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Windows 7: Window Color and Appearance - Change

29 Mar 2013   #50
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rose1 View Post
Why is the taskbar colors on the right and left darker? Is there a way to correct that? I tried the color mixer, but nothing did it.
Hello Rose,

It looks like that was answered in your original thread for this below. You'll need to adjust the color intensity and mixer sliders a bit until you no longer see them.
Taskbar color
This is caused by Aero and it's ray of light on a window illusion. You see it in the border of windows as well. The screenshot below has it standing out more to better see the ray of light beams across it.

(click on image to see full size)
-taskbar.jpg

Hope this helps,
Shawn




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29 Mar 2013   #51
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

Mine is like this. I tried the mix slider it didn't do anything to me. See darkness on the left and right?


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29 Mar 2013   #52
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Rose I have the theme I made you and I do not see the dark sides see screenshot, You need to adjust the sliders and or change the wallpaper.

Jerry
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29 Mar 2013   #53
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rose1 View Post
Mine is like this. I tried the mix slider it didn't do anything to me. See darkness on the left and right?
I find that having it set like this below helps quite a bit. You might see how it looks for you.

(click on image to see full size)
-settings.jpg


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29 Mar 2013   #54
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

Still left and right darker. Its like burgundy kind of.
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29 Mar 2013   #55
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Could you post a screenshot showing your settings with what color tile you have selected?
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29 Mar 2013   #56
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

Still red. Still same. When I change it the left and right still dark.
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02 Apr 2013   #57
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

I guess there is no other solution for this. I wish there was a taskbar theme or something. Because the windows classic theme doesn't do the classic gray bar like 98. Or Xp taskbar.
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02 Apr 2013   #58
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Rose,

None that I know of other than playing with the sliders to get it as close to what you wanted as possible.
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02 Apr 2013   #59
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Rose I can make your theme with red taskbar and window frame but you will not able to use the slider to change colors. let me know.

Jerry
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