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Small white border around apps?

  1. #1


    Posts : 37
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Small white border around apps?


    If you look closely, you'll see app tiles have a somewhat 1 pixel white border. Is there any way of getting rid of this?
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    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    graphic setting crash.
    remove driver. restart
    if using AMD, sweep.
    clean registry and instal new.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 37
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    What are you even talking about?
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  4. #4


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    Posts : 18
    Windows 8.1 Professional 64-Bit


    I think that's totally normal.
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    future06 meant to change / reinstall video card drivers but I think it's not necessary, I have thin border too but blue because that is the background color set.
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    Posts : 37
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Yes, but why is the background color showing? The icon fits the full resolution of the square. I should know, I made the icon. So why does it do that?

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  7. #7


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    Posts : 18
    Windows 8.1 Professional 64-Bit


    You see the steam icon also got a border.
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  8. #8


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello ErraticFox,

    That is just a border around the tile. As far as I know, it cannot be changed.

    You could change the accent color for when a tile is selected though.

    Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image
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