Windows 8.1 - Prevent themes from changing your desktop icons

March 2017


Windows 8.1 - Prevent themes from changing your desktop icons



When using custom themes with Windows, in most cases your Desktop themes will change too. How to prevent this from happening?

The procedure is as follows:
  • Right-click on an empty area of your Desktop > Personalize.
  • Uncheck "Allow themes to change desktop icons" and click on Apply.

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