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How To Change The Windows 8 Background Colour

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    How To Change The Windows 8 Background Colour

    I thought this info would be of help to some on this site.

    How To Change The Windows 8 Background Colour

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    Thanks for sharing!
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    Win 8, (VM win7, XP, Vista)

    An excellent tutorial for some win 8 noube's, thanks. . .
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    Win 8.1 Pro

    I can tell you with a pretty high degree of confidence that that only will affect RegEdit and not Explorer.

    The only reliable way to get control to change any colors in Windows Explorer and other areas is Skin the Windows desktop interface with WindowBlinds.
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