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Force a specific background and accent color


Forces Windows to use the specified colors for the background and accent. The color values are specified in hex as #RGB.

By default, users can change the background and accent colors.

If this setting is enabled, the background and accent colors of Windows will be set to the specified colors and users cannot change those colors. This setting will

not be applied if the specified colors do not meet a contrast ratio of 2:1 with white text.

Supported on:

At least Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1

GPO PowerShell Regedit CMD

In PowerShell we can use Get-GPRegistryValue cmled to identify the registry key(s) associated with:

More information about Get-GPRegistryValue can be found on this link:


For Enabled we get:

For Disabled we get: