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Windows 7: Tooltips won't change colors

28 Oct 2010   #1
Darklighter

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Tooltips won't change colors

Howdy...

Even after several attempts of changing the colors in advanced display properties the default light grey font/white background remains for the tooltips... anyone know why? or how to change it?


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29 Oct 2010   #2
Six9siX

7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

think U need to change it in aero.msstyles
there's two images
here's the result
881.png
882.png


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Tooltips won't change colors-popup-windows.png 
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29 Oct 2010   #3
Darklighter

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

OK, forgive me but how would you do that exactly?
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29 Oct 2010   #4
Six9siX

7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

Well, it's easy
U need to download software called restorator or else that allows U to explore inside a msstyle file.
First find aero.msstyle
Make a backup of original file
copy the file somewhere else rename it and paste it back in aero dir
just to make things easier later .
(U need to take ownership of the file)
then open it with downloaded program
extract 881 & 882.png
edit in some photo editor software that support png files
then import modified images and save.....not save as.
The whole map is on the pics.
easy a?


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Tooltips won't change colors-msstyle.png   Tooltips won't change colors-msstyle-rename.png  
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30 Oct 2010   #5
Darklighter

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

so it looks like you have to do some resourse hacking, correct? I was just curious if there was an actual setting somewhere, or maybe a registry entry I could change. If it's that complicated, then I'll just live with it. Thanks.
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