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So, Does anyone know of an Application that will allow me to customize the colors of the start menu in XP. I really am getting tired of the blue start and task menu.
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Question about 'Customize the Start Menu Button
Windows XP Customize Interface and Usability Tips, Tricks and Tweaks
How to hack / change your start button in Windows XP Professional
Maybe one of those will help.
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unfortunately, no they did not I'm looking more for color customization in the entire task bar not just the start menu. I figured there would at least besomething out to change the colors.
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Well, you didn't say task bar, but the Start Menu colors.

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How to change color of task bar in Pro using XP custom

Possibly change whole XP theme like this?: Royale Theme for WinXP - Official description

Possibly TweakUI?
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well nothing has allowed me to customize the colors as of yet the royale theme did change the color from deep blue to light blue. but id still enjoy Red or dark purple
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There are plenty of themes out there to choose from. I really thought TweakUI would help.
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alright now i have a problem that i dont know if youll be able to help with. I went to customize.org and downloaded this UXTheme Multi-Patcher. I know thats my first mistake. Now after i did all steps here http://customize.org...e_Multi_Patcher I went to use some of the provided themes. I guess because i have my desktop theme in classic windows when i made this change it didnt take effect properly. so i went back to the installation page and realized at the bottom it state windows sp 2&3 dont work with this so I also realized that it states to undo the changes to the patch just to run the program again. So i thought alright ill do that and of course did it and well i thought it changed the file back, but now i cant select the XP theme. It's stuck in classic mode there are no options in the appearance section that have xp in it so is there a way to fix this?
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The only way I would do it is to go back to a previous Restore Point which I hope you made before installing anything.
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Thanks Major Payne but i was able to get this fixed.
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That is indeed good news.
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