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Windows 7: Taskbar Colors Dim on Uncombined View

19 Sep 2013   #1

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Taskbar Colors Dim on Uncombined View

I know this is a pretty trivial thing, but it still bothers me. I want to be able to use the uncombined view for my windows but when I uncombine, it makes the taskbar aero color dimmer (I assume so you can read the text more easily). Is there anyway to disable the taskbar color from dimming on uncombined view? Thanks.

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21 Sep 2013   #2

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Welcome to Seven Forums gummibears. Rather then trying to change this normal windows behavior. You can instead change the taskbar transparency, intensity, etc. to your liking.

Window Color and Appearance - Change

This will also affect windows edge colors. if you want to change just the taskbar color, you can try something like this:

Windows 7 Taskbar Color Changer

Change Your Windows 7 Taskbar Color the Easy Way (and Rotate Between Colors)

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22 Sep 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premuim 64bit

Thank you for responding to my post. I wanted to avoid messing with the color intensity options too much because I like the current level of window/taskbar transparency.

I appreciate you also linking me to that program. It looks pretty useful, but I stubbornly still want to see the wallpaper image through the transparent taskbar rather than a completely solid color. I guess I'm pretty hard to please.

Still, thanks a lot for the help and advice.
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