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Is it possible to turn of the new tile background colours in the Windows 8.1 Update?

I don't want to use a third party app but I'd be okay with modifying the registry if it can get rid of these terrible colours.

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This is a good question. Any luck? –  MDT Guy Oct 22 '13 at 14:50
    
Duplicates: superuser.com/questions/661299/… –  DuckMaestro Nov 3 '13 at 7:43
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I don't think there is a registry tweak for this, why not go for the third party tool ? things can get really easy if you consider ,

Stardock has recently released beta version of Decor8 to support windows 8.1, you can use this awesome tool to get rid of the custom colours of the tiles , here is a link which gives a tutorial and download outlet

Or you can use OblyTile for Windows 8.1 , here is a tutorial on this tool , it lets you create your own tiles, with colours of your choice, icons, images etc

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I guess my issue is that all the third party stuff I've seen are custom tiles. I just want the coloured feature turned off. I don't want to create new tiles. Also, I'd like the minimum amount of software on my computer necessary. –  Vian Esterhuizen Oct 23 '13 at 15:43
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