Unlock Hidden Windows 7 Themes

A step by step guide on how to unlock hidden Windows 7 themes.

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There are seven Aero Themes installed by default in Windows 7. These are: Windows 7, Architecture, Characters, Landscapes, Nature, Scenes and United States.

Windows 7 Themes
If you want to add more, all you have to do is unlock a pack of hidden Aero Themes in Windows 7.

Here's how:
  • Go to Windows Explorer, or press Windows Key + E.
  • Navigate to Local Disk (C:) > Windows > winsxs, double click the folder.
  • In the Search box, type *.theme and hit Enter.
  • Find the hidden themes with the letters: ZA, GB, CA, AU
Windows 7 Explorer
Windows 7 Explorer
Windows 7 Explorer
  • Double click each line to install four regional themes such as: South Africa, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.
Hidden Windows 7 Themes
If you want more themes, click here.