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Windows 7: Change Start Menu Font Color

25 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
Change Start Menu Font Color

I'm trying to change the font color in the right column of the start menu but can't find it in Windows Style Builder. Can someone point it out for me?

EDIT: I found it:
Programs list:
Windows 7 > Start Menu > Basic > ProgramsList > TextColor
Windows 7 > Start Menu > Basic > ProgramsList > HotTrackingColor

Windows 7 > Start Menu > Basic > ProgramsListExtended

Places List, jumplist:
Windows 7 > Start Menu > Basic > PlacesList > TextColor
Windows 7 > Start Menu > Basic > PlacesList > HotTrackingColor

Windows 7 > Start Menu > Basic > PlacesListExtended

My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Oct 2010   #2

win7 64

i tried this. and nothing happened. I use Aero does that make a difference. I also what to change the color of the text in side the programs list
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06 Nov 2010   #3

7 Ultimate x64 sp1

for normal win themes
-extract aero.msstyle
-variant / normal
and edit with some hex editor
old color find: 28 28 28 (it's used 6 times)
The correct hex address is in pic

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