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Windows 7: change taskbar and window borders to black

23 Feb 2010   #1
nikef

windows xp / vista /windows 7 / ubuntu 9.10
 
 
change taskbar and window borders to black

Hi
I am trying to change the colour scheme of my windows 7 to black ,is there anyway to do this ?

Thanks


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23 Feb 2010   #2
iClone

Win 7
 
 

like Right Click -> Customize - Look And Window Color?
then you chose a color (not matter what color) and click the little down pointing arrow that sayes something like "show color mixer"
in the color mixer set the brightness to max black (i think the right side)
and that it
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23 Feb 2010   #3
nikef

windows xp / vista /windows 7 / ubuntu 9.10
 
 

Thank you Iclone

I have done that but all i get is a dark blue colour .
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23 Feb 2010   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Nikef,

This should get you black borders with these settings.

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Hope this helps,
Shawn


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23 Feb 2010   #5
nikef

windows xp / vista /windows 7 / ubuntu 9.10
 
 

Thank you so much Brink

That worked a treat
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23 Feb 2010   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome.
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