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Change the hot tracking color of an item in Windows Explorer.

This setting enables you to change the color of an item when the mouse is hovered over Windows Explorer tree item.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
The color of the item is displayed in hot tracking color if the mouse is hovered over an item of Windows Explorer tree. RGB color combination is put in hot tracking color to change the color.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value “EncryptionContextMenu” in the right panel, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the String value “HotTrackingColor” to desired color code which can change the color of hot tracking item. However, if you want to show the original color back, change the value data to “0 0 128”.

ColorColor_Code
Red255 0 0
Lime0 255 0
Blue0 0 255
Yellow255 255 0
White255 255 255
Black0 0 0
Olive80 80 0
Green0 80 0
Maroon80 0 0
Navy0 0 80
Purple80 0 80
Grey80 80 80
Aqua0 255 255
Fuschia255 0 255
Silver192 192 192
Teal0 80 80


The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

NOTE:
This tweak can be applied in Windows 98 and Windows Me only if Active Desktop is enabled.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The hot tracking color of an item in Windows Explorer is changed when the mouse is hovered over the item.

The hot tracking color of an item in Windows Explorer is default when the mouse is hovered over the item.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors\] key, right-click on the "HotTrackingColor" String value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the Color_Code of the color you want in the text box and click on 'OK'.

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