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I have Windows 8, and the background is very white. Since I am dyslexic, I find this hard.

One of the things that I could do was change the white background in the Personalisation options to a colour like yellow or pink to help. This has been removed in Windows 8.

I found and followed the registry hack for HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Microsoft\ControlPanel\Colors\, but Windows for some reason keeps resetting it.

Is there a permanent solution for this, preferably with a GUI?

Here is an example picture in Outlook.

White background

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I don't know any GUI. We all submitted feedback since Developer Preview, but ignored the feedback :( You must use the registry or wait until someone create a GUI for you. – magicandre1981 Nov 29 '12 at 11:36
Damn was afraid of that – Madison Cat Nov 29 '12 at 11:57
My Windows 8 has no white backgrounds. Can you provide an example of where you're seeing this? It may need to be set in a couple places to achieve what you want. – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Nov 29 '12 at 12:33
You mean that the registry hack gives the desired output but the problem is that it needs to be done after every restart ? If that is the case, there are ways to make the registry hack permanent. I would be better if you can provide some screenshots of desired and problematic GUI. – Ankit Mishra Nov 29 '12 at 18:42
add picture to questions as an example – Madison Cat Dec 6 '12 at 13:34

There is free utility for this. Windows 8 background color changer

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could u elaborate ur answer? – BlueBerry - Vignesh4303 Sep 6 '13 at 10:16
Besides that, the site you pointed seems like it was put up in a second, by someone with limited English skills. After reading the author and your name it seems as if you were self-promoting your product. As Vignesh said, please elaborate. – Doktoro Reichard Sep 6 '13 at 11:10

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