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How to Enable Window 10 Dark Theme

Microsoft has recently updated its latest version of the window. Yes, the window 10-anniversary update. The most coolest thing about the update it not an additional app or feature but its the attitude. The window 10 now comes with a new window 10 dark theme which gives every app or features predominantly dark black color. And this article is about how to install that theme.

Here are the steps that you need to follow to enable window 10 dark theme

These Steps are for the version of the window 10 that is not updated officially but you can still trigger the dark side of the windows. This can be done by making some changes in the window registry and you should be cautious while doing this because if the process is not followed properly, it can cause damage to operating system. so please follow the steps correctly

Enabling Dark Theme in Windows 10:

Step 1: Launch the Registry Editor in Windows 10. Type Regedit in the search bar and click Yeswhen the OS requests for permission to run the request.


Step 2: Within the Registry Editor navigate to the following entry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Themes\Personalize.

Some users may find themselves in a position where they don’t actually have an end sub-folder called Personalize. If this is the case, then worry not. Simply create a new key named Personalize. To do this right click on the Themes key and select New > Key and name it Personalize.


Step 3: Right-click on the new Personalize key and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 4: Set the new DWORD key name to AppsUseLightTheme.

Step 5: In the Value data text entry field, make sure the value is set to ‘0’. It should have this value as default.


Step 6: Repeat steps 1 through 5 again, but this time for the following key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Themes\Personalize.


Step 7: Exit the Registry Editor.

Step 8: Log out of Windows 10 by selecting Start Menu and then tapping on your user profile photo and choosing Sign out.

You’ve now taken Windows 10 to the dark side.


If you have the installed the anniversary update please see the method to enable dark theme on next page

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