Personalize Your Windows Desktop

Personalize Your Windows Desktop


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Personalize Your Windows Desktop 


You can personalize your desktop in various ways, from the bell you hear when you receive email, the monitor resolution and flicker, mouse pointers and adjust how your windows look. Many options available are listed below.




Adjust Window Colour and Appearance.

Fine tune the colour and style of your windows.




Change Desktop Icons.

Turn on/off the Recycle Bin, computer, Network, Control Panel, User's Files icons.




Change Your Desktop Background.

Choose from the available backgrounds or colours.

Use one of your own pictures to decorate your desktop.




Change Your Picture.

Change your user account picture.




Change Your Mouse Pointer.

Choose from a range of available pointers.

Change it's behaviour on clicking and selecting.




Customise Your Screen Saver.

Change your screen saver.

Adjust when it displays.




Change Font Size (DPI)

Adjust font scaling.




Change Your Sounds

Change all the sounds heard.




Change the Theme

Change many desktop settings at once using an available theme.

Save your own desktop themes.

Aero Glass

Aero Shake




Customise Display Settings

Adjust your monitor resolution.

Set monitor refresh rate.

Add a second monitor.

Set your primary monitor.






See Also 

Ease Of Access Centre
Taskbar and Start Menu
Windows Mobility Centre
Windows Sidebar
External Display Settings
Connect a Network Projector

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Windows - Empower Your Desktop 


Forum:

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en- US/tnwiki/thread/9179f20c-97c7-4268-b10d-f8c50797c2d4


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