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Windows 7: Majority of Taskbar Not Changing Color

25 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
Majority of Taskbar Not Changing Color

No matter what I do, the blue portion will not change color.

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25 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate

If you are on Home Premium, Enterprise, Professional or Ultimate then you can change it from "Personalize>Windows Color"
Just right click on the desktop and go to Personalize and there you would see "Windows Color" Second option in the bottom.

And if you wish to change it in the theme itself try @ "Taskbar & SystemTray > TaskBand > Aero > TaskBand > Background Bottom "
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25 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Hello BassMZero

This sometimes happens in you have other toolbars added on the taskbar. Right click the taskbar/toolbars and uncheck any that are active and try again. I have the same thing on mine but mine is intentional, I like the way mine looks with central taskbar icons.

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Is it a custom theme or are you just changing it in personalization


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25 Sep 2011   #4

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

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As Danny asked are you using a 3rd party custom theme?
If so it may have been built wrong, try changing the way Taskbar buttons are displayed. Right click on taskbar go to Properties In the Taskbar tab use the dropdown arrow and change it and Apply and see if it changes.
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25 Sep 2011   #5
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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

This may help. Right click an empty place in the taskbar, Properties, 1.Customise, check 2.Always show All Icons an shown. Click OK, OK.
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