File Extension Library

.THEMEPACK File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .THEMEPACK files and how to open them?

Can't open .THEMEPACK file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .THEMEPACK file.

What is a .THEMEPACK file extension?

.THEMEPACK file extension is created by Microsoft. .THEMEPACK has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .THEMEPACK file is Binary.

.THEMEPACK is Windows 7 Theme Pack

System theme created for the Windows 7 operating system; saved in the .CAB format and includes desktop background images and interface customizations for window appearance, icons, cursors, sounds, screen savers, etc; can be saved and loaded using the Personalization Control Panel in Windows 7.

Windows themes may also be saved as .THEME files. However, THEME files use a plain text format and cannot include packaged graphics, sounds, and other theme files. The THEMEPACK file format was introduced with Windows 7 to help users share themes.

Because THEMEPACK files are stored in the CAB format, you can open them with any tool that support CAB files to view their contents manually. Such tools include 7-Zip and WinZip.

NOTE: Windows 8 can import Windows 7 THEMEPACK files. However, Windows 8 saves themes in a different format with a .DESKTHEMEPACK extension. These files are not backwards-compatible with Windows 7.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows 7 Theme Pack
Microsoft Windows Personalization Control Panel

How to fix problems with .THEMEPACK files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .THEMEPACK files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .THEMEPACK file format
  2. You need to check the .THEMEPACK file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)