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: How to change taskbar color...

27 Dec 2009   #1
Kttulu

Acer
 
 
How to change taskbar color...

I just recently got Windows 7, and I was fooling around with the customization, themes, etc.
When I first opened the customization menu, I was able to change my desktop background, as well as the color of the windows/taskbar. Originally, there was just a window that had a list of colors I could set the windows too, the colors were like Sky, Twilight, etc.
After fooling around more, I changed the theme of my computer, and I tried all of the basic themes, such as Classic, High Contrast, etc
Now, after doing this, when I tried to get back to the original screen I had to change the taskbar color, a different window came up, like the original window for changing colors that older versions of windows had, and I cannot seem to get back to the original screen for selecting colors. All I want back is the original black taskbar that Windows 7 comes with. It currently is just plain white.

I`ve checked around the site, and I do remember reading that after you changed the themes to basic, etc, that the original color window would not come up anymore.
My question is simply how do I get that window back to change my taskbar color back to black.

I hope you all understand what I am talking about, I tried my best to explain it.
Help would be appreciated, thank you.

-Pat


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

27 Dec 2009   #2
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

You should be able to switch to one of the aero themes (1st pic) and then on the bottom click window color to get the (2nd pic) and change the color to what you want.


Attached Thumbnails
-pers.png   -pers-2.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 How to change taskbar color...




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Change the Taskbar Color
Good day. I installed a theme, and I used UxStyle Core to patch the needed files for the theme to appear. I like this theme, but the problem is the taskbar is black. I want to make it color blue, like the color of the top of the explorer. See attached image.How can I make it like the color of the...
Customization
How to change the taskbar color?
Can anyone plz tell me how to change the color of taskbar from bule-grey to any other? my windows have no aero\transperancy. when i go to personalization and windows colour it appears like the one which is supposed to be in winXP. instead of this so i need help,in easy words,to...
Customization
[Taskbar] I can't change the color
Hello everybody, When I downloaded the trail version of Windows 7, I believe it was build 7100, I could simply edit the taskbar's color with: Start>Control Panel>Appearance and Personalisation>Personalisation>Windows Color I would get a menu with a slider, which could edit the color of the...
Customization
How does one change the Taskbar Color
I'm not pleased with the default color (light grey) that W7 presents. That color practically 'washes out' some of my icons in the quick launch, and the notification areas of the taskbar. I'd like to make the taskbar background color a dark blue to match my Active Window Title Bar color. I've...
General Discussion
How do I change the color of this taskbar
I hate how when I change the color of my themes, this taskbar...i guess thats what it is, is still the same color. How do I change the color of this? http://i.imgur.com/ZSPov.jpg
Customization
NO WAY to change taskbar color
I'm convinced that no amount of software can change my taskbar's color. I'm on Win7 Starter, and I've tried everything and I firmly believe there is no hope for me. Anyone care to prove me wrong? Please?
Themes and Styles

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 22:42.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App