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Windows 7 Aero Taskbar Translucent Problem

I'm unable to get the taskbar to be translucent in Windows 7.  I have confirmed that Aero is enabled because the desktop has that glass effect just like Microsoft advertised for Windows 7 and also I have selected an Aero theme for my desktop.


The taskbar just has a dark gray background.  I have tried a number of Aero themese without success.


I am running Windows 7 Home Premium.


Thanks in advance.



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Re: Windows 7 Aero Taskbar Translucent Problem

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Right click anywhere on the desk top and go to "personalize". At the bottom of that screen click on "Window Color"

 In that window check the box "enable transparency" There also is an option in that window to show colour mixer. You can have some fun here playing with the sliders. Make sure and save any changes.


 I found this picture on the internet and here I have added my own colour and intensity to the Task Bar.



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