The next Windows 7 update will completely remove Windows 7 Aero themes from Windows 7 and Vista. Experts state that Windows 7 and Windows Vista consume 12,10% more energy when Aero themes are enabled (especially white Aero themes).
(Image: White Aero theme)
Due to the increasing amount of PC’s in emerging markets Microsoft no longer want to take responsibility for ecological damage on a greater scale and will remove Aero themes as soon as possible.
You will still be able to use the themes: High-Contrast #1, High-Contrast #2, High-Contrast #3, High-contrast Black, Windows 7 Basic and Windows 7 Classic and a variety of other dark themes.
Dark themes consume a lot less energy than white themes and are therefore considered more eco-friendly, that’s why Google once used a completely black homepage.
If you want to contribute to this global effort of energy saving, you should also use the search engine:
This is a black Google search engine that will possibly change the world. We definitely need more darkness in this world!
According to one of our polls, most of you prefer dark Windows 7 themes, therefore we decided that we will also change all of our themes and make them pitch-black.
Here’s one of our new dark Windows 7 themes that is currently work in progress: