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  1. Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,057
    Windows 10 Pro
       12 Sep 2015 #401

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Attachment 37135

    How about a large ICO file Kari(on the fly, just to test).
    Thanks Cliff. The file has now white stripes top & below. Any chance to remove the stripes?

    Click image for larger version. 

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  2. Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,386
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       12 Sep 2015 #402

    Kari said: View Post
    Thanks Cliff. The file has now white stripes top & below. Any chance to remove the stripes?

    Click image for larger version. 

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    I've tried it several times, I must go form jpg to png to ico, on the png > ico it always creates those bars, I don't know... a compression "thing"?
    my last try at it: Ten ico.ico and the png: Click image for larger version. 

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  3. Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,057
    Windows 10 Pro
       12 Sep 2015 #403

    Thanks. it still has those bars but it's good, anyway.

    What if the original PNG was first made to exact square?
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  4. Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 7,235
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       12 Sep 2015 #404

    Kari said: View Post
    Thanks. it still has those bars but it's good, anyway.

    What if the original PNG was first made to exact square?
    The 'bars' indicate that it's a file, you can't remove them; they won't show when in use or when viewed.
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  5. Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,386
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       12 Sep 2015 #405

    forums icon.ico
    Okay, I tried cropping it first.
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  6. Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,386
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       13 Sep 2015 #406

    @Kari how did the last icon come out(post above) where I cropped it?
    @Edwin, What do you think of this: I'm going to create another account, say name it Themer, and use that one for when I go hacking/changing SySWOW64 and System32 .dll's and changing registry color values, so I won't corrupt my real account. I would probably use sandboxie or better yet Toolwiz Time Freeze as protection and test environment.
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  7. Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,057
    Windows 10 Pro
       13 Sep 2015 #407

    It's OK, it is as Edwin mentioned that the bars are not shown when you use it as an icon.
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  8. Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,386
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       13 Sep 2015 #408

    Kari said: View Post
    It's OK, it is as Edwin mentioned that the bars are not shown when you use it as an icon.
    Good to know
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  9. Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 242
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       13 Sep 2015 #409

    Cliff S said: View Post
    I created a more readable version, than the orange highlight, using a metallic blue highlight(36 0 255):

    1. Download,
    2. Unblock,
    3. Double click & give permission to apply,
    4. Sign out & back in.

    Note this will only apply to the one "Theme" you are currently using and not all themes system wide. So I recommend that you choose your background, cursor, and sounds, colors for taskbar et al..(basically your theme settings) then apply this reg file and then save your new theme in Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Personalization.
    Do you have to use a high contrast theme or will it work with the default?
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  10. Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 13,386
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       13 Sep 2015 #410

    Gary said: View Post
    Do you have to use a high contrast theme or will it work with the default?
    It is only for the default(setting), but only for the one "theme" you create. When you choose, for example, one of the themes that come with 10 or any other theme, then it will go to the usual white & white again until you click the theme you created with these reg entries.
    I don't know if I'm explaining this right, so if you're not sure of what I mean, please say so.
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