Chapter 4

Managing the Desktop

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Configure Desktop Settings
  • Configure Windows Gadgets
  • Manage Multiple Languages and Regional Settings
  • Configure Accessibility Features
  • Configure the Power Button
  • Manage a Multiple-User Environment

The Windows 7 operating system allows you to configure the Windows 7 Desktop to suit your own personal preferences. Some of these options include customizing the Taskbar and Start menu, creating shortcuts, setting display properties for user themes, and configuring Windows gadgets.

You have the ability to configure the accessibility options. Accessibility options support users with limited sight. You can configure the Desktop and use Windows 7 utilities to provide a higher degree of ...

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