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Ask Windows 10 V20H2(1902.928) locks taskbar color Windows 10

Windows 10 Trouble : Windows 10 V20H2(1902.928) locks taskbar color
Error Trouble : With the overnight “upgrade” to Windows 10, V20H2(1902.928); the taskbar color is now locked to a weird color that can not be changed in “Light” or “Custom” color settings.With Settings > Personalization > Colors: the option to “Show the accent color on the following surfaces” for “Start, taskbar and action center” is greyed out in “Light” or “Custom” color settings.The option to “Show the accent color on the following surfaces” for “Start, taskbar and action center” is only available in the “Dark” color selection.As the “Dark” theme is not usable, when will the taskbar color selec

User : ChibiC
Question : Windows 10 V20H2(1902.928) locks taskbar color
Update : Last reply April 25, 2021
Solved : ChibiC
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Answer : 2 replies

How to Fix Windows 10 V20H2(1902.928) locks taskbar color on Windows 10?

  1. Hi ChibiC

    I am Dave, an Independent Advisor, I will help you with this . . .

    1
    In the new Light Theme in Windows 10, the Taskbar, Start Menu and Application Headers color cannot be set, this is something Microsoft seem to have decided upon, here are to settings to use .. .

    Open the Settings App (gear icon on your Start Menu)

    Go to Personalization – Colors

    Set ‘Choose your Color’ to Custom

    Set Windows Mode to Dark

    Set App Mode to light or Dark

    Then that option to change the Taskbar color should be active . ..

    2
    In October, there is a new release of Windows 10 named Sun Valley, in that version there is a complete overhaul of the Windows 10 UI, with many new features and customizations, until that version arrives, we are stuck with the current UI configurations . . .

  2. In reply to DaveM121’s post on April 23, 2021

    Thanks!

    Any idea how do we can communicate with the Windows product manager that this is a bad UI change?

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