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Windows 7: shortcut to "change window colors and metrics"

29 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
shortcut to "change window colors and metrics"

When I search for "change window colors and metrics", windows must run some program, no? If so, is there any way to find out what program it is running so I can create a shortcut to it? I hate finding programs by a text search because I can rarely remember what to search for or worse yet that it requires a search. My first instinct is to browse around in the related control panel applets - which of course in this case fails big time. I am particular about the way the screen looks, so I like easy access to these menus. Does Microsoft really think that this is the way we want to start programs? I am baffled. What was wrong with starting this thru the display applet of the control panel like was done in WinXP? Seemed perfectly logical to me.


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29 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 64bit. Version 9 Internet Exp

Try Typeing in the seach bar on the start menu "Change Window Colors and Metrics" and Click-and Drag it onto your desktop and it should creates a shortcut for you.
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29 Jun 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Paul,

This shortcut may be what you wanted.

Window Color and Appearance Shortcut - Create

Hope this helps,
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 shortcut to "change window colors and metrics"

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