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Changing start menu background color

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    Changing start menu background color


    That green is kinda of iffy. Is there a way to change its color.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Delold View Post
    And if you are too lazy for all that, check this.

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    The only issue with changing your shsxs.dll and uxtheme.dll files is that sometimes they break themes in other programs. This happened to me, but luckily I backed them up so I could restore them. Be sure to do this if you play with your .dll files.
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    Mantra > Make sure to backup files {and create a System Restore point} before fiddling with anything...
    Last edited by JMH; 11 Oct 2011 at 01:36.
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    I second JMH and cant stress enough. Backup, backup, backup. You will wish you had
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    Quote Originally Posted by gt1991 View Post
    Lovely tool
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    Another tool I recently came in touch with to Apply Themes, Enable some other Features as well like disabling the Metro UI etc.
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