Change Windows Explorer window background color


  1. Posts : 5
    windows, ubuntu
       #1

    Change Windows Explorer window background color


    about window colors... I have this problem with windows 7, although it's never been really well implemented in any version of any windows - I can't stand the white background of all windows, and I would like to have a darker background. the white hurts my eyes because I usually work in a fairly dark environment. I suppose a lot of people have this same problem. well, windows just doesn't want to allow that. I either use the old, super-ugly windows look, in which case I can actually change theme colors more or less enough to create a dark theme... or..... is there any other way? I'm even open to tweaking this damn thing with non-supported applications, just... I need a grey/dark theme for my windows...
    anybody, any ideas?

    and btw, speaking of themes, windows 7 must be the worst of all windows so far, it's really ridiculous that they even call them "themes", and the "customize your own theme" kind of tutorials are probably the hugest waste of time humanity has ever seen, hahahaha. really, really ridiculous. cuz basically, there is only 1 theme. period. same with XP. just changing the color of the taskbar doesn't really make it a different theme. makes it - the saaaaaaaaaaame theme, with slight taskbar color variation.
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  2. Posts : 19
    Windows 7
       #2

    Sorry for off-topic, but your punctuation really sucks. I didn't understand a bit of what you wrote.
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  3. Posts : 7
    win 7
       #3

    You need a custom theme for this.


    I searched for the answer to your question for months. I found that the only way to do this is with a custom theme. See this thread... https://www.sevenforums.com/themes-st...help-many.html

    To fix a theme exactly the way you want it, you need to buy " Windows Style Builder " abt $22.

    Do some research in the THEMES section of this site. Good luck. Undine.
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  4. Posts : 5
    windows, ubuntu
    Thread Starter
       #4

    oobbyy3 said:
    Sorry for off-topic, but your punctuation really sucks. I didn't understand a bit of what you wrote.
    what?? (hey, I used 2 question marks, is that bad punctuation?)
    (PS- ce prost esti. acuma vad ca esti roman, gunoi de Bucuresti. hahahaha. ma si miram... ca de obicei oamenii din alte parti ale lumii nu sunt chiar asa de prosti. adica isi vad de ale lor, nu de ale altora, de preferinta.)
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  5. Posts : 5
    windows, ubuntu
    Thread Starter
       #5

    undine said:
    I searched for the answer to your question for months. I found that the only way to do this is with a custom theme. See this thread... https://www.sevenforums.com/themes-st...help-many.html

    To fix a theme exactly the way you want it, you need to buy " Windows Style Builder " abt $22.

    Do some research in the THEMES section of this site. Good luck. Undine.
    Thanks Undine. But windows never liked very much to be tweaked with customization utilities, I'm sure I'd f*** it up if I do that, it might became unstable, crash, etc. Anyway, I'll take a look :)
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  6. Posts : 5
    windows, ubuntu
    Thread Starter
       #6

    oh, one last thing, I managed to bypass my problem by using another file manager for windows, instead of Win Explorer. Havent' yet found an ideal one, but A43 seems like what I need. It's simple, fast, writes nothing to the registry, and it uses the dark-ish background I set from within Windows' interface, which Win Explorer doesn't want to use, and there's no need to patch anything yeeeeeeeey
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  7. Posts : 1
    Windows 7 64
       #7

    control panel/all control panel items/personalization/widow colors/advanced appearance settings
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  8. Posts : 1
    Windows 7 Professional x64
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  9. Posts : 1
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
       #9

    @Cesta

    You are the man!

    Thanks
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