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29 Aug 2009   #1
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How to change fonts for menus and change --->

I'm looking for a way to change the background color of windows, menu fonts, etc. In XP there was a way to right click on desktop and go into advance display settings. Can someone point me the way on how to do this in 7? Thanks


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29 Aug 2009   #2
Antman

 

Rt Click Desktop
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Advanced Appearance

Not fully "reflected" if Aero is enabled

Window Color and Appearance - Change
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29 Aug 2009   #3
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I just noticed it did change some program background window colors, but not elements like the mycomputer background. When you say "not fully reflected" that's what you're referring to right?
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02 Sep 2009   #4
Antman

 

Yes.
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02 Sep 2009   #5
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after playing around with it I realized that's what you meant. Do you know if any of the other themes allow background color changes in folders like "my computer"

I also, lose the aero style preview (peek?) at the bottom, do any themes that you know of allow this function while at the same time changing background colors to "all" folders? I know it seems nitpicky, but it really helps my eyes...
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02 Sep 2009   #6
Antman

 

I don't play with themes and the like. However, some apps do reflect the color change That I made to either Desktop, app background or window.

One of the reasons that I usually do not run Aero is the lack of color control. I am on 6 week run to force myself to adjust to it. Remember, Aero occurs in the GPU - so some restrictions aren't controlled by Windows, exactly.
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