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Windows 7: How do I change font color inside e.g. properties box? (img attached)

07 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How do I change font color inside e.g. properties box? (img attached)

I've uploaded attachment.
Can't change black text into white.
I've tried every option under "Advanced appearance settings" but it is still black.
And also, I've checked out this link -> How to Change the Window Color and Appearance in Windows 7



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07 Aug 2012   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Is this a third party custom theme? If so post a link to it and I will look at it and let you know.
Jerry
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07 Aug 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It's Zune theme. I used Windows Theme Installer v 1.1, UniversalThemePatcher-x64 and StartOrbz Studio 3.1a (ORB Changer). HowTo and all of the links are on this youtube link:
How to get Zune Theme for Windows 7 [2011] Mediafire Links - YouTube

Thank you in advance!
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07 Aug 2012   #4

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I looked at that youtube page and follow the link to this page Zune QuickPlay for Win7 by ~giannisgx89 on deviantART is this the theme you installed? If so you have something else going on, here is what I get from that same property window.
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And I also tried on the default arrow theme and I was able to change that property window text color here look at screenshot.
How do I change font color inside e.g. properties box? (img attached)-capture.jpg
Jerry


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07 Aug 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah, that's the one.
I did that, but font color is the same even with another (default) theme. Take a look:


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07 Aug 2012   #6

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I see you get a transparent border on your property window and mine is solid, have you made any changes to that theme?
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Here is the image for the top frame.
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Size:  931 Bytes

Jerry


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07 Aug 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes I did.
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07 Aug 2012   #8

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What changes did you make and how did you do it.
Jerry
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07 Aug 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

In "Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Personalization\Window Color and Appearance" I enabled transparency, maybe changed Color intensity a little and that's all.

I can do the "theme installation" again from the beginning, but I'm not sure if that's gonna help.

edit: And is there some easy way to bring all to default state? Is changing to theme I previously used a way to do it?
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07 Aug 2012   #10

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

I would switch to the default Aero theme and then log off and then log on(you need to do this or you cannot delete the theme folder) and go to C:\Windows\Resources\Themes and delete the Zune Quickplay theme folder and the Zune Quickplay.theme file and re-downloaded and install the theme folder and the .theme file again.
Jerry
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