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Windows 7: Taskbar transperancy

30 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit
Taskbar transperancy

I recently change my desktop background and i noticed that my task bar wasn't transparent anymore. I googled the problem and found this...
  • 1 Right-click on the desktop.
  • 2 Select "Personalize" from the right-click menu.
  • 3 Click on the "Window Color" icon.
  • 4 Click in the box next to "Enable Transparency."
  • 5 Click the "Save Settings" button. The changes will take effect immediately.

When i opened the "Window Color" thing there was no check box, or "enable transparency"

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30 Jan 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

Did you apply a dark wallpaper?

Is this what you're missing?

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30 Jan 2011   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello TheCake, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if you may be able to enable transparency using one of the other options in the tutorial below instead.

Transparency - Enable or Disable

Hope this helps,
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30 Jan 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit

Im getting something different i dont know how to post a pic but i can try to explain it. it has the same title but there is drop down boxes to choos what you want to change the color to. and drop down boxes to change the color
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30 Jan 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit

Ok i got it i guess i didnt have a aero theme on for some reason but its fixed now. thanks brink
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30 Jan 2011   #6

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

That's great news TheCake. I'm glad that we could help.
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