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windows 8.1 change color taskbar

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    windows 8.1

    windows 8.1 change color taskbar


    Hi,

    I just upgraded from windows 8 to 8.1. In the 8.0 version I changed the color of the taskbar. I did this with Regedit. hkey_current_user software/microsoft/windows/dwm. changing enablewindowcolorisation changing value 1 to 0.

    In windows 8.1 this doesnt work anymore. Anyone with the same problem?

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by novation; 29 Oct 2013 at 20:29.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Mediacenter Edition


    Same problem here, that tweak doesn't work anymore. The same thing with the registry hack for enabling big buttons in ie11, not working anymore also.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    windows 8.1


    Thanks. So i'm not the only one. Anybody who knows another registry hack?
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  4. #4


    New Delhi
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1 Pro (Activated)


    I still can't figure out what exactly is your problem ? please elaborate a bit.
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  5. #5


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


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  6. #6


    New Delhi
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1 Pro (Activated)


    Go to : Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Personalization\Color and Appearance
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  7. #7


    Posts : 3
    windows 8.1


    The problem is to only change the taskbar color. Seen in this video.
    How to get Different colors for taskbar and windows borders in Windows 8 RTM - YouTube
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  8. #8

    Windows 8.1 theme with dark taskbar


    Hi,

    I have made my self simple theme cause I like it that way. When I asked Microsoft for help on Microsoft Community they simple deleted my thread, I guess that it was their kind of solution

    1/ UXTheme patcher is included in archive and have to be patched before you apply the theme

    2/ Reboot PC

    3/ Copy theme to C:\Windows\Resources\Themes and apply it

    4/ Thats all!

    Taskbar color is fixed to #111111 full color, fact that is not transparent is for the simply purpose. As other elements in the standard aero there are also not transparent by default. Enjoy.

    http://uloz.to/xTfqN2u2/aerodark-zip

    Note: I am not making any further development on this theme is if you want some fix, fix it your self.

    Preview:

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    Quote Originally Posted by novation View Post
    Hi,

    I just upgraded from windows 8 to 8.1. In the 8.0 version I changed the color of the taskbar. I did this with Regedit. hkey_current_user software/microsoft/windows/dwm. changing enablewindowcolorisation changing value 1 to 0.

    In windows 8.1 this doesnt work anymore. Anyone with the same problem?

    Thanks in advance.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  9. #9


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Mediacenter Edition


    Here's my version :

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    Download here
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