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post #1 of 6
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hello,

I need some help regarding the customization of Windows 8.1. I have now W8.1 on my desktop and notebook. Its running well but I can´t change some settings for example the metro background color.
Look at this screenshot. Its simply not there. I can remember I changed it ones but now I cant do it anymore. Under "Anpassen" - customize should be more settings on the right side like start screen or profile picture..



The first thing I did was following seans windows 8 install guide and after this I installed "startmenu 8" for the windows 7 menu in W8. Even after disabling the startmenu its the same. Maybe it crushed some windows files?
After some google search I found out Im not the only one but I found no solution so far.
Some people mention Windows 8 must be activated to see all settings but I did that or did I miss something?

I run sfc /scannow aswell. It found some errors but the problem still exits.

This is a original Windows 8.1 pro Version from Dreamspark premium and I did a clean install, no uprade. So what went wrong?
I would be happy about every help.

Thanks
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Go to start screen, press Win key + I, click (or tap, I guess) Personalize
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post #3 of 6
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yes but this allows me only to personalize the desktop like background, task colors...

Has no one else any idea? Its not the most important thing but its still annoying.
Edited by Pandora51 - 10/25/13 at 1:28am
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Short update:

I found no solution but another annoying problem. After sleep my Vcore drops very low. Not every time but already 2 times in 2 days. From 1,288 - 1,296V to ~1,224V. In this state my pc is very unstable. So is my windows 8 faulty?
I never had any issues with Windows 7.
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Start screen, Charms Bar, select personalize, there you go. smile.gif
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Thanks! Okay I see I can still custimize my windows through Wkey + I but I didn´t know it works in every mode different. Sorry
Maybe I was just to fixed onto the desktop mode and things. I use startmenu 8 and direct boot into desktop so .. yeah rolleyes.gif

Now is vdrop after sleep the only problem.
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