Change colors on your computer

You can change the color of many items on your screen, including windows, window borders, title bars, menus, and the desktop.

  1. Click the Start button Picture of the Start button and then click Control Panel.
  2. In the search box, type color scheme, and then click Change the color scheme.

  3. Click Advanced.

  4. In the Item list, click the part of Windows where you want to change the color.

  5. In the Color list next to the Item list, click the color you want.

  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each part of Windows where you want to change the color, click OK, and then click OK again.

Note

  • If you upgraded to Windows 7 Home Basic or Windows 7 Starter from a previous version of Windows, you can no longer right-click the desktop to change colors and other appearance settings.