Windows could not start the themes service on local computer (3 solutions)

Windows Cant Start Themes Service Getting the error Windows could not start the themes service on local computer? Then try this.

0 Pre-requisites

before you start, it is recommended to restart the Windows 7 themes – this may already fix your problems

1 Scan For Corrupt System Files

Whenever you run into serious problems, it is recommend to do a system file check

1. StepOpen an elevated command prompt

2. StepEnter sfc.exe /scannow and hit Enter

Scanning System For Corrupt Themes Service Files

2 Have You Used Windows 7 Aero Themes Before?

If you know that your PC is capable of running them, then proceed, else you should make sure that your graphic card / mainboard actually supports the themes service – for that WDDM driver (Windows Display Driver Model) support is required

3 Reset Privileges

We have a registry tweak that can reset your Themes service values and reset the RequiredPrivileges key that is important for the service to work properly

Download Themes Service Tweak

Published: Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 Last Modified: April 4, 2012

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