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Windows 7: Changing taskbar color with aero/visual effects off

22 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Changing taskbar color with aero/visual effects off

I turned off the aero and visual effects using the performance options in the control panel (selected 'adjust for best performance') so aero is off. I know there's such a thing called Window Color in the personalize category of the control panel, however it doesn't seem to have a taskbar option?

Is the taskbar named something different or is there another way a PC without aero turned on it can change the taskbar's color?

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22 Dec 2011   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Minosu,

With Aero turned off, you will not have the Windows Color and Appearance window like below available.

Window Color and Appearance - Change

Hope this helps,
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22 Dec 2011   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

In the Tutorial provided by Brink when you use the drop down menu for the taskbar is 3D Objects but that is also going to change the color of some of the parts of the window also
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