How to Make Windows 2003 Server Look Like XP!

Introduction: How to Make Windows 2003 Server Look Like XP!

hey, this is my first instructable in this great place, i am looking forward to be a good and active member here, check out my first instructable please....
In this simple instructable you will learn how to change the look of windows 2003 to the xp look.
usually windows 2003 server is used as a simple router but still you can use it as any OS, for more information about windows 2003 server click hereclick here.

Therefore what i want is to get rid of the classic look and let it look and feel the same a windows xp,
the tutorial is much simpler than you think, just follow up...

Step 1: Setep1...

open the service manager (You can do this by clicking on start, then run, and type click OK). Scroll down to the service called "Themes"

Double click on it. Change the service startup type to "Automatic", and start the service.

Step 2: The Second,the Last and the Simplest Step...

Now you can easily go into the display settings of the control panel and turn on the standard windows XP theme that we have previously enabled!

thats it! that was my first simple instructable, hope you like it and expect more interesting instructables to come, if you like my instructabel please leave me a comment, i will be more than happy! ;)

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    6 weeks ago

    Very helpful tips,
    I will use the same to solve issues of my company Indiaaccess Servers and Hostasp Servers
    Thanks for your info


    Thanks man, been looking for something like this for a while. i used it on Windows Home Server but it worked the same.
    again thanks.