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Windows 7: Looking to Know where some theme data is stored

27 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Looking to Know where some theme data is stored

I am trying to make a program to change the look of windows but I can not find where the data that controls the glass colour settings is stored.

These settings

I would be looking for a RGB(255,255,255)/#(#FFFFFF) or something like this (I assume that it is not like this or I would've found it, or it may just have been that I wasn't looking hard enough).

If anyone knows where this data is stored some help would be much appreciated.


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27 May 2013   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

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28 May 2013   #3

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

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To add a little bit more information to what UsernameIssues posted look at the .theme file by right clicking on it and open it with notepad then look under [Control Panel\Colors] there you will find a list of items with the color code after each item.

This information only shows up after you have made changes to the original theme and then saved it as a theme.

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28 May 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

That's why i couldn't find it.

I hadn't made any changes or saved it.

Is this what I should be looking at!!


It doesn't make much sense to me, I changed all of the above settings and BUPKIS!! nothing changed, but when I change the glass colour save the theme in Control Panel they change.

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29 May 2013   #5

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

I'm guessing you got the information you needed?

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