VBS Background Change?

How do you change your background/theme to something you already have with VBS? (Change from Windows 7 theme to theme on my Desktop.) [On Windows]
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Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
Try something like this as a VBS script, and pass the name of the theme on the command line when you run it.

Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WshShell.Run "rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL %SystemRoot%\system32\desk.cpl desk,@Themes /Action:OpenTheme /file:""C:\windows\resources\themes\" & WScript.Arguments(0) & ".theme"""
Wscript.Sleep 8000
WshShell.AppActivate("Desktop Properties")
WshShell.Sendkeys "%FC"
WshShell.Sendkeys "{F4}"

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Reference: Is There a Silent Command-Line Operation to change theme? - Windows 7 Help Forums


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Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
You can do this via policy or Registry setting
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization and locate ThemeFile registry key
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