I'm mostly looking for good desktop backgrounds here. Themes as in Windows 7 Theme Packs.


Offhand, i would say:

and, of course, the great grandaddy of them all:

  • the ones you made are awesome. they're now my new theme. thanks – eqzx Dec 23 '09 at 0:43

Windows 7 News has a nice collection of themes for Windows 7.

There are 2 categories:

A patch is needed to install the unofficial themes, like UxStyle for instance.

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    Plus one for UxStyle. This is FAR AND AWAY the best "patching" solution out there for running unofficial themes, as it does NOT actually require PATCHING the system, and doesn't affect system files, and can be installed/uninstalled with a standard installer program. – eidylon Dec 22 '09 at 7:29
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    I would not recommend using any sort of patching to apply non-official themes, unless you really know what you're doing. Now that W7 has a halfway-decent theming system, it's not half as necessary. – RCIX Dec 22 '09 at 8:16

In case you mean more than just "wallpapers" when you say "themes", you should know that Lifehacker frequently posts awesome themes for all operating systems. I'll post a few for Windows 7 that I can find (I'll keep editing this post over the next few minutes as I find more)

And in case you're experiencing some Apple envy, here's one that OS X-ifies Windows:

  • These are desktop makeovers. I'm talking about Windows 7 theme packages – eqzx Dec 22 '09 at 5:27

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