Learn how to find and use hidden Windows 7 Aero themes.
When you personalize your Windows 7 desktop you’ll notice a few Aero themes bundles with Windows 7. Architecture, Characters, Landscapes, Nature, Scenes, and a theme for your country or region.
What if I told you there were more hidden Aero themes available. Windows 7 includes other locale-specific Aero themes like Australia, Canada, Africa, and Europe. You just have to know where to find them.
Enable Windows 7’s Hidden Aero Themes
- Open Windows Explorer.
- Click one time in a blank space in Windows Explorer’s address bar and replace it’s contents with C:\Windows\Globalization\MCT and then press Enter.
Note: You won’t be able to browse to the MCT folder because it’s hidden.
- To install a hidden theme, open one of the MCT-XX folders, open the theme folder, and then double-click the theme file to install it.
- The theme will automatically activate and become installed in the My Themes section of the Personalization window.
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