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Windows 7: Problems changing taskbar color

11 Oct 2010   #1
teal

Windows 7
 
 
Problems changing taskbar color

Hi, when personalizing I used to get this nice screen...


Now I get just a generic screen...why did this change?




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11 Oct 2010   #2
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Check in advanced settings what you are looking for may be there.
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11 Oct 2010   #3
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by teal View Post
Hi, when personalizing I used to get this nice screen...


Now I get just a generic screen...why did this change?
Can you post a screen shot of what the screen looks like now? If this just happened, you might be able to use a system restore point to just before it began. If you don't know when it started, you might be able to use the System File Checker to correct the problem.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker


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11 Oct 2010   #4
Pusspa

 
 

you might have switched aero off that changes what you see.
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12 Oct 2010   #5
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yep, without Aero enabled, you'll see the generic screen.
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13 Oct 2010   #6
teal

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pusspa View Post
you might have switched aero off that changes what you see.

Ok, that is helpful. How can I tell if aero is enabled or not? Where do I go for this option?

Thanks very much.
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13 Oct 2010   #7
IownAmoneyPit

Windows 7 Pro x 2/Windows 10 Home/10 Pro//Windows 10 Insider Preview ?
 
 

Control panel > System > Advanced system settings > Advanced tab > Performance tab > Adjust for best appearance (make sure enable transparent glass) is checkmarked (see snip below)

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Also you can right click on desk top > Personalize from the drop down menu and select an aero theme.


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13 Oct 2010   #8
Pusspa

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IownAmoneyPit View Post
...Also you can right click on desk top > Personalize from the drop down menu and select an aero theme.
what he said!
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