Re: How to turn off transparency and change color of just the taskbar?
you can make a template on photoshop or similar (a seperate layer) to add a
band of black on the
backgrounds you want in the area of the taskbar...
"George" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "Jay" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> "Brink" <Brink.firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> George;649577 Wrote:
>>>> I'm running Windows Vista Ultimate with "Aero" and I'd like to turn off
>>>> the transparency of the taskbar and perhaps also change its color
>>>> (currently two shades of gray) without disabling "Aero" and without
>>>> changing the
>>>> transparency or color effects of other windows. Is this possible? Are
>>>> there options within Windows or free 3rd party apps that can do this?
>>>> I've seen this question posed before but with no satisfactory answer.
>>>> I notice that maximizing a window makes the taskbar appear opaque, but
>>>> then I can't see the desktop. I'd like the taskbar to be opaque all the
>>>> time. I also notice that using a background that's black at the bottom
>>>> can make
>>>> the taskbar appear opaque, but that prevents you from having fun with
>>>> different backgrounds.
>>> Sorry George. It's all or nothing.
>> Is it?
>> What about right clicking the desktop and choosing personalise.
>> Go to Windows colour and appearance and unchecking enable transparency?
> Unchecking "enable transparency" removes transparency from ALL windows. I
> only want to disable the transparency of the taskbar.