Windows 10 has drastically changed color customization. Before Windows 10 title bars had colors and you could choose any color for the taskbar and the Start menu however that is not anymore an option. The colored title bars are gone and the thin border around windows is fixed to be the same color as the taskbar and the Start menu. You can pick a different color for every one of these components but the color selection is currently extremely limited. Meet Windows 10 Color Control, a small utility that gives you a chance to set ANY color for the Start menu and the taskbar. You can use the RGB value of the color to find the ideal one and it likewise gives you a chance to choose and set a different color for the windows borders and the taskbar and Start menu. The application can likewise turn off the dark accent effect that obscures whatever color you set for the taskbar and start menu.
Change The Color Of Start Menu, Taskbar, And Windows Borders In Windows 10
Launch the app and start choosing the colors you want. The DMW color is the border color for windows. Click on the ‘Pick new color… ” button shown to you and from the color selection range, pick any color you like to use. Repeat this for the Start menu and Taskbar; click the ‘Pick new color… ” button for ‘Accent color’ and choose. Click the Apply button to execute it.
In Windows 10, the color you set for the Taskbar and Start menu is darkened to some degree. It brings about the color you select for these components not show up as it did when you selected it. Windows 10 Color Control allows you to disable this by checking the ‘Disable new auto-color accent algorithm’ option. You can compare the difference beneath.
Whenever you want to return to the default settings, just open the Settings app, go to the Personalization group of settings and in the Color tab, toggle the ‘Automatically pick an accent color from my background’ option.