When it comes to giving Windows a new look, many people tend to look for customization tools to install impressive skins. While this is a good option, going down this route can also be quite complicated as it can mean having to use a variety of third party tool. It is all too easy to forget that Windows feature support for themes that can be used to completely change the look of your computer.
Holiday Lights theme is a free theme provided directly from Microsoft that has been designed to give your computer a suitably festive feel. Compatible with Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate, this theme includes a selection of desktop wallpapers a new sound scheme and much more.
If you cannot decide on a particular desktop background, you can opt to have a slideshow running, alternating between several images. There is also a new color scheme called Frost that has a suitably wintry feel to it and gives Windows a completely different look to what you have become used to.
Quick and easy to install, this official theme from Microsoft is a great way to customise the look of your computer without the need to go through a complex skinning process - and coming directly from Microsoft, you have no need to worry about compatibility issues.