1. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 1
       23 Jan 2016 #1

    Black background

    I just upgraded to Windows 10 and my desktop theme/picture is fine, but my task bar and all other screens have a black back ground. How do I change this?
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,440
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       23 Jan 2016 #2

    Go to settings then Personalisation then colours
    That is where you can alter your background colours
    Also Taskbar
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,424
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       23 Jan 2016 #3

    Hello jkpalumbo, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The tutorials below can help show you how to change your color appearance.

    Color and Appearance - Change in Windows 10

    Start, Taskbar, and Action Center Color - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,447
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       23 Jan 2016 #4

    If using Edge there is a dark theme and a light theme.
    Click on 3 dots top right hand corner, then Settings, under choose a setting you have the choice Dark or Light.

    Microsoft Edge Theme - Change in Windows 10
    Last edited by Brink; 23 Jan 2016 at 12:25. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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