When you first install Windows 8
, you are given the opportunity to choose the color scheme and background of the Start
screen. Many users think that this choice is their one opportunity to control their background color scheme, but it's actually not the case. This tutorial will teach you how to change the background of your Windows 8 computer after its initial installation.
Open the Charms bar
and go to Settings
Once you have selected your new background for the Start screen, you can define the background and accent color: