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Where did my transparency go? RRS feed

  • Question

  • So in windows 8 rc I was able to set the transparency for the borders around my windows but now its gone does anyone know of a way to bring this feature back? 
    Tuesday, September 18, 2012 9:35 PM

Answers

  • It was removed to make the desktop ugly just like its Metro counterpart. There are reg hacks that bring back broken unreliable form of "glass" but that's just one of the MANY removed features in Windows 8, so why bother fixing it?
    • Edited by xpclient Wednesday, September 19, 2012 9:59 AM
    • Proposed as answer by xpclient Wednesday, September 19, 2012 10:00 AM
    • Marked as answer by Leo HuangModerator Thursday, September 27, 2012 6:45 AM
    Wednesday, September 19, 2012 9:58 AM

All replies

  • So in windows 8 rc I was able to set the transparency for the borders around my windows but now its gone does anyone know of a way to bring this feature back? 

    No.

    Long answer-Maybe, but not in a stable, useable form.

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012 11:02 PM
  • It was removed to make the desktop ugly just like its Metro counterpart. There are reg hacks that bring back broken unreliable form of "glass" but that's just one of the MANY removed features in Windows 8, so why bother fixing it?
    • Edited by xpclient Wednesday, September 19, 2012 9:59 AM
    • Proposed as answer by xpclient Wednesday, September 19, 2012 10:00 AM
    • Marked as answer by Leo HuangModerator Thursday, September 27, 2012 6:45 AM
    Wednesday, September 19, 2012 9:58 AM