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Windows 7: Active Progress Bar Help Needed

21 May 2011   #1

windows 7 ultimate
Active Progress Bar Help Needed

I must be missing something somewhere. It doesn't matter how many times / colours I change the progress bar to, I always end up with colour fringing on the "active" progress bar (Image 707).

Active Progress Bar Help Needed-colour-fringe.png

I'm looking for a kind soul who's managed to change the colour of this progress bar without the colour fringe showing up.

The colour I'm after is R,G,B = 108, 21, 5 . HTML = 6C1505.

Thanks in anticipation of someone solving this annoyance!

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22 May 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)

Can you please post your Aero.msstyles file with substituted image.
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23 May 2011   #3

windows 7 ultimate

Hi Neutron,

Attached msstyles in a zip.

Could it be I'm missing an alpha channel or something? (707 in Restorator and ResHack)

TIA fimble

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23 May 2011   #4

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)

Confirmed - file is the problem.
I have tried yours on the first screen and on the second screen I have inserted confirmed moveover file into the same theme of yours. Also you can find working files in attachment (I have converted red from blue).

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Active Progress Bar Help Needed-bar.png Active Progress Bar Help Needed-bar2.png Active Progress Bar Help Needed-image-670-1033.png Active Progress Bar Help Needed-image-670.png 
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23 May 2011   #5

windows 7 ultimate

Dude, your my hero .

Don't know where I'm going wrong!

But that's working a treat. Many Thanks!
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23 May 2011   #6

windows 7 ultimate

Just an update if anyone should stumble across this.
Don't try to manually change the colour.
Use the Hue/Saturation method to do it.

(Using Photoshop).

And before I could request this thread be marked "solved", it was!!

Well done up in the Gods area!
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