Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Advanced Display Options: Title Bar Color

27 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium Version 32 bit
Advanced Display Options: Title Bar Color

I can't find the "Advanced" choice under Display: I want to change the
• Active Title Bar color
• Inactive Title Bar color
• window color
• text color
• desktop background color
• Message Box color
Where's "Advanced"?

(I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jan 2013   #2
Rand Marks

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Hi, beau. Welcome to the forum.

In Personalization (Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Personalization), click Window Color and then click Advanced appearance settings…

Alternatively, you can enter the following command in the Run dialog box, which can be opened in the Start Menu or by pressing Win+R.

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,5
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium Version 32 bit

Aaaiii-yi-yi, what is the matter with me??!! ~ it's right in front of my eyes!!
Thanks for your patience, Rand Marks, putting up with know-nothings on a Sunday evening
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Advanced Display Options: Title Bar Color

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Power Options Help Advanced Settings Options
I have three normal settings, but there is an odd one that stands out and does not use english characters. Does anybody know how to solve this?
Performance & Maintenance
Window Color and Appearance - Title Bar Color Can't Be Changed
In Appearance and Personalization > Personalization > Window Color and Appearance, I am unable to change the color of the Active Title Bar and of the Inactive Title Bar. Whatever colors I choose, both the Active and Inactive Title Bars look like this....
Make title bar a drastically different color
I have trouble seeing the difference between the title bar that is in focus from the title bar that is not in focus. So I want to make them drastically different (the active window being blue and the in-active windows being red). I have tried the color changes offered by Windows but they don't...
General Discussion
How to set Advanced options in Power Options (64 bit Ultimate)
I have an older Belkin F6C1500-TW-RK UPS and the mfg has not offered software management for the Win 7 64bit OS. I want to let Win 7 manage the battery and shutdown. I set the High Performance under Power Options to turn off display and put the computer to sleep after 3 minutes as a test. I yanked...
Performance & Maintenance
Changing Title Bar Background Color
Below is how you change the background color of the title bar for Windows XP and Windows Vista. How do you do this in Windows 7? I want this so I can answer questions in Google Chrome Forum. Thanks. :) ★ In Windows Vista ★ 1. Right-click your computer's Desktop and click on "Personalize". 2....

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:00.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App