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Windows 7: Cannot Change Window Color

14 Apr 2010   #1
jalexladd

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Cannot Change Window Color

I am having a problem changing my window color. I used to be able to do it but now all it shows is option to enable/disable transparency and the color intensity slider. I have attached a screenshot of this. What can I do to fix this?




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14 Apr 2010   #2
tbone1321

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

What did you install last or when did it stop working?

Edit Try this Window Color and Appearance - Enable or Disable Change
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14 Apr 2010   #3
jalexladd

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

it stopped working a few weeks ago....but i haven't installed anything since
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14 Apr 2010   #4
tbone1321

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Try that link download and see if it works
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14 Apr 2010   #5
jalexladd

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

no that didn't work...it still just says customized
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14 Apr 2010   #6
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try a system restore to get to a point before the troubles began.
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14 Apr 2010   #7
jalexladd

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

yeah i did that too and it didnt work either
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14 Apr 2010   #8
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try changing themes. If that does not work, try a repair install.
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14 Apr 2010   #9
tbone1321

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

try a Repair Install


Edit: Sorry didn't see someone posted it already
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14 Apr 2010   #10
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Various suggestions listed here, with success. See if any apply in your situation

How to Turn On and Enable Aero in Windows 7 (Enable Aero Peek) My Digital Life

Toward the middle (end) of the article, mention is made of color.
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