Changing colour on desktop Icon Text

  Dekka123 07:20 08 Nov 2006

Could someone please tell me how I can change the text colour of the text on the desktop icons on Windows XP Pro SP2. Thanks in advance

  Mr Mistoffelees 07:48 08 Nov 2006

Windows provides no facility to do that. You may be able to with a third party program.

  Dekka123 07:56 08 Nov 2006

Thanks for the speedy response Mr Mistoffelees. I am surprised at that but I certainly cant find anything to do it with. I will tick this as resolved. Thanks again.

  Mr Mistoffelees 08:01 08 Nov 2006

It looks like this program, Window Blinds, can do it. A free trial ia available.

click here

  250diesel 09:12 26 Apr 2007

Although this is an old question I hope this is of some help to those trying to find an answer.
This is a facility I have always thought Windows XP lacked - along with the ease of finding information on how to make the icon text'background boxes' transparent.
Two programs I have found are :-
SetColor by 12Ghosts @ click here and
Both of these make other changes to the desktop possible.

  Technotiger 09:40 26 Apr 2007

Transparent icons and color text!

click here

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