You can configure desktop themes in Windows 2000. Click Start |
Run, type themes in the resulting dialog box, and
click OK. Oddly themes seem to be an afterthought. You have to manually create a
“Plus!” folder in which to store your desktop themes. To do so, go to C:\Program
Files\ and create a subfolder named “Plus!” Next, create a subfolder under
“Plus!” named “Themes.”
Windows 2000 only recognizes themes with the .theme extension. It can use
Win9x themes with a .the or .thm extension if you rename the extension to .theme.
You might want to consider Desktop Architect which is theme management software for
Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000. Desktop Architect gives you the power to create and
use themes to give your desktop a personal look and sound. Best of all, it’s
You also might want to check out Patti’s Themes.