Solved

Window 8.1, how change window background

Posted on 2014-03-27
5
1,660 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-17
When I open the window to list files or folder, I get white background.

I wish to modify the color of the background of that window coming from explorer (I do not refer to background window or startup window).

Can anyone suggest?

Thank.

R.
0
Comment
Question by:Richard Payne
5 Comments
 
LVL 5

Assisted Solution

by:Joe Jenkins
Joe Jenkins earned 250 total points
ID: 39960204
I think I understand what you're looking for.

Hit the Window Key and search for "Control Panel".  After that, go to "Appearance and Personalization". Under there you can change the theme and tweak things as you see fit.
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
Manjunath Sullad earned 250 total points
ID: 39960815
There some third party softwares available to change the file explorer background.

I personally recommend you to not to use these softwares, These application will malfunction and corrupt the registry hives.


http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/a4e94174-d9bf-47a9-95d6-6320a7e9e5dc/how-to-change-file-explorer-window-background-color-for-windows-8?forum=w8itprogeneral
0
 

Author Comment

by:Richard Payne
ID: 39961441
Any one to suggest which best 3rd party?
0

Featured Post

NAS Cloud Backup Strategies

This article explains backup scenarios when using network storage. We review the so-called “3-2-1 strategy” and summarize the methods you can use to send NAS data to the cloud

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

With the recent demise of Windows XP support, you may be a new convert to Windows 7 or Windows 8. Or perhaps you've been on W7 or W8 for a while, but just recently acquired your first scanner for the new OS. In either case, you are likely to be very…
No matter the version of Windows you are using, you may have some problems with Windows Search running too slow or possibly not running at all. Before jumping into how you can solve this issue, just know there are many other viable alternative deskt…
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…
This Micro Tutorial will show you how to maximize your wireless card to its maximum capability. This will be demonstrated using Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2230 wireless card on Windows 8 operating system.

778 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question