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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Properties window background color

13 Sep 2012   #1
napalme

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows Explorer Properties window background color

I have installed third part theme Placebo Ashtray, spent hours to find how to make Properties window background not so black.

Please let me know where is this option located.




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13 Sep 2012   #2
mitchell65

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

You could wait forever and a day to find another member using this theme, I would suggest your best bet is to go onto the deviantart Forum
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13 Sep 2012   #3
napalme

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thanx
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14 Sep 2012   #4
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums

That would be image #905 in the Ashtray.msstyles if you are using a resource hacker.

If you are using Windows Style Builder it would be at Lists, Menus & Tabs > Tab > Pane

Jerry
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15 Sep 2012   #5
napalme

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you!
Is there any manual how to edit these images corretly?
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15 Sep 2012   #6
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Sorry for late reply,
I gave you the wrong image # it is #906 sorry.
I have a hard time with resource hacker so I sometimes use Anolis Resourcer - Resource Hacker Software - Anolis
You cannot edit a theme when in use, Switch to a new theme then logoff/logon then do the following.
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Open the Ashtray.msstyles
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Click the + at "IMAGE" and scroll down to 906 click on + click on 0 then click on Export and Save the image to your desktop.
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Edit the image with image editor (Gimp, Paint.net, Photoshop) it a 1px x 1px image.

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Click on Replace then Browse in the open window make sure it is set to PngImage (*.png click on the image you edited on click Open, then click Load then OK.
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File > Save
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Jerry


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