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10. Customizing the Screen

Wallace Wang

(1)San Diego, California, USA

You’re going to spend most of your time looking at your computer screen so why not customize its appearance to make your computer uniquely yours? Customization can be for fun such as displaying pictures of your family or pets on the screen, or practical such as creating shortcuts to make your tasks easier and faster.

Some different ways to customize your screen include:

  • Changing the wallpaper of the Desktop

  • Defining a screensaver to appear after a period of inactivity

  • Modifying the appearance of the mouse/trackpad pointer


When you customize the way your computer looks and behaves, ...

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