|When you first turn on your new computer system, you see the Windows desktop as Microsoft (or your computer manufacturer) set it up for you. If you like the way it looks, great. If not, you can change it. |
Windows presents a lot of different ways to personalize the look and feel of your desktop. In fact, one of the great things about Windows is how quickly you can make the desktop look like your desktop, different from anybody else’s.
Windows Control Panel:
Virtually all of Windows’ settings are configured via the Control Panel. You open the Control Panel by clicking the Start button and selecting Control Panel; from there, what you see depends on which version of Windows you’re using. In Windows Vista, the Control Panel looks like the one shown in Figure 1.