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Windows 7: No Color Scheme in Control Panel

01 Apr 2013   #31
Xeal Clianad

Windows 7 Home Basic x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
Tried that actually, nice program, works fine for me, but I want the original color scheme for Home Basic, not some program in the internet, but I don't mean that the program is in anyway bad or something, I just want the original scheme changer.

I should really start thinking about the programs I download

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01 Apr 2013   #32

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1

You are correct, My Home Premium OS does have more functionality than your Basic OS.

See if you can get into: Window Color and Appearance - Change using Option One.

There is a difference between the tutorial and my OS, I don't have the Change color scheme link that Brink is showing to use, and I hope he used a version of Home Starter/Basic to write the tutorial.

I have to use Option Two, to get to Step 7, and the Advanced Window Color and Appearance Settings Box.

I was going to suggest option two, but your Basic OS in all probability doesn't show the windows Color link you need to click on to get there.

Images courtesy of Brink's Tutorial: Window Color and Appearance - Change
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01 Apr 2013   #33

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and numerous virtual machines

Xeal Clianad the fact it never comes up tells me you have a corrupt installation of Windows. The malware you got before probably messed with some registry setting buried in the depths. I have Windows Home Basic 64 bit on a Virtual Machine for these very questions. I thing you should try SFC /scannowor read thru previous posts and consider a reinstall. Gregrocker has great advice on his post.
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