If you receive a random occurrence of the error message that says » Save a theme: Windows cannot find one of the files in this theme. Do you still want to save the theme In Windows 10, this is what this error is all about and how to get rid of it.
As the name implies, Windows cannot find one of the files for this topic that you are currently using. It will send you the error message when Windows detects that one or more items on which the theme is based are missing or do not exist. For example, one of the background wallpapers, icons, or sound files missing from the theme could cause Windows cannot find one of the files in this warning of theme occasionally in Windows 10.
How to get rid of Windows cannot find one of the files in this topic Windows 10 error
Until the missing file is found again or replaced, the error will continue to appear every time the Windows theme requests the missing item.
If you have hundreds of backgrounds and wallpapers in the theme you are using, and if there is a possibility that these wallpapers have been moved to a different folder or something similar, try locating and moving the wallpapers to where it should be , if you can remember
If you want, try switching to a different Windows 10 theme and see if the error message keeps popping up.
Try re-download the theme if they are from elsewhere and see if the problem persists. If it is an official Windows 10 theme or a custom theme customized by you, try the next solution.
The best way to get rid of the error is disabling theme sync . Windows displays the error message every time it syncs and a requested item does not exist. Disabling theme syncing in Windows 10 will cause Windows to stop syncing the theme hence it will stop sending the Windows cannot find one of the files in this error message theme . To disable theme syncing, follow the steps below.
- Right-click anywhere on your Windows 10 desktop.
- Choose Personalize .
- From the left panel, select Topics .
- Under Related Settings, click Synchronize your settings .
- Turn off the sync settings to deactivate it.
- Restart your computer.
This should prevent Windows from telling you that Windows cannot find one of the files in this topic error message again. At the same time, you will also lose the ability to sync the themes and their settings on your devices with your Microsoft account. If you don’t mind losing the theme syncing feature, turn it off.