1.    12 Sep 2016 #1
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    color of desktop icon titles


    I know! The answer is here on some page....but I seem to have white letters on a white background on the desktop. How to I bring color to the icon titles? Thanks.
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  2.    12 Sep 2016 #2
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    Could you post a screenshot please?
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  3.    12 Sep 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by dalchina View Post
    Could you post a screenshot please?
    Sorry - it pasted in large and then went tiny.....I highlighted a few icons, but you can tell I have them scattered, and now that I've eliminated that fuzzy shadow, the white letters are on a white background. How to I change the color of the titles? Thanks!!

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  4.    13 Sep 2016 #4
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    Whilst the colour of the desktop font seems not to be under user control as it was in Win 7, from what I recall, it was meant to change dynamically to be more visible - at least in older Windows editions.

    There is a fudge for Win 10-
    Desktop Icon Color Change - Accessibility Option - Windows 10 Forums

    Another aspect of this is- Do you have drop shadows for icon labels enabled? It doesn't look as if you do.
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  5.    13 Sep 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by dalchina View Post
    Whilst the colour of the desktop font seems not to be under user control as it was in Win 7, from what I recall, it was meant to change dynamically to be more visible - at least in older Windows editions.

    There is a fudge for Win 10-
    Desktop Icon Color Change - Accessibility Option - Windows 10 Forums

    Another aspect of this is- Do you have drop shadows for icon labels enabled? It doesn't look as if you do.
    Click image for larger version. 

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    Thanks thanks thanks - I knew this once upon a time.....so even though this fix doesn't hold, it can be reset.
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