Chapter 4

Personalizing Windows 10

Settings vs. Control Panel

Customizing the visual appearance

Fine-tuning visual options

Selecting sounds for events

Personalizing with themes

Configuring desktop icons

Eliminating distractions with Focus Assist

Choosing a screen saver

Setting date and time, currency, and other regional options

Overcoming challenges

Syncing your settings between computers

Like every previous version of Windows, Windows 10 offers you innumerable options for personalizing your workspace. These are the choices that make your computing device feel like it’s truly your own, embodying your own design preferences as well as choices that make your interaction with Windows work for you. These customizations might not affect your productivity ...

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