Classic Windows 7 themes are grey, dark, dull but can speed up your PC and save energy on old CRT monitors. If you can stand the darkish desktop and grey shell, you should download some classic themes for Windows 7 for sure!
Also nice read: Use dark Windows 7 themes to save energy
1. Classic Grey Windows 7 Theme
You want to speed up your Windows 7 PC and don’t need any fancy Aero effects? Why not try a classic Windows 7 theme with a grey shell. Like this one:
2. Windows 7 Classic Theme WIP 9
Another classic Windows 7 theme – looks pretty grey and dull but that’s intended. Top theme for slow PC’s
3. Blending In – Windows 7 Basic Theme
New Windows 7 Basic theme with different caption buttons
4. Darknight Classic Visual Style for Windows 7
A very lightweight dark visual style for Windows 7.If you want to save energy you need a dark desktop – this one is awesome for that purpose
We’ll be on the lookout for more classic Windows 7 themes to save energy or speed up the PC.
I’m not exactly sure how much energy you can save by using a dark theme, but it really adds up in the long run. Of course you don’t have to use a classic Windows 7 theme – a darkish/grey custom theme might already help. The themes service is not that resource hungry, so it’s definitely a good way to save energy on certain monitors (CRT monitors and others – you’d have to look up the details online)