How to install Rainmeter skins/themes?

Need to know how to install Rainmeter skins/themes? Every Rainmeter theme normally comes with an auto-installer. It is recommended to use this installer to install the skins and themes. However, it is not fully fail-proof, so you should also know how to install the Rainmeter skins manually.

How to install Rainmeter Skin Themes

How to install Rainmeter Themes Automatically?

Auto-Installer:

1. Step Extract the contents of your theme somewhere on your hard drive.
2. Step Navigate to the folder and double-click on Rainstaller.exe (might be named differently for other themes)

How to install Rainmeter Skins Manually?

Manual:

1. Step Extract the contents of your theme somewhere on your hard drive.
2. Step Go to that folder and navigate to the subfolder: Data\Skins\. There you will find the folder W7
3. Step Copy the folder W7
4. Step Navigate to C:\Users\[yourusername*]\Documents\Rainmeter\Skins and paste the folder here!
5. Step Go to the folder we extraced the content to in (1).
6. Step Navigate to the subfolder: Data\Themes\
7. Step Copy the folder [ThemeName*]
8. Step Navigate to C:\Users\[yourusername*]\AppData\Local
9. Step Start Rainmeter (exit it if it was open)
10. Step Right-click on the tray-icon and hover over “Themes”: Select [ThemeName*]
11. Done!

*[yourusername*] = your PC username

* [ThemeName*] = your Theme name

Questions?

If you have any questions how to install a specific Rainmeter theme, then post a comment and I’ll try to help where I can. If you are looking for a tutorial that will help you to install 3rd-party (non-rainmeter) themes on Windows 7, read the tutorial:

How to install desktop themes in Windows 7


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