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Best Sites to download windows 7 themes

When we first buy a PC with windows operating system the first thing that we do is to play around with its appearance where we try to tweak and change the background or wallpaper,screen saver etc. Windows 7 comes out with a default look and feel and is usually  loaded with few themes to change the appearance of windows operating system. But the basic options that is available  with Windows 7 might not satisfy every one need’s. This need has created an opportunity  of development where anyone can develop their own windows 7 themes to match their taste.

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Overview on Windows 7 themes.

What does a windows theme contain? When you start the windows operating system it is loaded with the default branding of Windows which comes with set of  background wall papers which keeps changing periodically or can set one standard wallpaper from the list provided, comes with a predefined toolbar colors, sounds assigned when we perform certain action. These look and feel options which are bundled together is called as a windows theme or widely known as windows skin. There are variety of windows 7 themes available grouped on various categories such as art,abstract,nature,wild life etc. Depending upon what you like you can choose an appropriate windows skin and download it. Once downloaded follow these instructions to change Windows 7 themes. There are paid  themes and free windows 7 themes available. There are lot of quality themes available in free sites which will mostly match our needs. One thing to keep in mind is when you load themes with very high resolution images it might compromise on performance of the system and you need to choose a theme which gives best performance . I am going to cover some of the quality free sites to download best windows 7 themes.

Microsoft Personalization Gallery


This is official website from Microsoft which has wide variety of windows 7 themes pack grouped into multiple categories. This is the first stop you need to make if you are looking for free windows 7 themes. You can browse through the various categories listed here and choose the theme which matches your interests. you can preview the theme look at the pictures available in each theme and if you are interested in the theme you can go ahead and download the theme and install it in your system

Windows-7-Themes Site


This is another free site which has a whole lot of windows 7 skins.  This site  has a collection of windows 2d skins and windows 7 3d themes. This site also has an forum to ask various themes related question and you can browse their catalogue of windows theme, preview a theme and choose the one that suits your needs.

Site with Growing collection of themes


This site is a collection of user contributed themes and hence keeps growing with latest  themes. Apart from themes the site also has collection of wallpapers and windows gadgets which can be downloaded and applied to your system.

There are many more free sites available to download windows 7 themes, but I would recommend the above listed sites as they have some quality and reliable themes which we can download without any fear of malwares. So which themes have you installed in your Windows 7 System. Share me your windows 7  skin details in comments and the reasons on why you love that skin?


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  1. Hey Jayashree,

    Nice article once again . I am using Windows 7 in my PC and now try these cool themes to enhance the look . Please share for windows 8 also. I am Waiting for it.

    Thanks & Regards
    Ritul Gangwar
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  2. Awesome share, Really awesome themes of windows 7 and I’ve downloaded few of them.

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    • Thanks Nithin for Stopping by and giving your valuable feedback. Keep coming and give your valuable feedback for other posts.

  3. Hi Jayashree,

    Yes, the look and feel of windows 7 is awesome.

    This s my first time visit to your blog. Nice blog. A simple article with nice themes for windows. Am not using windows 7 bcoz of its bugs. But i ll try this themes for my lap. Thanks for sharing this here.

    I think, you created this blog recently. All the best for your blogging journey.

    Hope to see you back in my blog
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  4. Hi.. Janeshree

    Nice post dear, actually this is my first visit on your blog. and just saw this helpful post for me 😀 because currently i am using windows 7 on my PC .

    Thanks 🙂

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  5. Hi Jayashree,

    Nice to know your focus on window 7 theme. I think one should surely go for it by downloading it. See I am very tech but lovely feeling to see girls involvement in these aspects.

    Keep working and thanks for sharing.

    • Hello Shiwangi – Thanks for stopping by and giving your valuable feedback. Yeah It is great to see active female bloggers like you, me and many more who are contributing a lot and sharing their knowledge!!!!. Keep visiting my blog and give your valuable suggestions.

  6. Hi jayashree
    Good Too see you with Windows 7 theme.I had never seen such a good article about windows theme also.
    thanks for sharing.
    keep Posting.
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  7. Hi jayashree
    this is the first time i ‘ve visited your blog and i found this one. Honestly i’m still using Window 7 and going to try 8 but your post really encourage me to stick with the old one.
    thanks for your sharing.

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  8. Hey Jayashree,

    Thanks for the awesome list of sites to download Windows 7 Themes. Well, looking forward to sites for downloading Windows 8 Themes.

  9. Great collection of Window 7 themes, the plain old theme get boring this makes windows 7 look brand new.
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