention a great Windows 7 Theme based on Android from Google.  This theme consists of over 25 Android based wallpapers, and also includes custom android icons and sounds.

You are here: Unofficial Wallpapers & Themes | Windows 7 Android Theme

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Source: Vikitech

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Windows 7 HDR Photograph Themes from the Artist PinGalleryhttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/15/architectural-photographs-artist-pingallery/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/15/architectural-photographs-artist-pingallery/#comments Sun, 15 May 2011 18:57:10 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11454 Windows 7 Themes come in a variety of formats, here are photographs from PinGallery who specializes in HDR

HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. HDR-digital photos are characterized by high richness, even in bright areas or deep shadows. This is possible when conventional bracketing are converted by using special software in HDR images.

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In image processing, computer graphics, and photography, high dynamic range imaging (HDRI or just HDR) is a set of techniques that allow a greater dynamic range of luminances between the lightest and darkest areas of an image than standard digital imaging techniques or photographic methods.

To create an HDR image, multiple shots are needed. Due to the overexposure and underexposure of individual agencies and the drawings in the bright and dark areas are recorded. The calculated HDR image can not be displayed properly because it is contrary to standard images (LDR – Low Dynamic Range) instead of the color information stored with 32 bit resolution with 8 bit and the contrast is just too great. The final picture is obtained only with the Tone Mapping. It allows numerous settings and parameters, with special lighting – form and color effects.

Windows 7 HDR Photograph Themes from the Artist PinGallery – Download Links:

[Dresden_Nymphenbad] [Church_Russich] [Castle Pillnitz I] [View 4 of the Schwerin Castle] [Port Pyramid - Hamburg]

[Frauenkirche in Dresden II] [Potsdam-Belvedere on Klausberg] [Reichstag Dome at Night] [City Hall in Hamburg III]

[Lafayette Berlin V] [Marianske Lazne - Tschechien2] [Berlin Dom - Friedrichs Bridge] [The Woolworth Building]

[Prague - Castle Park] [Church in Guadeloupe] [Schloss Sanssouci - Potsdam] [Green House] [Inner Courtyard with Fountain]

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Robot Windows7 Themes from the Artist Rettaghttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/14/robot-windows7-themes-artist-rettag/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/14/robot-windows7-themes-artist-rettag/#comments Sat, 14 May 2011 23:19:56 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11444 Robot themes and wallpapers are very popular backgrounds, and here are several Robot Windows7 Themes from the artist Rettag.

[Guaro_of_ gigantic_8] [Guaro_of_ gigantic_7 ] [Guaro_of_ gigantic_6 ] [Guaro_of_ gigantic_5]

[Guaro_of_ gigantic_4] [Guaro_of_gigantic_3][DaitOurYou] [Guard_of_gigantic_2] [Guard_of_ gigantic]

[mischievous_little_ robot][Run] [Holloween]

To download the images select the Download Center.Type in the image name(with an underline mark for the space, or copy the name from the list above).

Visit the Download Center to see all Downloads, including Windows 7 Utilities and Windows 7 Wallpapers.

To convert Wallpapers to Themes go to: How to turn Wallpapers into Windows 7 Themes

 

 

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Dragon Windows7 Themes from the Artist KeremBeyithttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/13/dragon-windows7-themes-artist-kerembeyit/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/13/dragon-windows7-themes-artist-kerembeyit/#comments Fri, 13 May 2011 20:33:41 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11441 Here are 18  Windows7 Themes on the subject of Dragons. The artist is KeremBeyit, whose gallery appears in Deviant Art.

You can download the theme from the Artists link by selecting Download Center, and typing in the theme name. Note, words are separated by a hyphen.

Here are the images:

[Over the Clouds], [Sir Wooden Sword], [The Well], [Black], [Mushroom Hill],

[Half Elf Girl], [Into the Unknown], [Go Away], [Steampunk Dragon], [Moonlight],

[Egg Thief], [Bronze], [Red], [The Dragons of Ordinary Farm], [Green], [Silver],

[Cretaceous Sunset], [Forest Girl], [The Book of the Sword Cover]

The artists web site: http://kerembeyit.gfxartist.com/


To convert Wallpapers to Themes go to: How to turn Wallpapers into Windows 7 Themes

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Windows7 Top Themes From Various Artistshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/12/windows7-top-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/12/windows7-top-themes/#comments Thu, 12 May 2011 23:49:29 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11425 Windows 7 Themes, or background pictures,  give your desktop a new look.  Some are basic to the Windows 7 software, others are available for download.  Here is a set of Windows 7 Themes that range from Science Fiction to Nature. These are available on Windows7News posts.

Windows7 Sci-Fi Themes from TheLovas

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If you like Black and White Photography, see the images at:

Windows7 Themes-Images-Wallpapers from Black and White Photography

Black and White can look dynamic.

Robot Themes are a different type of Science Fiction pictures that strike the imagination. See them at

Windows7 New Robot Images for Themes and Wallpapers and Screenshots

Warrior art themes are also popular the following link connects you to several warrior art themes.

Windows7 Themes from Warrior Art

Here are examples of photo manipulation art. Windows7 Themes from Photo Manipulation Artworks

 

There are a variety of Celebrity Pencil Drawings Look at: Windows7 Themes – Celebrity Pencil Drawings from Various Artists

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Windows7 Themes, Images, and Wallpapers from the Artist RayBender

 

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Windows7 Themes or Wallpapers From Images By the Artist CygX1

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Windows7 Space Images and Themes from the Artist Phoenix-06

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Windows7 Themes Using Images by the Artist Arcipello

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New Windows 8 Theme For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/05/windows-8-theme-windows-7/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/05/windows-8-theme-windows-7/#comments Thu, 05 May 2011 22:07:41 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11384 I’m sure many of you have been following the events revolving around Windows 8 over on our sister blog windows8news. Those of you who have will know by now that we have got some primitive looks at the new Windows 8 user interface. Of course there is still a long way to go with it, but that hasn’t stopped several graphic designers from coming up with new Windows 8 themes for Windows 7.

The Windows 8 user interface that we’ve seen to date already looks much cleaner and more polished than Windows 7. Even though it’s far from finished Deviantart has got one of the first theme’s to transform your Windows 7 desktop into Windows 8.

Unfortunately because it is not an official Microsoft approved theme it’s not an easy one click install job which is commonplace with most themes.

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It doesn’t affect how Windows operates in anyway so don’t worry about that. It just makes it look a little bit more polished and refined, as well as adding the user icon to the bottom right.

  • It works on both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7 (according to the developer 32-bit is better)
  • It is necessary to patch a couple of system files before you install that (more on that here)
  • It should work with all languages
  • Be sure to make a backup of your system just to be sure
  • Some reports claim that it doesn’t work too well on multiple monitors
  • It’s constantly being updated so be sure to check for updates over time

For the most part these themes are fairly simple and straightforward to install and shouldn’t cause too much trouble. But just beware they are not official Microsoft themes.

See here for all the download and installation instructions

More screenshots below


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Windows 8 Theme For Windows 7http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/05/windows-8-theme-windows-7-2/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/05/05/windows-8-theme-windows-7-2/#comments Thu, 05 May 2011 17:16:02 +0000 http://windows8news.com/?p=555 Microsoft is currently working on completing Milestone 3 of the Windows 8 development process. This basically means that a lot can – and will – change in the coming months. The user interface is no exception to that, even though it looks cleaner and more professional than that of Windows 7 already.

When the first desktop screenshots of Windows 8 appeared, several designers began to create themes for existing operating systems.

The latest is called 8 Skin Pack for 7. It was posted on Deviantart where it is available for public download. The theme looks very professional, which can be attributed to the fact that it goes beyond what standard themes can offer in Windows 7.

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Here are the basics that you need to know before you start installing the Windows 8 theme:

  • It works on both 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7 SP1, works better under 32-bit according to the developer.
  • It is compatible with all language versions of Windows 7.
  • It is necessary to patch system files before you can install the theme.
  • Before you do that, create a backup of your system.
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The developer has posted links to all necessary files and tools on the theme’s page.

If you ask me, then I’d say that this is the best looking Windows 8 theme so far.

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New Windows 7 Bing Themeshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/03/28/windows-7-bing-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/03/28/windows-7-bing-themes/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2011 03:30:07 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=11063 It’s been a while, but Microsoft has made an update to the Windows 7 Bing Update them pack. The theme pack in question is a unique addition to the collection of Bing-branded themes from Microsoft.  Here is how it works, Windows 7 has an option of allowing its users to set themes to customize their desktops the they want. But, the problem is that these themes are limited to a few wallpapers after which it all becomes  boring again. But the  “Bing Dynamic” theme changes things.  It updates your Windows 7 theme with new wallpapers directly from Bing.

Bing Dynamic

Actually, there is more, with Bing Dynamic Microsoft offered a special theme featuring auto-updating theme capabilities.  What this means is that Microsoft designed a theme pack, which is  capable of automatically refreshing the collection of wallpapers through an RSS feed.  So the plan was that for Windows 7 users who installed Bing Dynamic would receive new wallpapers from Microsoft at certain times throughout the year.  The idea was to enable the program  and receive two new photos from Bing every week for three months.  But that didn’t happen. In fact the program lay dormant.  There haven’t been any updates to the Bing dynamic theme since November but it appears it is going again with 2 new pictures just released.

Back To Life

But the Bing Dynmic theme has come back to life. The Bing Dynamics theme is now available for download through the Windows Personalization Gallery at no charge, and now that auto-updating has been switched back on, users have fresh reasons to download and install it.

You can get the Bing Dynamic at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/bing-dynamic-theme

Presumably this Bing Dynamic program won’t stall and fizzle out. It’s not in Microsoft’s best interest to let it. So it would be a good program to jump into for the variety of themes and make your desktop more entertaining.

Note: Windows 7 themes can only be used in Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate editions.

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Windows 7 Lovebirds, Valentine’s Day Themehttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/02/05/windows-7-lovebirds-valentines-day-theme/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/02/05/windows-7-lovebirds-valentines-day-theme/#comments Sat, 05 Feb 2011 12:11:50 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=10686 Microsoft has just released a new theme for all users of the Windows 7 operating system. The Lovebirds theme features five background images of birds, flowers and hearts. The pink wallpapers are definitely not for everyone but Microsoft would not have released the new theme if there was not a market for it, right?

The theme has been made available just in time for Valentine’s Day. The composition and colors suggest that Microsoft is majorly targeting female Windows 7 users with that theme. Take a look at the five images below.

You can download some or all of the images by clicking on them above if you want, or download the theme below.

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The theme is provided in an executable format. A double-click on the file once it has been downloaded is enough to make it the default theme on the system.

Update:

A second Valentine’s Day theme is available at the gallery with less birds but bigger hearts. Take a look at the images below.

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Martin Luther King Windows 7 Themehttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/01/17/martin-luther-king-windows-7-theme/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/01/17/martin-luther-king-windows-7-theme/#comments Mon, 17 Jan 2011 16:47:34 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=10552 We in the UK and Europe aren’t oblivious to the fact that you Americans are having yet another day off, but it’s a very well worthwhile one so we’ll let you off.  Here you can download a special Martin Luther King Windows 7 desktop theme to commemorate the man and his life.

The pictures, four of which are below, are excellent and well worth exhibiting on your Windows 7 desktop.  So happy Martin Luther King day all.  You can download the theme here.

 

 

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New Year In Japan Windows Theme Releasedhttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/01/12/year-japan-windows-theme-released/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2011/01/12/year-japan-windows-theme-released/#comments Wed, 12 Jan 2011 08:46:02 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=10511 Microsoft has updated their Windows 7 theme personalization gallery once again. The New Year In Japan theme has been added by the company showing a total of eight different images of Japan and the country’s New Year celebrations.

You find the wallpaper images as usually below and in our extensive Windows 7 themes gallery.

Users who prefer the full theme can download it from the Microsoft Personalization Gallery. The theme comes in .themepack format which Windows 7 users need to double-click to install.

Visit the Download Center to see all Downloads, including Windows 7 Utilities and Windows 7 Wallpapers.
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Arctic, Fireworks Windows 7 Themes Now Availablehttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2010/12/28/arctic-fireworks-windows-7-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2010/12/28/arctic-fireworks-windows-7-themes/#comments Tue, 28 Dec 2010 09:14:11 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=10417 Microsoft is pushing out Windows 7 themes in regular intervals. The two recent additions to the Windows Personalization Gallery are the Arctic and Fireworks themes. Both themes are more or less wallpaper collections that users can install as themes.

Both themes are available for download at the official Windows Personalization Gallery. Windows 7 users need to download the themes and double-click the downloaded files to add the theme to their operating system.

The arctic theme offers 15 arctic themed background images from all over the world. You find images from Sweden, Iceland, Canada and Alaska in the pack among others.

The fireworks theme offers 13 wallpaper images that show fireworks from around the world, ideal for a year end’s theme.

Visit the Download Center to see all Downloads, including Windows 7 Utilities and Windows 7 Wallpapers.

 

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Windows 7 Christmas Themeshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2010/12/21/windows-7-christmas-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2010/12/21/windows-7-christmas-themes/#comments Tue, 21 Dec 2010 22:48:48 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=10390 Yes it’s that time of the year, Christmas day is only a few short days away and if you’re not feeling the festive spirit, what better way is there to get some of that holiday cheer than decorating your desktop?

I decided to make things a little bit easier for you and put together a selection of Christmas flavoured themes for you. So without further ado, here are some gorgeous Christmas themes to get you and your desktop into the festive spirit.

(Don’t forget to check out our other selection of themes)

Twinkle Wish Windows 7 Theme from Microsoft

This first theme comes from Microsoft themselves, a cute animated theme, ideal to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Windows 7 Christmas Theme

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Windows 7 News Christmas Theme

Our very own theme designed by one of editors here at Windows 7 News

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Christmas Cartoon Theme

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Microsoft Releases Narnia And Snow Angel Windows 7 Themeshttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2010/12/14/microsoft-releases-narnia-snow-angel-windows-7-themes/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2010/12/14/microsoft-releases-narnia-snow-angel-windows-7-themes/#comments Tue, 14 Dec 2010 23:36:21 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=10356 Microsoft has just released two new Windows 7 themes to the official Windows 7 Personalization Gallery. The two new themes are available for direct download and installation on the website.

The themes can be installed by downloading the linked file with the themepack extension to the computer running Windows 7. It is then installed on the system with a double-click on the downloaded file.

Narnia Dawn Treader is the first theme that has been released alongside the new Narnia movie that is currently airing in cinemas around the world. The theme consists of six Narnia wallpapers that you see below.

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The second theme is called Snow Angels, and I’m not sure if this can be linked to a movie, comic, book or something like that, or if it is just a collection of snow angel wallpapers. Please let us know if you know more about the second theme.

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Harry Potter Windows 7 Theme Releasedhttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2010/11/30/harry-potter-windows-7-theme-released/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2010/11/30/harry-potter-windows-7-theme-released/#comments Tue, 30 Nov 2010 16:46:24 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=10268 Microsoft is constantly pushing out new themes for the Windows 7 operating system, to provide users with more personalization options. The latest addition to the ever growing number of official themes is the Harry Potter theme for Windows 7, dedicated to the first part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, which is currently shown in cinemas around the world.

The theme should appeal to both young and old Harry Potter fans featuring six wallpapers of Harry, Hermione, Ron, Snape, Bellatrix and Voldemort.

The wallpapers are well done even though we would have wished for a bit more of variety as they appear to be part of the same “theme”.

The theme is available for download in our download center. Windows 7 users can install the theme with a double-click after downloading it. Everyone else may still download the theme and use an unpacker like 7-zip to extract the wallpapers to their system to use them without the theme file. Fans may even go the extra step and install a wallpaper changer to automatically switch between all, or only some, of the wallpapers of the theme.

You can alternatively download the wallpapers also from our download center.

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Windows 7 Holiday Lights Themehttp://www.everything-microsoft.com/2010/11/23/windows-7-holiday-lights-theme/ http://www.everything-microsoft.com/2010/11/23/windows-7-holiday-lights-theme/#comments Tue, 23 Nov 2010 08:15:13 +0000 http://www.everything-microsoft.com/?p=10240 Personalization of the operating system, and offering ways to personalize Windows 7, seem to have been on the top of the feature list over at Microsoft. The Redmond company is regularly pushing out new Windows 7 themes, and while some of the themes look and feel like advertisement, others are related to events, the time of the year or just darn cute.

New themes give the operating system a vibrant feel. We all know that most computer users like to personalize their desktops with wallpaper images and maybe a different color and sound scheme. And that’s exactly what Microsoft delivers. Most of the themes offered are nothing more than wallpaper collections, but that’s fine because that’s what most users want.

Microsoft seems to have been busy pushing out new themes lately. Mike already mentioned the Windows Live Clouds theme that was released earlier today. It was not the only new theme though. Just in time for the holiday season is the Holiday Lights theme, available over at the official Microsoft Personalization gallery for Windows 7.

The theme comes with 17 different backgrounds for the holiday / Christmas season.

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