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Windows 7: change windows [explorer] colors?

04 Mar 2017   #11
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

It's pretty odd. I just switched from Classic Theme to an Aero Theme. Here's what I see. Explorer on left vs XYPlorer on right.
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04 Mar 2017   #12
johncorosz

Both Windows 7 64 & Windows 10 LTSB
 
 

It seems that only 3rd party software is available as a solution. Dang MS'
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04 Mar 2017   #13
marni

windows 7, 64bit
 
 

Congrats to Callender for managing to change color of right pane of XYplorer. I couldn't.* And no, i don't have any third-party themes installed.
As to Word and Notepad tweaks- don't use either, so not interested. [Was worth posting tho: they'll be useful to somebody else, sooner or later.]

On [Windoze] computing in general: W7 is so pathetically unstable [MS's notoriously inept memory handling] that its plusses are about cancelled by its minuses [yeah, you go 10 steps forward, but you then go 8 or 9 back in errors etc.] so you never get anywhere, you spend half your time tinkering under the hood. Great if you like repairing engines. Like a lovely sports car breaking down every 100 miles. Me, i'm just tired, and would go linux in a hot new york minute if it had the apps i need.
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*PS: XYPlorer needs no color picker- it produces color fields one can click on to instantly pick desired hues. [Or did i somehow misunderstand you, C.?]
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