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How to set the taskbar to a lighter color in Windows 10

How to set the taskbar to a lighter color in Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 comes with a dark colored taskbar. When you turn on the color for the Start screen and the taskbar and set it to match the desktop background, it uses only dark shades. Even if you manually pick a lighter shade in preferences, the taskbar will not use the color you chose. Instead, it uses a darker shade of the accent color. Here is how to bypass this limitation and make Windows 10 switch to a lighter color scheme.