Download New Themes in Windows 7

If you want to spice up your desktop easily in Windows 7 a good method is changing the Theme. If you’ve already exhausted the default Themes included in the OS, you might want to download new ones. Here we take a look at easily downloading new Themes from Microsoft’s Personalization Gallery.

To download new Themes right-click on the Desktop and select Personalize.

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Then under My Themes click on Get more themes online.

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That takes you to Microsoft’s site where you can select from a variety of New and Featured themes from the Personalization Gallery.

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Now you can open and apply the theme right away, or save a bunch of them for use later.

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Here are examples of the Avatar and Gears of War Themes.

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For more information on Themes check out our Learning Windows 7 post on Desktop Themes and Backgrounds. Have fun!

Brian Burgess worked in IT for 10 years before pursuing his passion for writing. He's been a tech blogger and journalist for the past seven years, and can be found on his about me page or Google+