Personalize Windows 7 with Personalization Gallery

If you are tired of always looking the same Windows screen, well... Personalize your Windows 7 with new themes, wallpapers, gadgets and more, from Microsoft.

Windows 7 Personalization - Themes & Wallpapers

Microsoft has always been working on improving Windows experience for everyone. This is not just better programming code or more features, it also includes better personalization; a way in which we don’t feel bored every time we are sitting in front of a computer screen in our home or cubicle. So, now we have Personalization Gallery website, a site from Microsoft that it is all about changing the look and feel of Windows, here we can find: Windows 7 Themes, Desktop backgrounds (wallpapers), Windows Gadgets, and many more other stuff.

Today I have picked 7 different themes, 7 wallpapers and 7 gadgets, which I think are worth to check it out:


7.  Bing Dynamic: If you have ever been in, you have seen that they use a different image every day for the Bing’s home page. The Bing Dynamic theme has the ability to sync with those images and display them as wallpapers in your desktop automatically. To download this theme follow this link!

Bing Dynamic theme


6. 26 Creative: Comes with 4 wallpapers. Direct Download Link

26 Creative theme


5.  China: Comes with 6 wallpapers. Direct Download Link

China theme


4.  Dogs in Winter: Comes with 10 wallpapers. Direct Download Link

Dog in Winter theme


3.  NASA Spacescapes: Come with 14 wallpapers. Direct Download Link

NASA Spaces theme


2. Imagination: Comes with 6 wallpapers. Direct Download Link

Imagination theme


1.  Lugares Coloridos: Comes with 8 wallpapers. Direct Download Link

Lugares Coloridos theme


There are many more that you can choose from, all the themes comes with variety of wallpapers and sound schemes suited to the theme category.

If you would like to create your own Windows 7 themes check Step by step creating and sharing Windows 7 Themes article.

Desktop backgrounds (Wallpapers)

7.  Bengal Tiger

Bengal Tiger

6.  Puppy with a leaf

Puppy with a leaf

5.  Grasmere Village (England, U.K.)

Grasmere Village

4.  Niers River (Germany)

Neirs River

3.  Vineyards (Germany)


2.  College of Fine Arts (Dresden, Germany)

Collage Fine Arts

1.  Arches National Park (Utah, U.S.)

Arches National Park


The first 5 gadgets are pre-installed in Windows 7, just right-click anywhere in Windows desktop and select Gadgets.

Gadgets settings

7.  CPU Meter

CPU Meter Gadget

6.  Weather

Weather Gadget

5.  Windows Media Center: for more information about Windows 7 Media Center check out Introduction to Windows 7 Media Center article.

Media Center gadget

4.  Calendar

Calendar Gadget

3.  Magic 8-Ball: To download Magic 8-ball follow this link!

Magic 8-ball

2.  Skinnable iPhone battery gadget with 6 skins: To download iBattery follow this link!

iBattery gadget

1.  Presto’s clock: To download Presto’s clock follow this link!

Presto's Clock Gadget

To find more great gadgets follow this link!

You should check often Microsoft Personalization Gallery website for new themes, wallpapers, gadgets and more.


About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].