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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ Windows Vista™ by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 13. Customizing Windows Vista

Windows Vista comes with a number of features that enable you to personalize your computer. Not only can you change the appearance of Windows Vista to suit your taste, but you can also change the way Windows Vista works to make it easier to use and more efficient.

Customizing Windows Vista
  • Open the Personalization Window 264

  • Change the Desktop Background 266

  • Set the Screen Saver 268

  • Change the Windows Vista Color Scheme 270

  • Save a Custom Desktop Theme 272

  • Add a Gadget to the Sidebar 274

  • Customize the Start Menu 276

  • Customize the Taskbar 280

Open the Personalization Window

To make changes to many of Windows Vista's display options, you need to ...

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