Best Windows Vista Theme
Want to know the Best Windows Vista Theme...Some of windows vista desktop themes are very cool. Relax, Have a break! First know the terminology, a theme is a collection
of settings such as colors, background image, screen
savers and icons etc. When applied, gives uniformity
in look for windows, desktop and other elements. It
includes elements such as task bar, start button, title
bar of window, menus and buttons.
Different Varities of Windows Vista themes
The desktop themes are available in different varieties
and have their own names. To make use of the desktop
themes, one must have a good graphics card with at least
16 MB memory on the Graphics card. The monitor should
of SVGA color display which supports at least 256 colors.
Otherwise, some themes will appear some what distorted.
And some do not load at all, resulting in hanged system.
The themes are stored in the folder where Vista’s
files are stored. There will be many themes available
for Windows Vista. Since, it is under beta 1, the Plus!
Super pack for Vista is yet to be released. The plus!
Super pack is likely to contain more number of exciting
games. Right now, there are 2 mostly used themes exists.
The themes are, Windows Aero, Windows Classic, and also
In Windows Vista, the Windows XP "Luna" visual
theme is not available. Windows Aero theme gives special
effect to the windows. It includes, semi transparent
look for Windows, 3D windows. In 3D windows, the windows
are positioned in 3rd Dimension. To allow backward compatibility,
Windows Vista has kept older Windows Classic as one
of its theme. Here, windows, task bar looks like that
of Windows 98.
The Windows Default theme is ordinary windows XP style,
exception being in choice of colors. Microsoft has done
away with blue color for taskbar and windows. Instead
they have chosen black color as task bar and window
color. The wall-paper also got changed, with a strange
look. This time, Microsoft has brought grasses over
yellowish background as the default wallpaper.
Microsoft retained all the different settings from
Windows 98, for Windows Classic Theme. There are different
styles of sounds, available with desktop themes for
windows Vista. The sound includes musical note from
various famous star musicians. At the startup, windows
Vista plays a sound called as startup sound. To hear
this sound one must switch on the external speakers
before startup process could end. There are other sounds
played, when a window is minimized, maximized, closed.
These sounds are made available by default, when one
installs a theme to the computer.
Windows Vista however, when finally released, will
have different flavors, namely, the starter, Home Basic,
Home premium, Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate. Flavors
such as Home Basic do not include the “Aero”
theme. Windows Vista’s complete set of new features
has not yet released by the Microsoft. There is a possibility
of making changes to the existing themes. So, one need
to wait, till the final release of both Windows Vista,
as well as the final release of Plus! super pack for
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