Ultimate list of tools, links and guide to customizing Windows 7

Windows 7 has an awesome User Interface and one doesn’t really feel the need to change its look. Nevertheless the beauty of the Windows operating system is that it lets you tweak any setting or customize it to give it a completely new look.

TWC has released several freeware tools to help you tweak or customize the Windows 7 UI. Moreover we have also covered several apps from other sources too.

Check out Ultimate Windows Customizer, which allows you to customize your Windows installation, including changing the Start Button, Logon Screen, Thumbnails, Taskbar, Explorer look, Windows Media Player and more! etc.

If you are looking to customize selecte parts of your Windows operating system here is a list of some apps which will let you customize most aspects of the Windows 7 UI.

Windows 7 Start Button Changer

Windows 7 Theme Installer

Change Windows 7 logon Screen

Customize Copy/Delete file dialog box

Enable Dreamscene in Windows 7 with DreamScene Activator

Change Windows 7  folder background

Wallpaper Manager for Windows from MSN

Windows 7 Taskbar Color Changer & Customizer

Taskbar Thumbnail Tweaker & Resizer for Windows 7

Extend & enhance the Windows 7 Right Click Context Menu

Start Button ToolTip Text Changer

You may check out more posts on customizing Windows 7 here.

A few cool 3rd-party themes for Windows 7

Search for more Windows 7 Skins / Visual Styles / Themes on DeviantArt.

Search for Windows 7 Start Buttons on DeviantArt.

Search for DreamScenes on DeviantArt.

Check out the complete list of freeware released by us HERE!

If you know on any more freeware, tools, visual styles, themes, start buttons to help in customizing Windows 7, please do share below in the comments section.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.


  1. nice collections of tools, lacks of themes though the title says ultimate list (customizing windows 7)

  2. The app posts had links on themes and start buttons.

    Nevertheless I have placed them here too.

  3. The Genuine Islam

    Thank you very much for these beautiful themes !

  4. Mopeto

    Thanks, checking all of those settings, beautiful

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