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Windows 7: Tooltips won't change colors

28 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Tooltips won't change colors


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?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2010   #2

7 Ultimate x64 sp1

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

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Tooltips won't change colors-popup-windows.png 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 64bit

OK, forgive me but how would you do that exactly?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

29 Oct 2010   #4

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?

Attached Thumbnails
Tooltips won't change colors-msstyle.png   Tooltips won't change colors-msstyle-rename.png  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Oct 2010   #5

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.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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