Windows 10: Start menu matches color as you change themes (update)

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There’s been tons of leak news about Windows Threshold the past couple of weeks, and as we get closer to the Technical Preview release, more bits will continue leaking. Today the latest piece of information circulating the web is the new Start menu, you already saw it in action, but there is one more detail.

The new Start menu will automatically change color to match the wallpaper you are using. So, if you’re using a Windows Theme, you’ll see the menu changing colors quite often. The leaked screenshot below confirms the personalization feature.

The Windows 9 Start menu changes color as you change themes

There is not much to it, but it certainly makes the menu blend in with the desktop very well. Remember that we are still in the early stages of Windows 10, and Microsoft’s plan is to push new changes and features as they become ready.

Update: Here are a few more images of the Start menu taking the color from the Windows Theme from


Source PCportal via Neowin

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