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Windows Vista™ Step by Step by Joyce Cox, Joan Lambert

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Chapter 4. Personalizing Windows Vista

Chapter at a Glance

Personalizing Windows Vista

In this chapter, you will learn to:

Change the the look of Windows Vista on your screen.

Optimize visual effects.

Change the desktop background.

Select and manage a screen saver.

Manage your system date and time.

Change your computer’s name.

The way programs look on your computer screen and the way you use them are to a large extent determined by the Windows Vista user interface. Some elements of the interface, such as the graphics, fonts, and colors, might seem merely cosmetic but they can affect the way you work. You can personalize almost any aspect of your computer’s appearance and functionality ...

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