Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Change default explorer address bar color to white

07 Dec 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Change default explorer address bar color to white


There is option in Classic Shell to force Windows 7 explorer always show full path in the address bar. In this case the address bar color is grey on default. However, when I click on it the address bar becomes white.

Is there any way to change explorer address bar color so that it is always white (like XP was)?

Attached Thumbnails
Change default explorer address bar color to white-white-address-bar.jpg  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Dec 2013   #2

XP/7x32 & x64/8x64/8.1x64

I don't think so .
Have you tried the new Classic Shell forum
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Change default explorer address bar color to white

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How to change my IP Address and Default Gateway
Can somebody give me an easy way on how to change my IP address and Default Gateway? I tried to google my problem but their instructions are too complicated for a newbie like me. I want to change my default gateway from to in order to access my router. Will it work?...
Network & Sharing
all i want is to change explorer's background color
open any folder, and you see three panels. one on the left for changing the directory. one on the bottom for details. one main window with all the files i just want to change the default colors of these panels and the text without disabling aero. i was able to do this very easily in windows xp ...
Themes and Styles
Can the white color background be changed in Explorer?
In Windows explorer, you can change the borders, the scroll bar, the text etc. etc. but all around those the color is white. I was thinking that perhaps in doing it a light grey (or blue, beige) etc. would be better. Why? Less contrast would be easier on the eyes Less white would be easier on...
How to change the default address display in Outlook 2007 contact list
In the CONTACTS section of Outlook 2007 there are various default settings that I don't like. But I don't find options to change them. 1. The main one is that the address box LOOKS as ONE field, but is in fact a collection of invisible fields: Street, City, State, Zip, Country. What you type in...
Microsoft Office
How can i change the text color to white?
So i downloaded a theme for windows and it made everything black but i dont think the guy was thinking that the default text color of windows was black so i cant see any text so my question is. How can i change the default text color of ALL the text on my os to white not black?
How to change Explorer Background color?
I need help, i have downloaded a theme and the ONLY thing i want to change is the white background.. can anyone give/make a quick tutorial on how to change the background color of explorer?? :(

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:26.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App