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  1. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 13
    Windows 10
       03 Jul 2015 #1

    Build 10162 and Dark Theme


    I added the 32bit DWORD, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Themes\Personalize

    SystemUsesLightTheme, set to 0 and rebooted without success. Any ideas what I missed or is this feature no longer works?

    Thanks
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  2.    03 Jul 2015 #2

    guyp2k said: View Post
    I added the 32bit DWORD, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Themes\Personalize

    SystemUsesLightTheme, set to 0 and rebooted without success. Any ideas what I missed or is this feature no longer works?

    Thanks
    You've got everything right except the name of the DWORD, it should be:

    AppsUseLightTheme
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 13
    Windows 10
       03 Jul 2015 #3

    Edwin said: View Post
    You've got everything right except the name of the DWORD, it should be:

    AppsUseLightTheme
    Thanks!
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,383
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       03 Jul 2015 #4

    Edwin said: View Post
    You've got everything right except the name of the DWORD, it should be:

    AppsUseLightTheme
    It doesn't work for me in 64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 10162. Is it still working for you?
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  5.    03 Jul 2015 #5

    Brink said: View Post
    It doesn't work for me in 64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 10162. Is it still working for you?
    Yup.

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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,383
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       03 Jul 2015 #6

    I still have the dark theme for Start/taskbar/Action Center, and Settings with the default light theme.
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  7.    03 Jul 2015 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    I still have the dark theme for Start/taskbar/Action Center, and Settings with the default light theme.
    Hmmm..., strange. I don't know what to suggest.
    Maybe a reboot?
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  8. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,893
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       03 Jul 2015 #8

    Clean install or upgrade. With upgrades things carry over(cruft). Sometimes cruft is good in that old functions still work, sometimes it can cause conflicts.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,383
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       03 Jul 2015 #9

    The desktop was an upgrade to 10162 from 10159 upgraded from a clean install 10158. It doesn't work on it.

    It works on the laptop that has been upgraded to each build from the start.

    Does this only affect Settings?
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  10.    03 Jul 2015 #10

    Brink said: View Post
    The desktop was an upgrade to 10162 from 10159 upgraded from a clean install 10158. It doesn't work on it.

    It works on the laptop that has been upgraded to each build from the start.

    Does this only affect Settings?
    I think Win + P is affected as well as Calculator, Alarms, Voice Recorder, some bits of Maps and some others I don't recall at the moment.
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