How To Enable Aero Lite theme in Windows 10

Like Windows 8, the  Windows 10 operating system includes a secret hidden Aero Lite theme, which can be easily enabled. It changes the appearance of Window 10 in a special way.

After you apply the Aero Lite theme, the taskbar will become opaque, window frames will get borders and the entire appearance of the OS will be similar to what you get with the Aero Lite theme on Windows 8.

Here are the steps you need to perform to enable the Aero Lite theme in Windows 10.

How To Enable Aero Lite theme in Windows 10

Open File Explorer and go to the following folder:


Windows 10 Themes Folder

Select the “Aero” file and copy it to Desktop.

Copy Aero File On Desktop

Rename the Aero file to AeroLite.

Rename Aero File To Aerolite

Run Notepad and drag your “Aerolite” file into the opened Notepad window.

Open Aerolite File With Notepad

Change the Displayname line in the  [Theme] section to Aero Lite.

Displayname=Aero Lite

Under [VisualStyles]. modify the Path line to the following value:


Modify The File

Save the file and double click it on the Desktop. Congrats, you just enabled the hidden Aero Lite theme in Windows 10. Here is how it looks:

Aero Lite Enabled In Windows 10

To save your time, you can download this theme file.

Download Aero Lite theme for Windows 10

Unpack it and double click to apply.

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Author: The MFTNEXT Team

The MSFTNEXT project is a small team of authors who love to engage with the latest technology and gadgets. Being passionate Windows bloggers, we are happy to help others fix their system issues.

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