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Windows Vista Security: Praxisorientierte Sicherheit für Profis by Marcus Nasarek

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Chapter 3: Fine-Tuning Windows Vista’s Appearance and Performance
Personalization Settings
In Windows Vista, you can access personalization settings by clicking Start Con-
trol
Appearance and Personalization Personalization. As Figure 3-6 shows, this
displays the Personalization page in the Control Panel. The available personalization
settings are:
Windows Color and Appearance
Sets the user experience level and color scheme for your computer.
Desktop Background
Controls the desktop background colors and pictures used.
Screen Saver
Controls the screensaver and when it displays.
Sounds
Controls the system sounds used by Windows Vista.
Mouse Pointers
Controls the mouse pointers used by Windows Vista.
Theme
Sets the theme used by Windows Vista. A theme is a collection of appearance
settings that includes the desktop background, sounds, and mouse pointers used
by Windows Vista.
Display Settings
Controls monitors used by Windows Vista, their display resolutions, and their
refresh rates. Also allows you to extend your desktop onto a second monitor.
Figure 3-6. Viewing the personalization options

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