Some might think changing the default color scheme in Office 2010 is a small thing however I would disagree. I use this app all day, every day so for me, changing the default to black was a huge improvement.
The steps are super simple so you might have already figured it out especially if you’ve changed the color scheme in the past on office 2007. If not, here are the simple steps.
Click File, Options
From the General Tab, click the down arrow under Color scheme and choose between Silver, Black, or Blue.
Personally, I prefer Black but here are all three colors: