Re: IE8: Black menu and favorites bar
I 'lost' my IE8 tool bars (e.g., black on black) after installing an HP F4400
printer. After numerous, unsuccessful attempts (including deleting Toolbar
in registry), the Changing Background Themes/Colors approached seemed to
work; HOWEVER, I have not rebooted to see if 'stays.'
Thanks community for all of your comments!
Keeping my old XP running in D.C.
"Bernhard Fischer" wrote:
> Michiel Sno wrote via eggheadcafe.com at 07-Aug-09 07:19:23:
> > This can happen when you have the Windows classic theme/view on.
> > I believe I have found 2 ways to circumvent this problem:
> > 1) Choose another theme (control panel - display - Themes) or
> > 2) when you prefer the windows classic theme/view you must shut down
> > the Themes service (start - run - fill in "msconfig" <enter> -
> > Services - tab - and disable Themes)
> > I still don't know what causes this problem. Most probably it has got
> > something to do with an incompatibility with your graphic card.
> > Especially with ATI cards, if I'm not mistaking.
> > I'm curious if the above workaround works on your system.
> Many thanks for your suggestions! The second way works for me, even
> after the second system reboot and without any (visible) side effects!!! :-)
> Instructions for region "Deutsch":
> Aktion: Beenden
> Starttyp: Manuell
> Btw my graphic card is nVidia GeForce4 Ti 4200 with AGP8X.