I cannot select start, taskbar, & action center in color settings. Solved

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    lafargeotte said: View Post
    A few minutes later and solution found:
    On the 'Colour' screen, select a custom colour, not light or dark. Then choose your default Windows mode as dark and default app mode as light. Now you can select Start, taskbar, and action center.
    At least it did for me!
    Upgraded to 1903 today & same issue with taskbar, a little clicking around & I discovered setting the default Windows mode to Dark and default app mode to Light fixed my problem.
    Came here to update my post only to discover lafargeotte beat me to it
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    dogpark said: View Post
    Upgraded to 1903 today & same issue with taskbar, a little clicking around & I discovered setting the default Windows mode to Dark and default app mode to Light fixed my problem.
    Came here to update my post only to discover lafargeotte beat me to it
    Yes, but that only works if Windows mode is "Dark". I prefer "Light" but want my color selection (a light green) applied to the task bar.
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  3.    #13

    lmod said: View Post
    Yes, but that only works if Windows mode is "Dark". I prefer "Light" but want my color selection (a light green) applied to the task bar.
    Could swear when this PC was on the Insider Program a couple months ago (version 1903 release 18383) I played with all these settings & still could not control the taskbar color.

    But now I can... with these settings:
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    This picture is from a Brink Tutorial How to Change Default App Mode and Windows Mode to Light or Dark Theme Color in Windows 10 which states This setting is only available starting with Windows 10 build 18282. I was on 18383 a couple months ago so these settings were available then. Perhaps I didn't find the right combination.
    But, as I stated earlier in the thread, I created a local account & the Start, taskbar, and action center tab was not grayed out. It worked normally. Still think something was awry. This is a ten year old desktop: Dell XPS 435 mini tower.
    Guess the color of the taskbar is not important, but I like the automatic taskbar accent color with background changes.

    Last edited by dogpark; 3 Weeks Ago at 21:42.
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  4.    #14

    lafargeotte said: View Post
    A few minutes later and solution found:
    On the 'Colour' screen, select a custom colour, not light or dark. Then choose your default Windows mode as dark and default app mode as light. Now you can select Start, taskbar, and action center.
    At least it did for me!
    Well done. I have been messing with this setting for days
    Thank you for the fix
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  5.    #15

    lafargeotte said: View Post
    A few minutes later and solution found:
    On the 'Colour' screen, select a custom colour, not light or dark. Then choose your default Windows mode as dark and default app mode as light. Now you can select Start, taskbar, and action center.
    At least it did for me!
    Thank you! This solved the problem for me. I'd spent quite a while trying to fix it before coming across your suggestion.
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