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Lost Vista colors and themeS in personalzations

Turned on the computer this morning and I had the old windows classic theme. went to personalizations and my vista theme and colors were not there. Clicked on windows color and apperance was listed and when I clicked on it just the old windows classic and standard was listed. I don't know how to get it back.
Thank you for any help you can give me.

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  • charpend May 25, 2009

    Hi Chris

    windows areo and windows vista basic don't show up.Just windows classic and basic. Thae areo is gone.

  • charpend May 25, 2009

    Some how windows areo theme was turned off in my services so I enabled all and it came back on. afraid to turn some of the services off. Might screw something up again..LOL I need to find out what some of them are. All this is so confusing to me. Oh well I'll take it slow and maybe I will figure it all out someday.

    Thanks again to all.

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Hi there.
Right click on the task bar, select properties, a window will pop up and select the start menu tab, them just change it back to normal start menu and you should be able to have the full range of colours back again.
Please post back if you need anymore assistance.

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Remove and reinstall the video drivers on the machine. That should resolve your issue.

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Hi,

From the classic appearances window that pops up select either windows aero or windows vista basic then click ok, the next time you go into appearances you will get the usual vista version.

Hope this helps FixYa,

Chris

Posted on May 25, 2009

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