Windows 10: Removing Colored Tile Backgrounds from Start Menu Icons

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       02 Aug 2015 #1

    Removing Colored Tile Backgrounds from Start Menu Icons

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    I'm wondering if there's currently a way to remove the ugly as hell tile background from icons located in the Start Menu. In other words, I just want the ICON to show. I really like the Windows 10 start menu (especially after removing the entire tile-set to the right), but the background in the back of each icon reminds me heavily of a poorly designed theme.

    Thanks for your responses!
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  2.    21 Jun 2018 #2

    I have changed the tile color to the same color as the background. That way you only see the icon and not the tile. This is the freeware I used---> Windows Tile Color Changer 1.0
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  3.    21 Jun 2018 #3

    You can hide the "recently" and "most" used from the Personalization in the settings.
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  4.    21 Jun 2018 #4

    This is how the start menu looks after tile changed to same color as background

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