Is there a way to change the background color of the popup list you get when right clicking on an Icon on the taskbar? - Windows 8.1

Whenever I right click an icon on the taskbar, the list of options pops up but the background on this popup is such a dark blue you can't read the options in the list.  Is there anyway to change this color so that I can actually read the options?

This is a fresh install of Windows 8.1 and no color options RE: no personalizations have been done to it.
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Tyler BrooksNetwork and Security ConsultantCommented:
This is a recent bug in Windows 8.1, you can fix it by removing the  KB3072318 update.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Also try changing Themes to a different (say more classic) Theme. I used a classic theme and the colours were fine. Unfortunately my Windows 8.1 operating system is gone (moved to Windows 10).
PBTechPartnersAuthor Commented:
Tyler Brooks - I read this in some other posts and did have that update installed but uninstalling it didn't resolve the issue.

John Hurst -  I have tried several different themes and still get the dark blue list that's so dark you can't read the selections.

Anyone / Anything else?
PBTechPartnersAuthor Commented:
Tyler Brooks - I have been around long enough I should have tried this first so I kind of feel a little silly now.  

Resolved it - the solution was to uninstall KB3072318 then restart the unit. Then reinstall KB3072318 - then restart - then uninstall it and restart.  I've been looking for a way to block (hide) it - like I have blocked the Windows 10 update - to keep it from reinstalling again but am unable to locate a way to do that in Windows 8.1 - it was so easy to do in Windows 7..
Tyler BrooksNetwork and Security ConsultantCommented:
If you open up windows update via the control panel instead of the modern ui update menu you can hide the update like you used to in Windows 7.
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