How to Install and Use Third Party Themes in Windows 10

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Almost a month ago, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Technical Preview for Windows users and people are extremely happy to download it. In case, you haven’t installed Windows 10 on your Windows PC then download it right now from here.

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The final version of Windows 10 operating system is expected to come in 2015. Technical Preview of the latest version of Windows 10 has come with various exclusive and improved features. We have already covered lots of tutorials related to Windows 10 to help the Windows users.

To make Windows look more attractive, people like to try 3rd party themes on their computer. But similar to the Windows 8.1 operating system, Windows 10 also doesn’t allow you to use third party themes by default.

How to install and use third party themes in Windows 10

You need to patch system files before installing third party themes on your Windows 10 PC. Since, patching system files is little complicated task for newbie windows users, so to make the task simpler there are few applications which helps you in patching system files and installing custom third party themes on your Windows 10 PC.

Attention Please: Patching system files using the third party software might create unexpected issues, so please perform the patching task at your own risk. will not be responsible for any problem caused by using these tools.

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Software to Patch System Files on Windows 10

Several apps are available on web to patch system files on your computer but we mentioned here only three best applications:

(1) UxStyle:
UxStyle is a very useful software that relaxes Windows theme signature requirements to enable third-party customization in a impressive way. The software works smoothly on almost all versions of Windows including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and more.

UxStyle also supports Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Get from here: Download UxStyle

(2) UXTheme Multi-Patcher:
UXTheme Multi-Patcher lets you use non-certified visual style which is conditioned by the Microsoft’s certificate protection, so you will have to bypass the certification verification in uxtheme.dll.

The application supported on almost all Windows versions including Windows 10 32bit and 64bit systems.

Get from here: Download UXTheme Multi-Patcher

(3) UltraUXThemePatcher:
UltraUXThemePatcher is a well-known application for patching system files. It patches files with Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 (for 32bit and 64bit version).

Note: UltraUXThemePatcher application will make few changes to your system files,

Get from here: Download UltraUXThemePatcher

Apply Custom 3rd Party Themes on Windows 10

When you successfully patched the system files, copy the selected theme folder (available with a .theme file) to “%windir%\Resources\Themes\” folder.

Alternatively, you can also open this folder by pressing Win + R keys to open the run command and typing the folder path.

Now, double click at the .theme file of your selected Windows theme and your theme will be applied on your Windows 10 computer. That’s it!

Thus, you can freely install and use third party themes on Windows 10 PC. Give it a try and share your experience with us.

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