Windows 7 - Disable Themes

October 2016

To disable the "Themes" service and switch to the classic theme under Windows 7:
  • Click on Start > type "services.msc" in the search field and press enter.
  • In the "Services" window, look for the following entry:
  • Themes
  • Double click and set the "Startup type" as "Disabled"
  • Click on OK to validate.

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