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Want to change colour of tile on start screen

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1 update 1

    Want to change colour of tile on start screen


    The background colour of the Firefox tile on the Windows 8.1 start screen is a drab grey and I want to change it. I created a file called firefox.VisualElementsManifest.xml in the same folder as firefox.exe - C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\ and this is what it contains:


    <Application xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
    <VisualElements
    BackgroundColor="#D79DD0"
    ShowNameOnSquare150x150Logo="on"
    ForegroundText="light"/>
    </Application>


    That is the only change I made to the PC to alter tiles. Rebooted. Doesn't work. What can I be doing to further this great mission?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    You could try this OblyTile - Download
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Want to change colour of tile on start screen
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