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Change Windows 7 Background Color

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 by | Filed Under: Desktop Enhancement

Jill from AK asks:

How do I change my Windows 7 background color to better match my wallpaper? It looks awful right now!

Ah, aesthetics! You work so hard to make that Windows wallpaper as cool as possible, but the color of the background just ruins the composition!


Thankfully it’s easy to change the background color to whatever hue you like, Jill!

Let’s check it out:

First, right-click your desktop and go to Personalize. Now click Desktop Background at the bottom…

In the next window, click Change background color, located under the Picture position heading.

POP! – the Windows color picker opens up and you can choose whatever hue suits your background image’s mood!



One Response to “Change Windows 7 Background Color”

  1. Mark says:

    Gosh folks don’t you have any adventure in your souls. Before you ask just go look around a little. As Andrew showed you it was right there, “change background color”. In addition to it being fun exploring for things like this you will find other interesting things that you might need later.

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