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Changing background color and accent color

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    Changing background color and accent color


    I am try to change the background color and accent color. I used to be able to go to "settings", then ""change PC settings" and it would have an option for "personalization". The only way I found to get to that was search for "accent".

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    Right click on desktop and personalize will show.
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    Thanks I know how its supposed to be done but I don't get the same options. Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image Loo at "option 2" on this page. Where it says "personalize" I don't have that on the top of the list.
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    Mallen,

    If you have Windows 8.1, then you'll need to use OPTION ONE instead. Be sure to do it from your Start screen and not from your desktop. This location is critical.

    OPTION TWO is no longer available in Windows 8.1.
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    Here is a screen shot showing I am missing the option.
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    Did you open Settings while on your Start screen?

    It will not be there if you open Settings while on your desktop.
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    Brink means here.
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    Thanks I was able to access it from the Start screen.
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    Great news.
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