Windows 10: How do I change Minimize, Maximize, and Close colors in Windows 10

  1.    15 Oct 2015 #1

    How do I change Minimize, Maximize, and Close colors in Windows 10

    Is there any way to change the color of the Minimize, Maximize and Close buttons in Windows 10? The reason I ask is that if I set my Window border color to black (through the hidden Color and Appearance window) or any dark color for that matter, I can't see the buttons at all!

    Border color set to white:
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    Border color set to black:
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    Edit: I also just noticed something else. The window name is also black so you can't see that either with the black border.
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       15 Oct 2015 #2
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  3.    15 Oct 2015 #3

    It doesn't look like this theme makes the buttons white.
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       15 Oct 2015 #4

    Best that can be done that i know of unless use some other third party software, as minimize and maximize change color when you bring the mouse cursor over it, yes then stay originally white.
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    windows 10 pro X64 1607
       16 Oct 2015 #5


    I had this problem too so I decide to make my own visual style ( using vista style builder - paid licence but worth it )

    so I changed buttons colors like the minimize one for example in screenshot :

    otherwise the easiest way is to find a theme which have already modified buttons color .

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  6.    16 Oct 2015 #6

    Have you tried this with the latest Insider build? 10565 might be of high interest to you.
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