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    Colors in Windows 10

    I get that this is a "beta" and that some things will take time to be implemented. I just wish I know where the various color settings were/are stored.

    When I installed W-10 alone, I ended up with a far-to-bright (for me) desktop. Felling a bit cranky, I restored a Windows 7 bare install backup, set all the colors etc., and then "upgraded" to W-10 -- and the colors stayed. So they have to be stored somewhere...the registry I would think. I just wish I know where so that I could back them up in case I screwed myself up again (now WHY would I think THAT?) And had to start over.

    That way I can "patiently" wait for MS to implement better color controls in W-10.

    Anybody know where they might be stored?

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    Right-click on the Desktop then left-click "Personalize". In the Personalization dialog click on Colors on the left side, then click on the "High contrast settings" link.
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    That will give me high contrast, but not allow the direct manipulation of the colors themselves as was always possible before. Besides, what I am after, since I have the color scheme set up now (I did it in Win 7 and it carried over in the upgrade to 10) is where that is stored, so that, if I wanted to install W-10 from scratch, I could then import the settings, since the flexibility in W-7 isn't there in 10.

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    Win7 Themes folders are explained in this article: Windows 7 Themes Folder Location
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    I had used the wrong folder...thanks.

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