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App screen background?

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    App screen background?


    New here and to windows8..searched through the forumns and so far have learned quite a bit...I have yet to find a place to load an image as a background for the "app screen"..not too fond of the color choicesthey give you..looking for a darker gry or even black...is there a way to get more color options?
    Great forumn by the way..learned a lot just by searching and snooping through threads...couldn't stand win7 but love win8 so far...



    JC

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    W8 Pro 9200


    Decor8 gets the job well done .
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    Posts : 26
    Windows 8


    Thanks for the reply..will check that out.

    JC
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    Windows 8.1 'Ultimate' RTM 64 bit (Pro/WMC).


    Quote Originally Posted by JC8865 View Post
    Thanks for the reply..will check that out.

    JC

    I use a little 'freebie' called 'Windows 8 Start Screen Customiser v1.3.8 beta', and I'm quite happy
    with the results I've obtained with it.

    (Option Two)
    Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image

    It runs as a standalone program, nothing actually gets installed. The whole program is only 3.3
    megabytes in size, and it is very easy to use.

    Here's an example of what you can achieve with it, this is my current 'App Screen',

    I've also included a screenshot of the program itself so you can see for yourself what it involves.

    I do hope this is of some use to you.


    Wenda.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Screenshot (127).png   SS customiser.PNG  
    Last edited by Brink; 12 May 2013 at 10:57. Reason: added tutorial for more info
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    Posts : 26
    Windows 8


    Thanks very much for the link...that's a neat tool..exactly what I was looking for..much appreciated!

    JC
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