Windows® Theme Not Working
When does the Windows themes stop working and how to fix such issues?
Operating system is a software which acts as the interface between computer and the users. There are several Operating Systems available and these include various features to ensure ease of working on the PC. Windows OS is one of the most common Operating Systems used and they are released by Microsoft. These OS are user friendly and come with the advanced features from time to time. Windows Operating System provides several themes which can be used in desktop of the system. Themes are actually background with a set of icon, sounds and elements which help to personalize the computer. Any problem with these themes will not allow user to change the background and customizing the desktop. This will cause many desktop issues. Theme problems occur due to several reasons and users can resolve most of these problems.
Some of the causes for Windows theme stops working and tips to resolve the issues are given below:
- Disabled Services
- Security Issues
- Tips to resolve the Issues
Sometimes, your Windows theme stops working and you cannot access it. This can be for many reasons. One common reason is that you have disabled some services in the settings of your system. This may happen accidentally. In order to enable the service, go to the ‘Control Panel’ from the ‘Start’ menu. Then, select ‘Display’ and enable the service. This option changes for different Windows Operating Systems such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 etc. After making the changes, restart the system to make the change be effective.
Another reason which disables the theme in Windows Operating System is due to security issues. If any program which poses security threat for the system, will disable Windows themes. These programs are usually malware. Malware are piece of programs which violate all the security issues of the system and damage the system badly. Examples of malware are virus, Trojans, worms, hackers etc.
If the disabling of theme is due to any security issues such as malware or spyware, then you can enable the theme by removing these malicious programs from the system. This can perform by running any powerful antivirus on your system. These programs will remove all malware from the system. Then, you can enable themes from the system. Another method to display theme is by making changes in the setting of themes.
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