How To Delete Windows 7 Themes


Ever since the first beta of Windows 7 was released to the public back in January 2009, Windows enthusiasts have been creating excellent themes for Windows 7 that contains beautiful wallpapers, screen savers, sounds and icons. Microsoft has also been regularly releasing new themes and wallpapers for Windows 7. The official Windows 7 themes can be visited by right-clicking on desktop, selecting Personalization and then clicking Get more themes online link.

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We have also created 14 beautiful themes for Windows 7 to spice your Windows 7 desktop. Download our 14 beautiful themes for Windows 7. Windows 7 also lets users create their own themes by including custom pictures, sound schemes, screen savers and desktop icons. One can follow our how to create your own theme packs for Windows 7 guide to successfully create custom Windows 7 themes. And if you’re on Windows 8, you can check our how to create Windows 8 theme guide.

As there are hundreds of great looking themes (also known as theme packs) available for Windows 7, users end up installing all available themes. If you are bored with a third-party theme or if you want to free up some disk space by removing some themes you can do so in Windows 7.


If you like to uninstall/delete a theme in Windows 7, you need to follow a very simple procedure:

Step 1: Right-click on Desktop and select Personalize.

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Step 2: Next, right-click on the theme that you want to uninstall/delete and select Delete option to completely delete the theme from your PC.

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Note: You can’t delete Windows 7’s default themes by following the above mentioned procedure.

And if you like to extract one or more wallpaper from a theme, please follow our how to extract wallpapers and sounds from a Windows 7 theme guide. Please note that one can’t install theme packs in Windows 7 Starter and Home Basic editions. If you’re on Starter or Home Basic edition and wish to use these beautiful theme packs, we suggest you download the Personalization Panel tool to get all missing personalization features.

To install theme packs designed only for Windows 8, you need to go through our how to install Windows 8 themes in Windows 7 guide.

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