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Windows 7: Windows color

09 Sep 2009   #1

Windows 7, Windows 2k, Windows xp
 
 
Windows color

i have seen other people with windows 7 having a different task bar color, not just that, but different color for windows too. i know how to change the windows color, but what about the task bar. i want a different color other than the default blue-ish. i DO NOT HAVE WINDOWS AREO, my video driver doesnt support it, but ill have it later once i get a new one. im great with computers and you could say almost anything to me (except c++) and ill know what your talking about.


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09 Sep 2009   #2

 

Right Click Desktop
Personalize...

Play with these...

3D Objects is the one.


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09 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 7, Windows 2k, Windows xp
 
 

ok, well i dont have that cause i dont have areo
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09 Sep 2009   #4

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tdzaleski View Post
ok, well i dont have that cause i dont have areo
That statement does not make sense. Did you, did you not, follow the instructions?

Right Click Desktop
Choose Personalize.
Choose Window Color
Choose Advanced Appearance Settings
Click the drop down arrow
Choose 3D Objects
Select a color - you may also select Other here - and make a custom color

Look carefully.


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09 Sep 2009   #5

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

editing one of Antman's attachments...


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09 Sep 2009   #6

 

M.. oops...

mickey, the only problem with that little bit of dialog is - it is not entirely true. Even with Aero on, some of those settings still work. One example is icon spacing. There are others.

With Aero turned off and Classic enabled, the controls work legacy just as always (XP).
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09 Sep 2009   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
...mickey, the only problem with that little bit of dialog is - it is not entirely true. Even with Aero on, some of those settings still work. One example is icon spacing. There are others...
windows sux, after all.
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09 Sep 2009   #8

Windows 7, Windows 2k, Windows xp
 
 

i did what you told me, only when i clicked colors, it brought me straight to the advanced. i set the 3d objects to a different color, but didnt work
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09 Sep 2009   #9

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

hmm, windows 7 sux bad...

maybe this thread may help?
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09 Sep 2009   #10

 

Aha - the light comes on!

You have selected the Windows 7 Basic theme? Use Classic or ignore everything I have posted.

I will make a test and post back.
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