Change task-bar color in windows 7 basic?

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    I have Windows 7 PRO and use BASIC theme.
    But in basic theme i cant seems to change color of task-bar,
    it's always bluish.

    Anyone have any ideas on how to do this?

    I want black task-bar, but it would be nice if i could just change colors at will.
     
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    Turn Aero on?
    Then disable the glass effects
     
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    Sounds like he basically wants something like the "High Contrast White" theme, with the Windows 7 Basic smoothed edges. Aero has little to do with it.

    You can either try customising the theme to the colours of your choice (Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Personalization > Window Color) or try finding a ready-made theme to download (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=109286).
    I'll also add I've not tried this, since I'm happy with the default theme and my collection of wallpapers on rotation.
     
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    I want to change task-bar color for windows basic

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    that bottom line is always grey/blue and cant be changed. I want to change it to black.
     
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    In your code...
    they have custom Aero basic themes somewhere on the net, cant remember where atm though >.<
     
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    Ah cmon guys, i know you can make it happen, i had this once an now i don't know how i did it :/
    I changed taskbar color to black, with some tweaking, with help with SOME website...
    What is that?
     
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    I forgot
    You're looking for something like this: http://winaero.com/comment.php?comment.news.4


    Unfortunately, Windows Basic doesn't allow changes to the windows colors and such, which is why he's having trouble changing it on his own.
     
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    Metoroid0 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    My windows OS is "Windows 7 Ultimate" not basic. The name of the theme is "Windows 7 Basic"



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    Guys? can someone help me? i still cant make this happen :/

    I used to hawe whole basic theme in black instead blueish-gray. how can i do that?
     
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    In your code...
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