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Windows 7 Plain & Simple by Jerry Joyce and Marianne Moon

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Chapter 5. Personalizing

In this section:

  • Changing the Overall Look

  • Enlarging Text

  • Setting Your Desktop Background

  • Customizing Your Desktop Icons, Mouse, Taskbar, Start Menu, and Folders

  • Using a Screen Saver

  • Controlling the User Account Control

  • Setting the Way a Removable Storage Device Starts

  • Using Alternative Ways of Working

  • Working in a Different Part of the World

  • Controlling Updates, Information Gathering, and Program Reporting

You can customize just about everything on your computer to make it look and work exactly the way you want. It's fun to experiment with the various themes, and to try out the cool transparent look in windows, the taskbar, the Start menu, and other parts of Windows 7. You can create a slide show for your Desktop background and ...

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