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Windows 7: Changing Start Menu Color

13 Jun 2010   #11

Windows 7

I need help. I cant even get aero theme to open in reshacker and i dont know much beyond what i have read in the forums. if anyone could help me to figure this out it would be greatly appreciated.

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19 Aug 2010   #12
Dick Jagger

Windows 7 Ultimate

I would like to change the background color of the start menu as well, but not other window backgrounds. This one by tonev looks good, but is there another method to change only this area and not the entire theme?

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20 Aug 2010   #13

Win7 HP 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roxasvalor View Post
I need help. I cant even get aero theme to open in reshacker and i dont know much beyond what i have read in the forums. if anyone could help me to figure this out it would be greatly appreciated.
If you mean aero.theme, it's not the file to open, it's basically a text file. Open one with notepad to see what I mean. It's the aero.msstyles file you need to open and edit.
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25 Sep 2014   #14

W8 Pro, W7 bogus Ultimate [resolved] watch what ya buy at ebay. W7 Pro, Vista Prem, Xp Pro

I didn't understand how to load the only black theme above to get it's effects,
but did load it, clicked personalization and chose what was shown. I ended
up with an old XP UI that allowed me to change the colors in many different
windows including start menu, etc. Now the background is black with yellow
lettering, etc.

My eyes are so weak anymore that bright colors [backgrounds] almost
blind me, so it has helped me a LOT. I wouldn't have been able to do
this without the help of Windows 7 Forums once again ! What a great
site with so many helpful Admin's, Mod's, and Members !

Thanks so much !
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