1.    04 Oct 2014 #1

    Disable Window Shadows in Windows 10 TP


    A quick tip to disable the 'atrocious' new window shadowing effect in Windows 10 Technical Preview.
    (I say atrocious but others may like it. I find it too much of an effect)

    Full Shadow, (with instructions):

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    Half Shadow, (when you click on another element or inactive window):

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    Last edited by Edwin; 04 Oct 2014 at 17:10.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 7,543
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       04 Oct 2014 #2

    Good info Edwin, I like the shadow effect myself.
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  3.    04 Oct 2014 #3

    Dude said: View Post
    Good info Edwin, I like the shadow effect myself.
    I hear ya!
    Depends, I guess, where you open the window; on a dark desktop it's not so 'intrusive' but on a white background it's a little much, for me anyway.

    It's a decent tip. I should ask Mr. Brink to make a tut of it before this gets buried in the 'Sea of Threads'!
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  4. Joined : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,346
    W10 Pro, W10 Home
       04 Oct 2014 #4

    I guess the current setting must not bother me much, as I can't say I've even noticed. But nice job on the tut mate!
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  5. Joined : Jun 2014
    UK
    Posts : 623
    W10 pro x64 and W10 x86
       06 Oct 2014 #5

    Yes, thanks very much for the detailed info. I had just had a whinge over the visuals.
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  6.    06 Oct 2014 #6

    Mooly said: View Post
    Yes, thanks very much for the detailed info. I had just had a whinge over the visuals.
    LOL, no probs!
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