Windows 10: One Of My Win10 OS's - Title Bar of Windows Is Suddenly Purple, Why?


  1. Posts : 141
    Win 7 Ult + 2 x Win 10 Pro - all x64
       16 Dec 2015 #1

    One Of My Win10 OS's - Title Bar of Windows Is Suddenly Purple, Why?


    I have not selected that colour for anything that I can tell, preferring sandy or earthy colours for borders.
    Am using Aerolite Theme with my own wallpaper. The other 10's are all behaving and I'm wondering what the heck I did to cause this.
    Ideas anyone?
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1703 Build 15063.296
       16 Dec 2015 #2

    The only time that I am aware that Windows randomly changes the accent colour is if you have "Automatically pick an accent colour from my background" turned on in Settings.

    I wonder if a recent update has turned this on and you had not noticed?
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  3. Posts : 141
    Win 7 Ult + 2 x Win 10 Pro - all x64
    Thread Starter
       16 Dec 2015 #3

    May be that as I certainly don't have the first turned on. I'll investigate further. I'm beginning to find 10 is a real chore to keep looking "nice".
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  4. Posts : 141
    Win 7 Ult + 2 x Win 10 Pro - all x64
    Thread Starter
       18 Dec 2015 #4

    I've pinned it down to Windows not displaying Accent Colors correctly. If I choose any of the greys then all sides of the square are the same, but if I pick a proper color then the top title bar goes purple whilst the rest are correctly displayed.
    Now to figure out how to fix it....possibly will have to do an sfc/ scannow or similar.
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