Did you know about Windows Desktop Themes?

If you’ve grown tired of seeing the same boring desktop interface provided in Windows, there is an easy way to apply a theme pack to add a little variety to your work space.  This method applies to all version of windows from Windows 7 and newer, local sessions and RDP sessions alike.

Step 1 -  Right click on your desktop and choose the Personalize option.

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Step 2 -   Choose a theme to apply. Should your list of themes read (0), no problem we’ll get some new ones in  Step 2a

Step 2 - Choose a theme to apply. Should your list of themes read (0), no problem we’ll get some new ones in Step 2a

Step 2a -   Click the  Get more themes online  link. This will open a web browser window and present you with a list of themes you can choose from. Make a selection by clicking on the  Download  link under the theme of your choosing. In the screen shot example the  Community Showcase Aqua 3  was selected.

Step 2a - Click the Get more themes online link. This will open a web browser window and present you with a list of themes you can choose from. Make a selection by clicking on the Download link under the theme of your choosing. In the screen shot example the Community Showcase Aqua 3 was selected.

Step 3 -   After the theme downloads, Chrome users click the  down arrow  then choose  Open .

Step 3 - After the theme downloads, Chrome users click the down arrow then choose Open.

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Enjoy your new work environment - Your theme has now been applied.  Any themes you apply will add themselves to your My Themes list shown in Step 2 for re-use in the future.  Windows will cycle through the desktop wallpapers included in the applied theme at regular intervals .