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Windows 7: Windows 7 Toolbar Color

09 Jun 2009   #1
chrishouse

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Windows 7 Toolbar Color

Is it possible to change the color of the toolbars in Windows 7 explorer & other programs to something other than light blue? I would like to continue to use the Aero Glass theme but I do not like the light blue color of all the toolbars. Thanks




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09 Jun 2009   #2
YupYup

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I don't think that is possible without using a custom theme, sorry "Shell Style" would be more appropriate.
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09 Jun 2009   #3
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chrishouse View Post
Is it possible to change the color of the toolbars in Windows 7 explorer & other programs to something other than light blue? I would like to continue to use the Aero Glass theme but I do not like the light blue color of all the toolbars. Thanks
It is, although not by conventional means. Not recommended for those who aren't comfortable with HEX. In my case, I like the darker 'steel' appearance of the title bars but much prefer the blue for the task bar.


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09 Jun 2009   #4
YupYup

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Captain Zero View Post
It is, although not by conventional means. Not recommended for those who aren't comfortable with HEX. In my case, I like the darker 'steel' appearance of the title bars but much prefer the blue for the task bar.
Modifying hex values would be the definition of "custom", but what you did was not what the OP was asking for.
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10 Jun 2009   #5
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by YupYup View Post
Modifying hex values would be the definition of "custom", but what you did was not what the OP was asking for.
Yeah I see that, I was simply making the point that it could be done but that it wouldn't be advisable for the novice.

My example is just to illustrate that (like I said, "In my case"). So yes, it could be done by modifying the corresponding resource. I just haven't tackled that one yet.
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12 Jun 2009   #6
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How did you go about doing that please Captain Zero ? Did you do it using res hacker or something similar . I'm curious as id love to get into making custom s-styles for w7.
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12 Sep 2009   #7
chainsaw7

 

how do i change this ugly blue color? same as vista HEX?
thx in advance!
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