This site is offering you the best collection of windows desktop themes, effects and backgrounds. Windows desktop theme is a package of settings, graphical elements and instructions which will change your Windows interface. Some people call these themes skins. These themes are highly optimized and they would not slow down your computer performance and will setup look and feel of your desktop interface to completely match with your personality or temporary mood.

Microsoft defines windows theme as a background plus a set of sounds, icons, and other elements to help you personalize your computer with one click.

Windows desktop theme can improve interface experience for people with disabilities or anyone else who think he need better readability, contrast or easy of use.

Here are simple guidelines how to change your windows desktop theme in Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

How to change windows desktop theme in Windows 7

First you need to know that Windows 7 Home version does not allow changing and applying different theme. To achieve this possibility check this post.

If you have Windows 7 any premium version then this is how to change your desktop theme:

  1. Start
  2. Control Panel
  3. Personalization
  4. Pick desired theme.

How to change windows desktop theme in Windows Vista?

  1. Right click on Desktop
  2. Click on Personalization
  3. Click Themes
  4. Pick needed theme
  5. Click Apply

How to change windows desktop theme in Windows XP?

  1. Start
  2. Control Panel
  3. Appearance and Themes
  4. Display
  5. Click “Themes” tab
  6. Pick theme and click Apply.

This is the way only to use original Microsoft themes, if you want to use 3rd party theme you’ll need to patch few system files. There are few online programs that are intended for this and among them best one is “Universal Theme Patcher” which works for almost all Windows operating systems (XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7)  both 32bit and 65bit types. However this is third party software and we are not responsible for any damage it can do to your computer.

Now proceed to our categories and pick some cool desktop theme for your Windows OS.