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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #30 on: March 10, 2013, 01:38:55 PM »
Even at 100% contrast this UI is still washed out and totally lacking in contrast..
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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #31 on: March 10, 2013, 02:15:39 PM »
Even at 100% contrast this UI is still washed out and totally lacking in contrast..
I didn't realise this topic had now become a UI contrast topic ;) it could be the difference between your TFT screen and the LED screens.

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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #32 on: March 10, 2013, 02:22:18 PM »
Craigb you're settings is not to bad it almost close to where I want it, only IF I had that last bloody wish I need that whiting background option as I discuss before MS didn't include this option into W8 and my problem would been solved. I wish I had my bastard double barrel 12 gauge shotgun to shoot MS for been a bloody dick head, boy these poeple are really pi$$ me right off for W8 >:( As I said I'm not giving up my loveable G75Vx laptop.
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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #33 on: March 10, 2013, 02:26:43 PM »
Well Microsoft didn't include that setting within win7 either, it'll just take time for someone to come up with a third party app for win8 like they built for win7.

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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #34 on: March 10, 2013, 02:32:07 PM »
they are extremely bright screens on these Asus G model laptops

You are 100% right this bastard is one angry powerful G model laptops :o :o :o :o :o :o :o

I don't how you keep up with this bloody monster I reckon you've got more balls than me ;D
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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #35 on: March 10, 2013, 02:38:30 PM »
I don't how you keep up with this bloody monster I reckon you've got more balls than me ;D
Keeping up with it isn't the problem, it's lugging it around that'll kill you ;D


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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #36 on: March 10, 2013, 02:41:53 PM »
Keeping up with it isn't the problem, it's lugging it around that'll kill you ;D

Ha ha ha Rambo ;D
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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #37 on: March 10, 2013, 02:55:33 PM »

I put the question to Vishal and this is what he suggested:
http://www.askvg.com/how-to-access-advanced-appearance-settings-option-to-change-text-size-in-windows-8/


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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #38 on: March 10, 2013, 03:04:44 PM »
I've thought about this option Bob however I'm not going to scratch W8 if you understand what I'm saying, I may have to wait until a 3rd party software becomes available for W8 as Craigb said because I have no other choice to sit tight and wait.

Thanks for trying Bob just keep an eye out for the 3rd party tool for W8 this could solve many issue and who knows, I hope MS hasn't pi$$ you off for something is missing on you're OS ::)
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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #39 on: March 10, 2013, 07:04:32 PM »
WindowBlinds from Stardock might have what your after Speedy, there is a trial version free for 30 days you could test first as it doesn't mention win8 as of yet.

If you scroll to the bottom under features, the top right picture does mention changing the backgrounds of explorer windows.

http://www.stardock.com/products/windowblinds/screenshots.asp

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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #40 on: March 10, 2013, 07:08:24 PM »
WindowBlinds from Stardock might have what your after Speedy, there is a trial version free for 30 days you could test first as it doesn't mention win8 as of yet.

If you scroll to the bottom under features, the top right picture does mention changing the backgrounds of explorer windows.

http://www.stardock.com/products/windowblinds/screenshots.asp
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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #41 on: March 10, 2013, 07:10:47 PM »
I did mention in my post that win8 is not mentioned yet Bob, also the reason I said to test.

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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #42 on: March 11, 2013, 12:00:37 AM »
WindowBlinds from Stardock might have what your after Speedy, there is a trial version free for 30 days you could test first as it doesn't mention win8 as of yet.

If you scroll to the bottom under features, the top right picture does mention changing the backgrounds of explorer windows.

http://www.stardock.com/products/windowblinds/screenshots.asp

My understanding is when you download a trial version and than you change what you wanted to change in the W8, after the trial is expired it will reverse back to what you had before it doesn't keep the setting how you wanted to come out unless you buy the full version.
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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #43 on: March 11, 2013, 07:12:14 AM »
It may well turn back after the trial finished, I'm not sure :-\

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Re: How to change the white background in W8
« Reply #44 on: March 11, 2013, 05:48:00 PM »
It may well turn back after the trial finished, I'm not sure :-\

In any case, does look interesting Craig. ???
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