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Changing the color of Start button?

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    Windows 8 Consumer Preview (Build 8250)

    Changing the color of Start button?


    Don't yell at me that I'm stupid. I just can't stand that the win8 start button is black/dark gray. It looks simply ugly. Is there any way to change it?

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    Posts : 7
    Windows 8 and Windows 7


    Quote Originally Posted by Delold View Post
    Don't yell at me that I'm stupid. I just can't stand that the win8 start button is black/dark gray. It looks simply ugly. Is there any way to change it?
    i'm think so..then i decided to change the color of the taskbar as same as start button..i hope u would better after changing :grin:
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    Windows 8 Release Preview


    How do you change it?
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    Posts : 7
    Windows 8 and Windows 7


    Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Personalization\Window Color and Appearance
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  5. #5


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8 Customer Preview Build 8250


    I made it so:
    Aero - No Transparency - Make the color same of the gray color
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Changing the color of Start button?
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