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  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1

    Personalize start screen


    How do I change the color or probably theme of the Metro style Start screen of my laptop . I couldn't find the option in settings> personlization.

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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by gabe55 View Post
    How do I change the color or probably theme of the Metro style Start screen of my laptop . I couldn't find the option in settings> personlization.
    Did you engage the Charms menu from the Start Screen, (not Desktop)?
    From the Start Screen(s) to the Charms Bar then Settings and Personalize, you should see this:
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  3. #3


    Posts : 82
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by gabe55 View Post
    How do I change the color or probably theme of the Metro style Start screen of my laptop . I couldn't find the option in settings> personlization.
    Did you engage the Charms menu from the Start Screen, (not Desktop)?
    I'm sorry but I didn't get you.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    If you access the Charms Menu from the Desktop environment and choose Settings-Personalize, it will bring to Control Panel/Personalize.
    You need to be on one of the Metro Start Screens to access Modern Personalize Settings as in my previous post.

    Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image
    Last edited by Brink; 08 Mar 2014 at 12:26. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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    Windows 8.1


    Oh, Ok I got it!
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  6. #6


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    If you access the Charms Menu from the Desktop environment and choose Settings-Personalize, it will bring to Control Panel/Personalize.
    You need to be on one of the Metro Start Screens to access Modern Personalize Settings as in my previous post.

    Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image
    tks, very useful...
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