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[size="4"]I custamized my windows and set everything the way I wanted it; color, font, ect but I can't seem to get the desktop icons to change to the color I have it set to? I tried restarting my computer and everything. which option in the appearance menu actually changes the desktop icons? and why can't I get it to change?
Are you wanting to change the color of the icon or the color of the text? I have XP Home edition and I can change the font (size, style,bold,italic) but NOT the color of the font (the box is greyed out) using the themes and display functions in the Control Panel.
I'm not sure that you can do this without a third-party program. A couple of free ones are available:
Are you refering to a box around the text below the icon being a different colour? If so, you can make it disappear by right clicking on my computer then select properties select the advanced tab and press the settings button under the performance section, scroll down the list and make sure the 'use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop' is selected.