Appendix A

Customizing Windows 8.1

Learning objectives

  • Customize the keyboard, mouse, and display screen elements
  • Adjust language and time settings for your location

Customizing the Interface

Changing Location-Based Settings

Windows 8.1 requires very little maintenance. Once it is installed, you can use it productively every day without putting much thought into what is happening behind the scenes. You are free to focus on the applications you run for work, education, or play.

However, there may be some times when you want to make a change to the way Windows operates. You might want to change a system setting, such as adjusting the mouse pointer speed, or customize the interface by changing the monitor resolution or the background color. ...

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