Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

No Start Screen personalization option in PC settings

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    No Start Screen personalization option in PC settings

    I just upgraded to Windows 8.1 (UK version) from Windows 8 using DVD.
    But I got a weird thing happening that I can't find info anywhere online about.

    I want to choose a different color for a Start Screen but I can't as there is no option to pick a color in PC Settings - Lock Screen.

    Click image for larger version

    Can someone point me in the right direction?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    No one?

    Maybe move thread to General Support?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Zavarzin, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    I'm sorry that your post was missed.

    See if using OPTION ONE or OPTION THREE in the tutorial below will work for you to change the color of your Start screen background.

    Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

No Start Screen personalization option in PC settings
Related Threads
I want to change my Welcome Background but cant :mad: How to fix
Anyone got the idea on how do I solve this problem? When I right-click on any tiles it doesnt show the right click option like to change the tiles size, remove the tiles and such.. It just show the "tick icon" on it but no menu option. :confused: 42539 How do I get this menu bar back? Please...
Solved No Option Bar in Start Screen in General Support
I virtually never go to Start Screen but after 8.1 update I went to look around. I downloaded an app from app store and wanted to pin it to Start Screen. I found the app on the apps screen and right-clicked it to get a check mark but there was no option bar at the bottom of the screen with the Pin...
I have a particular layout for my Start Screen but after update 1 my Start Screen layout reverted to some old layout and dumped all my pinned stuff not in old layout at the end of screen towards the right. I spent like 30 to 40 minutes to get to some what to my layout but not perfect. I sort of...
Solved Personalization screen in Customization
When I access the Personalization screen, from the settings menu, the background and most foreground colors are black. This seems to be the only screen that is effected. The Start and desktop are OK. Is there a way to return Win 8 back to default settings? Solved problem. NVidia driver had to...
How can I reset all the settings of internet explorer on start screen ? I tried internet settings of internet explorer of desktop but desktop settings don't seem to apply to metro settings . I did reset settings of desktop internet explorer but I couldn't reset or remove settings of internet...
more plus several screens
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook