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Windows 7: Shortcut for 'Color Scheme' dialog from Win7 Starter on Home/Pro

28 Mar 2016   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Shortcut for 'Color Scheme' dialog from Win7 Starter on Home/Pro

Hi everybody. I was wondering if there was a way to open the 'Color Scheme' dialog box seen on Windows 7 Starter on other editions of Windows 7 (Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate). If you don't know what I'm talking about, here's what it looks like:

I already know I can use the 'Personalize' window (you know, this one) but I would like to have access to this setting in addition to the default Personalize that's normally used. Any sort of help would be great. Thanks in advance.

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28 Mar 2016   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Butters,

You might see if this shortcut may work for you.

Window Color and Appearance Shortcut - Create
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28 Mar 2016   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64

Hi Brink. Thanks for the response.

I'm not trying to create a shortcut to the Window Color and Appearance. This is what that dialog looks like:

And here is what the Color Scheme dialog (the one I'm trying to create a shortcut for) looks like:

The Window Color and Appearance dialog lets you change different colors of windows. The Color Scheme dialog would let you switch visual styles and classic color schemes (which can easily be imported from Windows XP) without changing the actual theme.
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28 Mar 2016   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Sorry, I see what you mean now. I'm not sure for a shortcut on that location yet.
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29 Mar 2016   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I don't have anything useful to add, but I want to subscribe to this thread and see no way to do that besides making a post. Sorry.
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