Windows 10: Any ways to change the boring white titlebars?! Please help. Solved

  1.    03 Aug 2015 #1

    Any ways to change the boring white titlebars?! Please help.


    [Please excuse me if this website doesn't support tweaking with system files]
    I've done editing the aero.theme in the themes folder. Did exactly what was said in a few websites(trusted). But no matter what it doesn't change the color. Also I tried a freeware to get the dark theme enabled. It did change the color of the settings, network and a few other windows' borders but the explorer's. :'(( Now I'm back to the same old eye-killing bright white borders everywhere. I didn't mess up any system files in the process as I had backups of everything prepared....so.... If any one has a solution, I'd be so grateful.
    **Its a Windows 10 Home Build 10240.
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  2.    03 Aug 2015 #2

    Try Googling Licorice for Windows 10... should bring back results for the site Deviant Art. I downloaded that and installed it and was then able to go into Personalization > Colors > Choose A Color (turn off Automatically pick an accent color) and manually pick what ya want and that colors most title bars and borders.
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  3. Posts : 8,338
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       03 Aug 2015 #3

    Prithvi said: View Post
    [Please excuse me if this website doesn't support tweaking with system files]
    I've done editing the aero.theme in the themes folder. Did exactly what was said in a few websites(trusted). But no matter what it doesn't change the color. Also I tried a freeware to get the dark theme enabled. It did change the color of the settings, network and a few other windows' borders but the explorer's. :'(( Now I'm back to the same old eye-killing bright white borders everywhere. I didn't mess up any system files in the process as I had backups of everything prepared....so.... If any one has a solution, I'd be so grateful.
    **Its a Windows 10 Home Build 10240.
    Hey there Prithvi :

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  4.    03 Aug 2015 #4

    Thanks a lot for both the replies. But I've tried them out before. In fact, that's EXACTLY what I've done. In addition, I even tried to use 3rd party themes using UxStyle. In that process, the titlebars got really messed up with all kinds distorted buttons everywhere. Hopefully, I restored everything back to normal. Back to white again. :'( I remember using Aerolite theme some 3 days ago, it worked. But now even that wont work.
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  5.    03 Aug 2015 #5

    I tried AeroLite that you recommended Edwin, but it makes the window taskbar button titles too dark and unreadable. The one I suggested is basically the same thing but maintains the white text in taskbar buttons.
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    Windows 10 Professional
       03 Aug 2015 #6

    MortTheBeast said: View Post
    I tried AeroLite that you recommended Edwin, but it makes the window taskbar button titles too dark and unreadable. The one I suggested is basically the same thing but maintains the white text in taskbar buttons.
    Yeah......,
    With or without UXStyle?
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  7.    03 Aug 2015 #7

    Edwin said: View Post
    Yeah......,
    With or without UXStyle?
    I would have to say without, as I never heard of UXStyle. I assume with it, the titles are white... though this one works without running anything extra.
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  8.    03 Aug 2015 #8

    Since, everything seems to be working with MortTheBeast's method, without even using UxStyle, and I'm out of all options here, I guess I'll just do a Reset(I DID screw something up unknowingly!? ) and see if that helps. I'm guessing that would surely fix it. Takes some time but, not more than my hatred for those plain borders . Thanks again for your quick replies, MortTheBeast & Edwin.

    Good Bye.
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