I just updated to the May Windows 10 update (1903) and the buttons of the task bar no longer style. Will try reinstalling WB and all the hassles that go with that for me. Let you know.
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Yes, same problem here. I hope this will get fixed. It looks awful. I know this problem have existed Before with earlier Windows versions and Stardock have later fixed it with upcoming WB updates. I hope they do fix it this time again.
I have tried looking into it with Skinstudio but it seems WB doesn't apply it.
Please try the purge and reinstall steps : https://forums.stardock.com/486023/windowblinds-support-faq#reinstalling
Just make sure to re-download the installer again from your account. Reboot after the purge, reinstall WB and reboot again. Retest and report back here.
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On 2 threads about this, everyone is having the same issue, and some are WB skinners. I'd say it's not a reinstall thing. More likely a Windows 10 1903 thing.
Just my opinion.
Sorry to hear you are having trouble.
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As an update the Tab Preview on the task bar also does not style.
Just out of curiosity, is there a time frame when WB will be fixed? I haven't used WB because of all the little glitches.
Taskbar isn't getting skinned at all. MS have changed the taskbar buttons and put a line under the taskbar buttons and i hate that!
There's no way to get rid of that line. Seems it's the accent color. Can't stand looking at this. Hope SD can fix this, otherwise i will reinstall former version 1809 which worked just fine.
ALMonty Lord knows when an update will be out! I'm still using WB because that's just what I do! I get around the Date/Time being black on some skins by using Atomic Clock. The Taskbar buttons well I don't like but what are you going to do?
It seems like forever to get an updated version of WB out there. Some of the responses from Stardock seem curious to me. Re-Install and Purge. These problems are well documented in the Forums and Re-Install and Purge isn't going to work in this situation. Then we hear that in a internal build the taskbar buttons are fixed but no update yet.
Suppose it'll get fixed sooner or later and in the meanwhile if we don't like it that's too bad for us. We are only customers.
Not that I am sticking up for a corporation, nor do I really know anything about their particular programming issue. BUT MS seems to have made a fair amount of changes to the taskbar and Stardock has a range of software tied to that bar. So i can understand some delay to get them all correct. Now a "but" to Stardock, BUT Stardock does not seem to have a alpha/beta program. With how much their customers like what they can do with their software I as a no-nothing none-corporate lackey would suggest they give a Beta testers program a try to allow us loyal users to get test versions. Also to move ahead with these problems and feel like it is moving in a yeah yeah its coming direction.
Ok I will go back to knowing nothing. Thanks for listening.
P.S. Purge and reinstall doesn't go over very well as with Microsoft's reset your system answer to every single problem post. I know I have a LOT of custom software and settings and that routine (not to mention i have to rename ff.css every time to stop Windowblinds from removing a ton of customization) is not always just a simple thing for me.
[quote who="email@example.com" reply="10" id="3752276"]suggest they give a Beta testers program a try[/quote]
They already do that. ObjectDesktop subscribers get beta versions as a perk for subscribing.
OK Thank you for letting me know.
I paid for my individual software(s) so that is a bit objectionable.
But I guess if both parties think its a "perk" to test buggy software then this corporations beta program is exactly where it belongs. This day is not only educational but shining a light on reasons NOT to purchase. I will continue waiting till I am worthy enough for my software to work correctly.
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