5. Making It Your Windows 8.1

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Do you want to make Windows 8.1 your own? In this chapter, you learn to change the way Windows 8.1 looks and acts by doing the following tasks:

Personalizing your Lock screen

Adding lock screen apps

Adjusting the look of Windows 8.1

Changing your Windows 8.1 desktop

Today we expect to be able to tweak our technology to reflect our personality and preferences. We choose colors for our smartphone backgrounds; we select specialized ringtones; we apply themes to our browsers; and we create custom playlists for our music selections. Windows 8.1 offers a number of personalization tools you can use to make your ...

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