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Windows 7: Change W7 desktop icon text color

27 Jul 2014   #1
fireman0174

 
 
Change W7 desktop icon text color

Is there a way to change the text color for desktop icons in Windows 7? It seems that white is the only color available.

As I periodically like to change desktop backgrounds, there are times, due to a light background, that the icon text is difficult or virtually impossible to read.

In advance, thanks.


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27 Jul 2014   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I would think it would be one of these
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27 Jul 2014   #3
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Desktop text color

You can install Iconoid and use it to change desktop icon text color if you want.

Iconoid - Hide and show desktop icons, maketransparent backgrounds

Screenshot showing part of my desktop after applying transparent background and red text.

Change W7 desktop icon text color-icon-text.jpg

Iconoid GUI:

Change W7 desktop icon text color-iconoid.jpg

Personally I don't use this software but have done in the past.


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