Windows 10: Need some help with a colour swap on Desktop Menus

  1.    25 Sep 2015 #1

    Need some help with a colour swap on Desktop Menus

    Hi all,

    Been playing with registry entries for a few days and I cannot seem to get the setup I want running. I will Pic appropriately to illustrate:

    Basically, I want to move away from the Light, and into the Dark Theme, Keeping my Teal Colour scheme (looks win95/98, retro~) but the Dark themes apply only to the metro styling. I want Desktop Styling also, the Title Bars from White to Black (or more specifically the Dark theme RGB of 31,31,31):
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    applied to Title Bars of Desktop:
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    and of course the Active Window Titles from black to white (to show on the black title bars).

    But I also want the Dark Menus:
    Metro Dark theme Menu:
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    Applied to Desktop White Menu:
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    Photoshopped pic (OK MSPainted) to show what I mean:
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    Hopefully I can get this working and list up all the useless preinstalled apps (to remove them from build), I can apply it to and build my own Win10 ISOs so I can clean-install my Desktop, Laptop and Tablet!
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  2. Cliff S's Avatar
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       25 Sep 2015 #2

    Some of the things you want, you'll find or find information to, in this forum: Windows 10 Themes created by Ten Forums members
    Yup, it's a lot to go through, but then you can see examples:)
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  3.    25 Sep 2015 #3

    Problem is Themes will change the things I have already set to my preferences, Backgrounds (my wallpaper collection), Lockscreens (Win10 Default Background) among other things, to SOMEONE ELSE'S preferences, I simply want to know how to change them myself, then I can make my own theme pack if necessary.
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  4. Cliff S's Avatar
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       25 Sep 2015 #4

    I'm not saying to DL a theme, if you read through Edwin and I also explain how and what we've done. For example changing certain colors in the registry(I have posted a reg file that can be change to the colors you wish) and how to apply.
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