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Taskbar/start button appearance

by gblueline / October 17, 2007 3:47 AM PDT

A few weeks ago I tweaked my system. (I think in an effort to increase speed.) One of the changes I made was to make the taskbar/start button simpler graphically. It is currently kind of a grayish-brown like the Firefox browser window. Now I'm wanting to return to the blue XP bar and button, but I cannot remember how I got where I am so that I can go back. Any help?


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by John.Wilkinson / October 17, 2007 2:26 PM PDT

The Windows 9x look is better anyway. Wink

Try right-clicking the desktop, select Properties, choose the Appearance tab, and select "Windows XP style" from the first drop-down menu. Additional work may be necessary depending on the tweak used, but OK your way out and you should be good to go.

Hope this helps,

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No Can Do . . .
by gblueline / October 18, 2007 9:58 AM PDT
In reply to: Nah...

Right click on desktop --->Properties--->Appearance only gives the one choice of "Windows Classic style" under the the Windows and buttons: drop down.

Whatever tweak I did removed the "Windows XP style" choice.

Thoughts, John? Fixes, anyone?

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Re: No Can Do . . .
by Tufenuf / October 18, 2007 10:12 AM PDT
In reply to: No Can Do . . .

gblueline, Go to the link below and under the letter "T" scroll down to "Themes (Won't Load or only Windows Classic is listed)" where you'll find several possible fixes.


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THANK YOU Tufenuf . . .
by gblueline / October 18, 2007 10:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: No Can Do . . .

That wasn't too tuf, because your help was just enuf.

Have a great evening knowing that you helped someone out!! Happy

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(NT) Glad to help & Thanks for posting back.
by Tufenuf / October 18, 2007 9:23 PM PDT
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