How can I change the color used to display selected files and folders in Windows XP's and Windows 2000's single-click view mode?

A. By default, when you hover over a file or folder in single-click view mode, the object will change color to a light blue (RGB value 100 139 203). To change the color, perform the following steps:

  1. Start a registry editor (e.g., regedit.exe).
  2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors.
  3. Double-click HotTrackingColor.
  4. Change to the desired RGB value (e.g., 255 0 0 for red), and click OK.
  5. Close the registry editor.
  6. Log off and log on again for the change to take effect.
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