Sure, you can hack Windows and install a custom theme if you really wanted to, or pay for a software package to do it for you. What you might not know is that you can use a silly trick to change the color of the taskbar with no added software—without changing your window color.
What we’ll be doing to perform this awesome trick is changing the color of the wallpaper image… the Taskbar is translucent, right? That’s exactly what makes this trick work. We’ll also quickly walk through the Windows way of doing it, for the beginners in the crowd.