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Windows 7: Any apps to enable more color customization for Windows 7 interface?

05 Mar 2012   #81
TsunamiZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 



problem looks like this


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06 Mar 2012   #82
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

How do you get to that basic mode?

Are you using the Black theme I made and then unchecking the enable transparency box or are you going down and using the Windows 7 Basic theme?

Is that screenshot you provided just a normal Explorer Window? I am having a hard time replicating that.
Jerry
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06 Mar 2012   #83
TsunamiZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i was hoping you can just search the image files used in the visual style. if you find a light blue max/restore button, then desaturate it.

to reproduce the problem takes some more work. i noticed it when i uninstalled my nvidia video driver [which turns windows into basic mode]. and then i ran the installer for the new nvidia video driver--and in the installer window is where i first noticed the problem.

http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index5.aspx?lang=en-us
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06 Mar 2012   #84
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

I still need to know
Quote:
Are you using the Black theme I made and then unchecking the enable transparency box or are you going down and using the Windows 7 Basic theme?
Did you get Aero working after you install the drivers?
Are you in aero mode or basic mode?
Jerry
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06 Mar 2012   #85
TsunamiZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i'm in using your skin which is aero mode. but it's forced into basic mode when video driver uninstalled [but still using your skin in basic mode]. after reinstalling drivers, i'm back in aero mode.

this problem is only visible in basic mode.
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06 Mar 2012   #86
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

I think the problem is I only made it in aero download and extract the zip at the bottom of this post and put the Black.theme in C:\Windows\Resources\Ease of Access Themes Then it should show up in the bottom of Personalization by Windows 7 basic and Windows classic theme as Black.
Let me know if it helps
Jerry
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06 Mar 2012   #87
TsunamiZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

theme is supposed to be aero, not basic. but just needs the that basic part of it fixed. the basic part of it is used on certain programs that don't support aero.
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07 Mar 2012   #88
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TsunamiZ View Post
theme is supposed to be aero, not basic. but just needs the that basic part of it fixed. the basic part of it is used on certain programs that don't support aero.
Can you tell me which certain programs this is showing up in, I have looked at every button image and all the normal buttons are desaturated already.
Jerry
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07 Mar 2012   #89
TsunamiZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

to reproduce the problem takes some more work. i noticed it when i uninstalled my nvidia video driver [which turns windows into basic mode]. and then i ran the installer for the new nvidia video driver--and in the installer window is where i first noticed the problem.

http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index5.aspx?lang=en-us
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07 Mar 2012   #90
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

I am not going to uninstall my drivers and then install them again just to see that window. Is it just that driver install window or is there others.
Jerry
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