How To Change Highlight Color in Windows 7

We can change the taskbar, icons, highlight colors on Windows 7 quite easily. Follow the steps after the break..

Steps to change highlight color on Windows 7

1. Step Click on Start >> Control Panel

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2. Step Click on “Change the theme”:

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3. Step Click on “Windows Color”
[Alternatively: you can right click on desktop and select "personalize" to open this personalization box]

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4. Step Next, select ‘Advanced appearance settings’ located at the bottom.

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5. Step Now you can change colors by selecting items from the ‘item’ dropdown and change colors on the right. Size, fonts can also be changed.

Example: Select “Selected Items” and change the color on the right:

Changing Highlight Colors: Selected Items


That are the complete steps you need to follow to change the highlight color on Windows 7

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