1. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 7
       15 Sep 2016 #1

    Windows 10 - classic theme

    Hi, I use Windows 7 and would like to upgrade to Windows 10, but in Windows 10 there is no gray classic theme known from Windows 98, which is still supported on Windows 7. I found some tutorials how to do it on Windows 8 and 10, but none of those were functional. Is there any way to have the good old Windows classic theme on Windows 10?

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  2. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,519
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       15 Sep 2016 #2

    There are some dark themes here:
    5 Dark Themes for Windows 10
    Worth a web search.

    Bear in mind so much has changed (and keeps changing with major builds) old theme packages are not applicable.

    Stardock's Windows Blinds is said to be Win 10 compatible, but whether it's compatible with the latest build from early August I don't know.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 808
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       15 Sep 2016 #3

    Check some of the classic themes in these pack:
    Classic themes for Windows 8 total 17 themes

    They still work on W10.

    Also keep in mind that since the classic themes you know from Win98 are gone, these new look-alikes use the high contrast functionality in W8 / W10 to re-create all the colors.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 10
    Windows 8.1
       16 Sep 2016 #4

    classic theme known from Windows 98,
    From Windows 95.

    Yes. The methods are the same as on Windows 8:

    How to change the theme of Windows 8 to the classic theme? - Super User
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