windowblinds 8 explorer background issue

Monday, March 31, 2014 by -MOEBI_US | Discussion: WindowBlinds

I've recently installed Windowblinds 8 on a Win7 machine - Mostly is working fine, but sometimes explorer backgrounds don't get skinned properly I usually get a dark grey background (usually I don't like transparency, so I don't enable it) and even applying textures sometimes is not working .


Besides in folder Dowloads and Desktop explorer background is always white , no matter which skin is applied.

More, someimes I need to restart PC to apply a new theme.

I noticed one thing: info panel says "windowblinds...correctly on this PC but Desktop Window Manager is not enabled" , I checked and service is correctly running. I also uninstalled and reinstalled but nothing changes.


Any suggestion ?

Reply #1 Monday, March 31, 2014 8:21 AM

I know you say the Desktop Manager is running. However you stats say it isn't. The stats wouldn't say that if it was actually running. Somewhere on the system something isn't working correctly.

I would suggest checking out this latest thread. LINK

If that doesn't help you best to email 

Reply #2 Monday, March 31, 2014 8:46 AM

I've created a ticket for you and you should receive an email shortly.

Reply #3 Tuesday, April 1, 2014 6:12 AM

Thanks Dave, everything is fixed now !

Thanks man !

Reply #4 Tuesday, April 1, 2014 8:05 AM

Glad you are running fine now. Nothing like being able to see the great skins here like they should be viewed.

Reply #5 Friday, January 9, 2015 7:36 PM

I have the same issue, can you help me please?

I have windowblinds8 and win7

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