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While trying to disable Aero in Windows 7, I went to Personalize and then changed the theme to the "Basic" theme in Windows 7. Now the problem is that I cannot see the desktop.

Windows starts normally; the animated Windows logo appears then I see a blank screen, although the monitor is on (and not in standby).

How can I reveret back to the other theme?

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Does it display anything in Safe Mode or Low-Resolution Video Mode? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Aug 24 '11 at 20:10
Yes it show display in safe mode. – coure2011 Aug 24 '11 at 23:04
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On power up, start tapping F8, this will get you the Windows Advanced Boot Options screen, highlight "repair your computer" and hit enter key.

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Once Windows Recovery Environment loads, select "repair your computer"

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then the tools page will load, choose System Restore. pick a date before you changed the Aero setting.

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+1 for detailed answer. But I dont have any restore point – coure2011 Aug 24 '11 at 23:05
Try a startup repair. – Moab Aug 24 '11 at 23:13

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