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This step-by=step article describes how you can distribute a customized desktop theme to other users of Windows XP-based computers. If you create a customized desktop theme, you can distribute it to other users to standardize the appearance of the Windows XP interface across the enterprise, within departments, or just to those users who admire your design and want to use it.
For example, the [Control Panel\Colors] section contains data about the appearance of title bars, borders, windows, and so on.
You can send a theme file in an e-mail message, or copy it to a remote computer by using My Network Places. A recipient can take the following steps to load the file:
For additional information about Windows XP desktop themes, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307855/EN-US/ )HOW TO: Configure Desktop Themes in Windows XP