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Windows 7: [Taskbar] I can't change the color

08 Nov 2009   #11

Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7600

Ivar, go to Control Panel, click on Performance Information and Tools, then View and print detailed performance and system information. Post a screenshot of that info. You may need to update your graphics drivers.

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08 Nov 2009   #12


Of course hacking your WEI wont help at all. If you are missing drivers, you have to download them. If you graphic card cant do aero it cant. Nothing can be changed by trying to cheat Windows.
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09 Nov 2009   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate

I fixed it , yay ! I had a score of 1,0 ealier and i have 5,5 now , all i did was install the latest driver for my graphics card (thanks to driverdetective for pointing that out to me ) and it's all better. Hope that helps the other guy aswell

Ivar , most likely it will be your graph card that needs updating. If you have updated this driver and it still wont work i would suggest installing the trial version of driverdetective and you can see which drivers are missing.
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09 Nov 2009   #14

7 Pro x64

Like stated, your WEI won't help the fact that you do not have display drivers or have them up-to-date. Find out what graphics card you have, then find the drivers for it.
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16 Jan 2010   #15

windows 7

It appears that unless U have the most uptodate system, your screwed. Should off stayed with XP.
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18 Jan 2010   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit

i have the same problem like ivar...and wei 1.0
pls help and sorry for my bad english
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26 Sep 2010   #17

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Build 7600[Desktop] , Windows XP Pro SP3 x86[Notebook] must apply for Aero Theme only can change the color
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30 Oct 2011   #18

Windows 7 64-Bit

Hi so I'm having the same problem. However my Windows Index is 5.9. I just went to my graphics card's website and checked for driver updates, it said my video card drivers were updated. I also ran my driver search software (RadarSync), and it came up with nothing (as far as I know) that could be causing this.
Any help would be very greatly appreciated, thanks!

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26 Dec 2011   #19

windows 7 64

Make sure that u have deffinatly turn off desktop manager cus u wont be able to do it while that is in use
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