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How to change Windows 8.1 Metro UI colour

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    Windows 8.1

    How to change Windows 8.1 Metro UI colour


    How can I change Windows 8.1 Metro UI colour and design like in Windows 8? When I click Personalization in Settings on the Charms bar it takes me to desktop personalization settings, not the Metro UI personalization setings.

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    Windows 8.1


    Nobody knows this?
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    Pull out charms bar - search and type "colors"
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    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by JohnBurns View Post
    Pull out charms bar - search and type "colors"
    And then what? There's no search result that has the option to change the colours.
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    Kansas
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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit


    First go to your start screen. Open charms bar - settings - personalize.
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    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by kcmike View Post
    First go to your start screen. Open charms bar - settings - personalize.
    On my system it is Settings>Personalization. I tried that. It just opens the Desktop personalization window. The one you get by right clicking on the desktp and clicking Personalize.
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    Kansas
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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit


    That is why you have to be on the start screen and not on your desktop when you go to settings.
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    Windows 8.1


    Ohh. Didn't see that part. It worked! Thanks a lot mate!!!
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    Kansas
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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit


    Your welcome!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nishadrox View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by JohnBurns View Post
    Pull out charms bar - search and type "colors"
    And then what? There's no search result that has the option to change the colours.
    AND then click on microscope - it will show a list of options, the first of which is: "Change the background and colors on Start".
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