4. Customizing Windows Using the Control Panel

What You’ll Do

View the Control Panel

Change the Desktop Background

Customize the Desktop and Windows Sidebar

Use a Screen Saver

Change the Display

Use Multiple Monitors

Change the Desktop Appearance

Set the Date and Time

Change Regional and Language Options

Work with Fonts

Display and Arrange Toolbars

Customize the Taskbar and Start Menu

Change the Way a CD or DVD Starts

Use the Ease of Access Tools

Use the Ease of Access Center

Listen to the Computer

Recognize Your Speech



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