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I would like to select (really) custom color of metro interface in Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The color set in metro control panel is very limited. There is a technique which changes color in Developer Preview. Because there's already in CP (very restrictive) way to change this, is there any hack to choose custom color(maybe with registry support)?

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There is a tool out there - http://www.intowindows.com/windows-8-consumer-preview-start-screen-customizer/

But beware, it breaks the mail/messaging/people/calendar app (and some dialogs) see my answer here - Windows 8 Metro App's "Can't Open"

You could ask the author if the latest version or if he's working on another version is this specific-bug-free

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I am sorry, but this tool changed nothing (it didn't even break apps), probably because it only supports Developer Preview. –  Matej May 18 '12 at 20:49
    
sorry edit: I was using this tool - intowindows.com/… this breaks the apps. I had deleted the tool when I answered this and had used kishan's tool on wdp so got mixed up. Anyway RP is coming in 2 days –  C-Dan May 29 '12 at 19:21
    
thanks, this tool works! –  Matej May 30 '12 at 21:19
    
cool. By the way Release Preview up today. Has many more colors (total 25 I guess) –  C-Dan Jun 1 '12 at 1:59
    
yup, I am downloading right now.. color schemes there are just great! –  Matej Jun 1 '12 at 17:53

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