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Custom theme problems for windows 8.1

  1. #1


    The Interwebs
    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2008 R2/2012

    Custom theme problems for windows 8.1


    I ran into this today when right clicking on one of my taskbar applications (Picture below) and I thought it was just Windows being windows and resarted the system, yet when I opened up a different application after the reboot it did the same thing.
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    On to system changes before noticing this issue, I did install a theme tweak because of Windows 8 not liking black title bars and white text. After switching out of the custom theme I noticed that the issue was gone.
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    But back again is the black text on a black title bar, so any ideas on a possible different theme that allows me to have a black title bar with more easy-to-read text?
    Last edited by WurdNerd; 22 Nov 2013 at 05:14.

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  2. #2


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


    Your pictures are invalid attachments.

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  3. #3


    The Interwebs
    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2008 R2/2012


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Your pictures are invalid attachments.
    Sorry about that, better now?
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  4. #4


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


    Quote Originally Posted by WurdNerd View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    Your pictures are invalid attachments.
    Sorry about that, better now?
    Yep.
    Pictures appear now.
    Can't help with your problem though.
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  5. #5


    Iowa
    Posts : 71
    Windows 7 Pro/Win 8.1 Pro


    Welcome to the eightforums

    Post a link to the theme you're using and I will look at it and see if anything can be done.

    Jerry
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  6. #6


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
    Welcome to the eightforums

    Post a link to the theme you're using and I will look at it and see if anything can be done.

    Jerry
    Hello,

    I just found this forum, I have the same problem. Here's a link to a theme I'd like to use: Windows 8 default theme - White TitleBar Text v1.1 by maddada1 on deviantART

    Please, if you could fix the jumplists, that would be awesome. I saw in another forum a solution, but I don't know how to do it myself. If you gave a few tips, how to start, I could do it too
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  7. #7


    Iowa
    Posts : 71
    Windows 7 Pro/Win 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by octolith View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
    Welcome to the eightforums

    Post a link to the theme you're using and I will look at it and see if anything can be done.

    Jerry
    Hello,

    I just found this forum, I have the same problem. Here's a link to a theme I'd like to use: Windows 8 default theme - White TitleBar Text v1.1 by maddada1 on deviantART

    Please, if you could fix the jumplists, that would be awesome. I saw in another forum a solution, but I don't know how to do it myself. If you gave a few tips, how to start, I could do it too
    Welcome to the eight forums

    Sorry but changing some one else work is not cool, you need to ask the theme maker.

    If you want white text on the active titlebar look at this post Can I Change Text Colour in Title Bar ?

    Jerry
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