Windows XP themes created by Microsoft

Anybody who has ever tried to change the theme in Windows will already know that you have to hack the uxtheme file in order to install themes into XP that aren’t digitally signed by Microsoft. If you would rather not or are unable to patch your system you might be interested in these unofficial themes created by Microsoft:

Extract files to “C:\windows\resources\themes\name of the theme”
Double click on “name of the theme.msstyles”
Select “Noir” from “Color Scheme”

For example Royale Noir:

Extract files to “C:\windows\resources\themes\royale noir”
Double click on “luna.msstyles”
Select “Noir” from “Color Scheme”

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