This required months on this thread, along with expert comments and experimentation. We use a Windows 8. It is mainly a black icon but it has some tiny bit of red int he middle of the letter 'S' which is the icon, a letter 'S'. However, this kind of feeling can only be experienced after you successfully on your computer. Users who would like to have desktop theme color as Start screen background color can use this tool.
If you are also on their side, you may deeply feel about the light mood when the desktop background is modified to another enjoyable picture. Shoot us an email at ask howtogeek. But when I finally got used to Windows 8. Would you like to answer one of these instead? I will post on Twitter and PinkAxolotl. This desktop control panel has been completely hidden in Windows 10. Just edit existing, add section, install. It will read and show the preferences of the current user, e.
Click on it and change the color. Step 4: When the Desktop Background turns up, click Browse to select a picture from your computer, or choose a picture from the picture list, and then tap Save changes to make the settings take effect. I know I can get grey or other color if I choose Windows Classic theme and make changes there. Which Operating System are you using? How did you try to change the desktop background color? I haven't tested this solution thoroughly but it seems to do the job. It has the separate versions for Windows 8 and Windows 8. Now your personalization settings are buried deep within the digital crust of Windows — but behold! Have you signed into the computer as an administrator user? The Windows 7 setting to allow changing window background color was randomly removed from Windows 8 for no real reason. Before users needed to go to the , but now these settings has been relocated to the Settings menu.
This is a variation of the method posted by Devid. I can't use it like this. Windows should look like this after you apply it: You do not have to enable High Contrast mode or save the theme file to a particular location for it to work. If the problem persists, restart the computer and then try again. Start Screen Color Tuner supports multiple languages and can be translated via a simple text file.
I found some information on the color section , if it helps. Browse other questions tagged or. They have the Windows 7 theme with white background and the High Contrast 1 with black background. Please post back with the required information if the issue persists and we will be glad to assist you further Hi, The problem is not with the desktop background colour. Even if you use Windows 8.
I've spent quite a bit of time sorting out these problems and can now change the background of all my Desktop application tiles individually or in bulk with batch files, but color selection is too painful to do more than specify a few applications and set the rest to a single color or leave as is. So I will show a slightly different way to access this setting, and also post some nice screenshot. I have a lot of apps sorted on it and when I open the Start screen it looks like some sort of depraved candy land that I don't want to be in. Copy-and-paste the following line into the Run dialog and run the command: rundll32. Press Win+ W and type accent in the Search box on the right, and select Change the Background and colors on Start. However you have to be on the Start Screen page to access these. Additionally, if you want a certain program to get a shortcut on your desktop you have to go into ProgramData folders to create shortcuts.
In practice, it is still a major improvement. Way 2: Open it from Settings. As the Personalization window arises, roll down the scroll bar to locate Color and tap it. Prototype in batch file exists now, has been tested for a few weeks and works very well with absolutely pleasing results. But the closest to black is a dark grey. This is high likely a bug. I am using Windows 10 Enterprise Version 1511 Build 10586.
In order to prevent the color scheme from automatically changing every time the background wallpaper changes, you must disable the automatic color scheme changing effect, and choose a standard and static color as per your choice from the available color options. RegEdit icon will show up. Start Screen Color Tuner is freeware and a portable app which supports Windows 8. Is there a way to have the background in grey or brown or other colors when browsing through the folders. I guess I was the last one to have that anyway. Those users are not happy with the default blue color of the logon screen and may want to change it to a desired color.
Optional Beside Color intensity, you can move the scale to the left or the right to determine the intensity of the selected color. Connect our projector to the second display. What I mean is that if I select the Windows 7 theme, using Windows Explorer to browse through the folders, the background is in glaring white. Perform a Clean Boot Follow the instructions Step 1 for Windows 8 given in this link to perform a clean boot: Note: After performing the troubleshooting steps in clean boot, follow these steps to return the computer to Normal startup mode. I want to change the white area as well as indicated with the arrow.