Original Windows 7 Themes

You might wonder where the original Windows 7 themes are stored. Here are all the filepaths to the original Windows 7 themes, including archives of the original themes (in case you lost them).

Original Windows 7 Themes

The original theme files might be needed if you want to revert back to the default Windows 7 theme.

Tip: You can always revert back to the original Windows 7 theme by running the Windows System File Checker. Open a command prompt and enter sfc.exe /scannow. Also a system restore should restore the themes as well.

Original Themes: Location

There are a couple paths that you should be aware of:

C:\Windows\Resources\Themes (Aero Themes)
C:\Windows\Resources\Ease of Access Themes (Ease of Access Themes]
C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper (Wallpaper of original Windows 7 Themes)

Here are the names of the original themes:

  • aero.theme
  • architecture.theme
  • characters.theme
  • landscapes.theme
  • nature.theme
  • scenes.theme

Aero folder:

  • accessible-aero.msstyles
  • aero.mstyles
  • Shell
  • en-US

Download Original Windows 7 Themes + Wallpaper

Download Original Ease of Access Themes
Download Original Wallpaper
Download Original Windows 7 Themes (includes original Aero theme!)

Published: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 Last Modified: November 9, 2012

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