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Changing color of tiles in the start menu

  1. #21


    Germany/Florida
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    Vista and Win7


    Quote Originally Posted by JohnBurns View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    Has anybody figured out yet how to easily change the color of the start menu tiles. Mine are mostly green and I like to color code them by type of program.
    Have you tried Olby Tile? I've been using it since I installed 8.1 and it works great - no problems

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    Thanks. I'll give it a spin.

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  2. #22


    Here's a shot of my Startscreen tiles - all changed to blue. Desktop shows purple on this screenshot, but it is really showing blue too. I like mono-color themes as you can see - lol. Hated the multi-color tiles MS set up for 8;1. Hope this helps you.
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  3. #23


    Germany/Florida
    Posts : 4,515
    Vista and Win7


    Nice but a bit busy for my taste. Mine is very unbusy and there are still a few that can go. I keep most of my stuff in a toolbar called "All" that you can see on the right of the taskbar.

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