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Windows 7: Taskbar color

11 Aug 2009   #1
davidjc

windows 7
 
 
Taskbar color

I dont like the aero effect so I dont use it. I liked the dark grey/black task bar of vista, although on windows 7 the windows basic theme makes the task bar a nasty blue grey colour. So basically can I have the task bar from vista in windows 7?


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11 Aug 2009   #2
Sammy

vista x64
 
 

Yes,

right click on desktop> personalize > windows color > turn off transparency > slide color intensity all the way to the right > make sure the rest of the color mixer slidesr are to the left all they way.
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11 Aug 2009   #3
sergiogarcia9

 

I dont think so Maybe with windows blinds (for 7 )
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11 Aug 2009   #4
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sammy View Post
Yes,

right click on desktop> personalize > windows color > turn off transparency > slide color intensity all the way to the right > make sure the rest of the color mixer slidesr are to the left all they way.
He says he has aero turned off, which results in that it is not possible to change the color of the windows or the taskbar.
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11 Aug 2009   #5
davidjc

windows 7
 
 

They shoud have allowed you to change the color of the task bar in windows basic and also independently from the other parts of the window.
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11 Aug 2009   #6
Sammy

vista x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
He says he has aero turned off, which results in that it is not possible to change the color of the windows or the taskbar.
Well if he wants it black he will have to turn on areo its why I posted what I did.

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. I liked the dark grey/black task bar of vista, ?
And I gave him what he wanted
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11 Aug 2009   #7
sergiogarcia9

 

but i cant see why not to have aero turned on? Only if you have a Pentium 4 system with 512 Mb ram, it would make sence to me.
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11 Aug 2009   #8
davidjc

windows 7
 
 

No i have a fast pc (e8500 @3.8ghz, 4gb ram, crucial ssd etc etc) but i just dont like the look of it for some reason, maybe i will just have to learn to like it.
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11 Aug 2009   #9
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sammy View Post
Well if he wants it black he will have to turn on areo its why I posted what I did.



And I gave him what he wanted
not true, i disabled transparency and made black:

First uncheck Enable transparency and move Colour intensity all the way right

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then click Show colour mixer, move the sliders as shown

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Oooh, look at that..we got black taskbar and window frames!
is this not wot he wanted?


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11 Aug 2009   #10
sergiogarcia9

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matt0978 View Post
not true, i disabled transparency and made black:

First uncheck Enable transparency and move Colour intensity all the way right

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then click Show colour mixer, move the sliders as shown

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Oooh, look at that..we got black taskbar and window frames!
is this not wot he wanted?
Yeah, kinda, but he wanted it without aero on
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