If you are a Windows 10 user but still feel nostalgic after updating from Windows 7, which is the most popular version of Windows so far, then you certainly would like to make your desktop look like the one you had in Windows 7. Well, now we will show you 5 free Windows 7 themes for Windows 10, and with them you will certainly make your Windows 10 PC look like Windows 7.
First of all, we must know that the first thing we have to do is install some tools, like UltraUXThemePatcher, Personalization Panel and Metro UI Tweaker, in order to install themes on our PC. Once this is done, we can install Windows 7 themes on our Windows 10 PC without problems.
5 Windows 7 themes for Windows 10
This is certainly one of the best free Windows 7 themes for Windows 10. After installing Aero 7 on the PC, we will notice many changes on the OS’ appearance that will completely remind us of Windows 7, such as the design of Folder windows, the Taskbar, the Start Menu icon, etc. To install Aero 7 on the PC, we must download and extract the RAR file and then navigate to the Themes folder.
There, we are going to copy all the files from that folder and paste them into C:\Windows\Resources\Themes. Afterwards, we launch the Personalization Panel, which is where we will find the new theme, and we only have to double-click on it to apply it.
This is another Windows 7 theme for Windows 10 that is quite popular and comes in the same bundle of the Aero 7 theme. Basic 7 changes our OS’ appearance to make it look like we are still using Windows 7. It changes the edges of the File Explorer window, the Start Menu icon, the Taskbar’s transparency, etc.
To install Basic 7, as we told you above, the first thing we will have to do is extract the theme’s RAR file, go to the Themes folder and copy the files there. Then, we paste the copied files into C:\Windows\Resources\Themes and launch the Personalization Panel tool to apply the Basic 7 theme.
Aero 7 Clear
Like the rest of Windows 7 themes for Windows 10 on this list, Aero 7 Clear is a free theme that allows us to make Windows 10 look like Windows 7. Among the main elements that are changed, we find that the File Explorer, the Start Menu icon and the glossy effect are displayed as they were on Windows 7.
Aero Glass 10
Basically, the Aero Glass 10 is a theme that modifies several elements of the Windows 10 interface to make it look like Windows 7. Among the most important details that Aero Glass 10 will modify, it should be mentioned that the File Explorer window and the minimize, maximize and close buttons will take the look that they had in Windows 7, and the color of the Taskbar, the wallpaper, the Start Menu icon, etc., will change. To install the theme, we have to download, decompress and copy the files inside the Theme folder and paste them into C:\Windows\Resources\Themes.
Aero 7 Square
This is another free Windows 7 theme for Windows 10 that surprisingly comes from Deviant Art, and we can make Windows 10 look like Windows 7 thanks to it. Aero 7 Square is able to make the File Explorer edges square again, display the old Start Menu icon, bring back the glossy effect of the Taskbar and the wallpaper, etc. To install it, we have to do the same thing that we did with the previous themes.