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Windows 7: Taskbar Change Color when power is unplugged?

22 Apr 2011   #1

windows home premium 7 64bit
Taskbar Change Color when power is unplugged?

Hi Im new to windows 7 and recently i found out that when i unplugg my computer the taskbar changes to a different color.

Is this normal or am i in trouble? i have an hp dv7 with windows 7 homepremium 64bit thanks!

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22 Apr 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

shreddo, welcome to the Seven Forums.

Perfectly normal on a laptop when running on the battery. If you check your power settings,

Power Plan - Select

you will probably find it is set to "power saver" which will disable things like Aero and transparency to help prolong battery life.
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22 Apr 2011   #3

windows home premium 7 64bit

Thanks a lot! One less worry then, I will check the Tutorials!

Thanks again!
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