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Thread: ACK! 3rd Party theme fubar
2014-06-03, 12:44 #1
ACK! 3rd Party theme fubar
I think I fugged up. I saw this online: 50 Best Windows 8.1 Themes
So I downloaded/installed the 'patcher'. Oops! I decided that I don't like Areo Glass. In fact, I hate it. Say I open Notepad half screen, if I drag the window it stutters (looks like a bad pointer trail). And now when I right click on anything and pull properties, I get an error popup.
I thought I had the problem fixed, then had to reboot and it's back. I've got Glass and I don't want it. I went to the Control Panel and uninstalled the patcher, didn't fix the problem.
Any help greatly appreciated.
2014-06-03, 13:18 #2
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Run the patcher and click Restore?
2014-06-04, 05:31 #3
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Check to see if the system made a restore point prior to installing the program. If so, use it...
2014-06-04, 11:19 #4
The last restore point before installing that theme is May 23. That's far enough back that it'll wipe out several programs and Windows Updates. I tried running sfc/ scannow from an elevated command prompt. It says there are errors but can't fix them. I also ran Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth and it too couldn't fix the problem.