How to Access Hidden Themes in Windows 7

Windows 7 offers a great assortment of themes to customize the feel and look of your computer. The themes are based on the location and language you select when you install Windows 7.


Other than the location specific themes you get by default, you can access hidden themes in Windows 7 which are offered to other regions and countries.

  1. Click the Start Button.

  2. In the search box type C:\\Windows\Globalization\MCT

  3. Windows Explorer will show you a window with additional themes. These will be from Great Britain, South Africa, Australia, and Canada.

  4. You will have the option of selecting either the wallpaper or the whole theme

  5. You can install the new theme by double clicking on the required file.

  6. The new theme you added will show under My Themes inside the Personalization pane.

  7. You can also download additional themes from You may not need to now that you've found the hidden themes.

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