Windows 10 1809 Dark mode (Solved)

I updated to V 1809 last night and I am having issues with dark mode in file explorer and drop down dialog boxes.

I have all the latest drivers.

I searched online and I seem to be the only one with this problem.

Please find attached pictures as to what I am talking about.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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We are seeing some reports of unexpectedly light-themed UI elements (e.g. address bar) in File Explorer and unreadable text in context menus when using dark theme after the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (1809).

If you’ve enabled dark theme and File Explorer doesn’t look like the picture shown here, we are aware and working on a fix. In the meantime, you can resolve the issue by going to Settings > Personalization > Themes and reverting back to the default Windows theme. After that, feel free to return to your preferred theme.


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Last updated January 12, 2021 Views 10,783 Applies to: