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    Desktop Question

    On the Desktop Icons like Network Neighborhood, how can you change the background color of the words that appear under the icon ? Thanks in advance for any help !

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    Re: Desktop Question

    check out <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.wopr.com/cgi-bin/w3t/showthreaded.pl?Cat=&Board=free&Number=24918&page= &view=&sb=&o=&vc=1#Post24918>Transparent Desktop Descriptions</A> thread for a couple of suggestions - it contains links to downloadable freeware apps that will help you do this.

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    Re: Desktop Question

    Gladys' post was great if you want to make them disappear altogether. If you just want to change the color, Go to Start - Settings -Control Panel and select [b]Display[b] (alternately, right-click on the Windows desktop and select properties). On the appearance tab, change the color setting for Desktop. That will change the color for the icon titles.
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    Re: Desktop Question

    Hi
    Sorry, but Gladys's post now points to a broken link. All is not lost, however, as Deskcolor is on my web site. For a free download click the live part of my sig...

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    Re: Desktop Question

    Sorry about that - guess I should have checked those links before referring them. thanks for catching that Merc. The other program mentioned in that same thread is <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.zdnet.com/downloads/stories/info/0,10615,77875,00.html>SeeThru</A> and still available thru ZDNET.

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    Re: Desktop Question

    Thanks Gladys and to ALL who responded !!!!!

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    Re: Desktop Question

    ...all very well, but : did it work, and if so, what was successful / didn't work properly? Someone with a similar problem might just want to know...

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    Re: Desktop Question

    Mark's instuctions,"Go to Start - Settings -Control Panel and select Display (alternately, right-click on the Windows desktop and select properties). On the appearance tab, change the color setting for Desktop. That will change the color for the icon titles." and Gladys' program "See Thru" both worked perfect !!!!!

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    Re: Desktop Question

    Thanks for the response. It should make things clearer to anyone new reading the thread.

    Rgds

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