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Change font color in taskbar/titlebar?

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    Change font color in taskbar/titlebar?


    Hello,

    Does someone know of a way to change the color of fonts in the taskbar/titlebar? I'd like to use darker colors for the taskbar and titlebar, but with the black font, it is not so readable. I've poked around a bit, but can't find any info for Windows 8, only Windows 7.

    TIA...

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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    You can try editing the Registry. Look in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors

    Changes made won't take effect until you log out and log back in again (possibly may require a reboot even)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    You can try editing the Registry. Look in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors

    Changes made won't take effect until you log out and log back in again (possibly may require a reboot even)
    I couldn't seem to make anything happen. I tried fiddling with Title Text, and didn't see anything like Taskbar Text...
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    windows 8 enterprise n x64 918052
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    Posts : 101
    Windows 8.1 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    You can try editing the Registry. Look in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors

    Changes made won't take effect until you log out and log back in again (possibly may require a reboot even)
    Does not work.
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    I believe most of those colors are overridden if themes are active.
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    Posts : 101
    Windows 8.1 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by LMiller7 View Post
    I believe most of those colors are overridden if themes are active.
    I don't have any theme.
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