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I have tried everything on this page, including things mentioned by commenters. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Played around with perfomance options and still nothing. Will I have to do an entire factory reset on my hard drive?UpdateCancelPromoted by FreshserviceOnline tech. Check This Out

I re-ran the performance score test in Vista, then rebooted and was able to re-enable Aero again. Please try the request again. We receive so many comments in theme articles and receive many emails asking the same question, how to uninstall the theme? The problem ended up being that my monitor was set to High Color (16 bit) instead of True Color (32 bit).To change this right click desktop -> Screen Resolution -> Advanced http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-desktop/restore-the-original-vista-start-menu-and-taskbar/9c185d3b-b725-4998-ae99-0dc68eb9e55f

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Also try these...Right-click desktop > personalise. It's really bugging me!Thanks!video card is AMD 6970 btw I ran into the same problem. now i just have a classic theme and when i follow your steps i click on Windows Aero and in the preview it is just a black screen and if i support software - Automate your tech.

This si the first time this has happend to me and its so annoying!! February 18, 2009 Rei My fix came by changing the video setting from 16 bit to 32 bit. the list goes on.. No luck no matter what.

Any ideas? Scroll through the list and find "Themes". This is the update that has the problem. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-38897-theme-change-to-classic-when-i-boot-computer Now download and run theme patcher to allow 3rd party themes using following topic: How to Install and Use Themes in Windows? 4.

Thanks - Bear P.S., I've tried the system restore and it didn't change it. When I click on Color, Window Color and Appearance pop up box appears. I dont know what's causing it in the first place. Please help?!

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Normally once you close out of some applications everything goes back to normal, but sometimes you get "stuck" with the Vista Basic theme, and have to go in and enable it Then I went into services and it said the desktop thingy majiger was running and i was really disappointed. Windows 7 Taskbar Changed To Basic View dean sir i deleted all the themes, leaving the aero theme only. nothing was working until I tried your final step and restarted the Desktop Window Manager service.

Thank you! his comment is here Leave a Comment Cancel Comment Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website or Blog Connect with Us RSS feed | Email newsletter Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | YouTube The trick for me was re-enable the Desktop Window Manager service. We hope it'll help people in easily uninstalling custom themes in Windows...

I've tried everything. I had to go into services and start Desktop Window Manager service and change the property from manual to auto. Is ((a + (b & 255)) & 255) the same as ((a + b) & 255)? http://bigvideogamereviewer.com/windows-vista/fix-windows-vista-errors.html Thank you VG ^^ Once you start your laptop, it'll show recovery screen where you can use System Restore to restore the machine at an earlier working state.

yay yay yay! I have COA Need help getting wifi password back solved 3 hard drives. today i did an update and it went.

Copy all contents in "Theme" folder to "C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\" folder and apply the theme using Desktop Properties.

Thanks for the explanation too. Michael DenneyWritten 155w agoopen a command window (run 'cmd')...then enter 'sfc /scannow'...(without quotes)...you 'might' need your vista install dvd handy...or not...this command will unpack and fix any damaged windows system files...also It drove me nuts for 2 weeks until I remembered I had applied that patch about the same time. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices

My next thing is to try this: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/66978-system-files-sfc-command.html But I don't have time now! After a reboot I noticed the Aero effect is gone. You'd have to back up all of your files, naturally. http://bigvideogamereviewer.com/windows-vista/formatting-c-drive-with-windows-vista.html sai @VG please give me sme suggestions of how to restore the old icons and boot screen of my system tat runs on Windows7!!

I was frustrated when I couldn't get the Aero Theme back after some Registry changes and reboot. I went to the "control panel" then clicked on "system and maintenance" then clicked on "performance information and tools" and finally clicked on the left pane option "adjust visual effects". I even tried a system restore and it didn't restore successfully. Odd that this was necessary, since the old drivers worked just fine up until now, but I'm glad to have my Aero back.

I have several updates with that date and don't know which one I'm supposed to get rid of. If it's not, then enable it and then you probably have to reboot. Facing Problems in Applying Theme? Click on properties.