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[Legacy] The XP Royale and Royale Noir Theme

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You may download the Royale and Royale Noir Theme from here: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/m/microsoft_os/20440288.aspx or http://sdrv.ms/11d0oN0

Download the zip file. Save it to your desktop, right click it and select Extract all.

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Next go to start and click run (or press [Windows] and[ r]) type C:\Windows\Resources\Themes into the run box as shown

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Press enter, this will open up this folder. Open the folder you extracted earlier. From this folder copy the folder Royale, the folder Noir, the Royale file and the Noir file to the Themes folder.

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Close all folders and delete any of the files remaining on the desktop. Right click a blank space on the desktop and select properties.

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Then go to the themes tab and change Windows and Buttons to Royale. Change the Colour Scheme to Royale or Royale Noir and select apply.

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To get this:

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or this respectively:

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Of course here you may select desktop and change the background

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Select you picture within My Pictures for example and then select apply.

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Dell Desktop Backgrounds may be obtained from Bay-Wolfs Website.

The Royale and Royale Noir theme were originally taken from here and there is some additional information on the theme. I have just made the setup slightly easier.

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The Dell Windows Reinstallation Guide is an unofficial set of installation guides written and maintained by an individual Philip Yip. To support the running costs of this site, as well as the costs of test hardware needed to keep the guides up to date. Please consider leaving a donation or clicking on the affiliate link if you are planning on buying Office or a SSD Upgrade for your system anyway. I'd like to thank you in advance for leaving any donations or clicking on the affiliate links. Written in Scotland , Great Britain (GB), , United Kingdom (UK) and hopefully soon to be part of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom (CANZUK).

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