Download Official Windows XP Themes, No UXTheme Patching Required

Today we are going to share 4 official Windows XP themes released by Microsoft.

The most important and impressive thing about these themes is, the themes don't require any kind of patching. So you can easily install and apply themes without worrying about patching uxtheme.dll file in your system.

So here are the themes:

1. "Embedded" Theme

"Embedded" theme was taken from "Windows Embedded Standard CTP Refresh" edition. Its a modified version of "Royale" theme.

Embedded_Theme_XP.png

You can download it using following link:

Download Link

Run the installer and apply the theme using Desktop Properties.

2. "Zune" Theme

"Zune" theme was released by Microsoft to provide its new portable player "Zune" like feeling in Windows XP. Its also based on "Royale" theme.

Zune_Theme_XP.png

You can download it using following link:

Download Link

Run the installer and apply the theme using Desktop Properties.

3. "Royale Noir" Theme

"Royale Noir" theme is a darkened version of "Royale" theme. It was developed as a black version of "Royale" theme but was never released by Microsoft as it was not perfect and contained a few issues like color mismatch.

Royale_Noir_Theme_XP.png

You can download it using following link:

Download Link

4. "Royale" or "Energy Blue" or "Media Center" Theme

Royale theme was created for Windows Media Center Edition 2005 and Windows XP Tablet PC Edition. This theme is a combination of blue and green colors.

Royale_Theme_XP.png

You can download it using following link:

Download Link

As usual run the installer and apply the theme using Desktop Properties.

Lets mention again, all above themes are official Windows XP themes and can be applied without patching anything in your system. So go ahead and check them out. ;)





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