Have you tried playing with the Advanced settings of the Appearance tab in the Display Properties applet?
Start >> Control Panel >> Display Properties >> Appearance tab >> click Advanced
There are two radio buttons to the right of the Windows and Buttons | Color Scheme | Font Size pull down menus. That is where you can customize the font settings, colors, and border sizes for all windows, dialog boxes, etc. You can customize your windows to your liking and change font colors, sizes, etc.