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Windows 7: How do I change file color ( or bg color of a file )

12 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
How do I change file color ( or bg color of a file )

i know that in mac you can organize files by changing the background of their name.
i am wondering how can i do it in windows 7.
im not searching 4 a way to change all the files, but only some files in a folder- what will make them pop.. or somthing..

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14 Sep 2011   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

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14 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

first of all 10x
second.. :) .. that doesnt help me so much..
i don't want to change the icon of a folder or file.. cuz i can do that thing very easily in windows..
what i want to do, is to change the color of the name of a file.
like in that pic i made.

if you or someone could find ( or create :) ) a program or a way to do this, it would make my life so much better :)

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14 Sep 2011   #4

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

No way to do this built into windows.

Not heard of a tool that will do this in explorer (not that there isn;t one, but never heard of one).

There is a completely seperate program called Explorer++ which DOES do this (Well it will change the text color, not the background).

Explorer++ is not as "pretty" but has a lot of functionality built into it. And it's free.
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