Although you can't do much about the Start Menu, I find that the colour of
the Taskbar can change quite dramatically if you use a different Desktop
background. Choose a picture with similar colours (at the bottom of it) to
your Aero colour scheme for best effect.
Jane, not plain
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"Fumanchu2001" <Fumanchu2001@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Is it possible to change the default (dark) black colour of the taskbar
> start menu without using a 3rd party application?
> I just assumed that when you chose a colour and transparency effect that
> change would not just affect window borders.
> I know the transparency affects TB and SM but if I choose any colour from
> the selection TB and SM still remain a shade of black...
> Have I missed something somewhere?