Windows | Dark Theme

Tire of the same old windows theme? Well here is a quick and easy way to enable a dark theme on windows 10.Untitled


  • First you will need to open the registry editor. Which can be done by pressing the windows key & R at the same time. You can also open start and type out “regedit” and it will show up.


  • Follow this path; HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion >ThemeUntitled3
  •  Once there you will need to “right click” the theme folder and click “create key”
    1. Name it Personalize.
  • After you have created the key “personalize”double click it. On the right side, where it is blank, you will need to “right click” again and click new
    1. at this point, you you will need to select “DWORD” Value (32 bit)
    2. Go ahead and name the value. Mine is name darktheme
    3. You will need to change the Value to  and the Base hexadecimal as constant.
  • Now that you have done this under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE you will need verify that it also set under HKEY_CURRENT_USER


  • Right Click “Personalize” and a drop down menu will appear. There you can jump to HKEY_CURRENT_USER to verify it.
  • Lastly, you will just need to close out and save all your work, because you will need to reboot your laptop/workstation.
  • After the reboot, open up setting and and go to “colors” there you will find the themes at the bottom.




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