Monday, July 28, 2014

Change Window TitleBar Text Color in Windows 8

First download the following:
  1. Download UltraUXThemePatcher
  2. Download Windows 8 default theme - White TitleBar Text v1.1, DownloadZIP
To install:
  1. Install UltraUXThemePatcher
  2. Reboot
  3. Extract the White TitleBar Text v1.1 theme folder into C:\Windows\Resources\Themes
  4. Right click on desktop and choose personalize
  5. Pick the Default Style theme under Installed Themes and change the color and wallpaper as you like.

Disable UAC in Windows 8

Run the following command in Windows PowerShell
Set-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System" -Name "EnableLUA" -Value "0"


Change the following registry
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System, Set 0 for EnableLUA Value Name