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Make Windows XP look & work way u like!!!

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http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/customize/d efault.mspx

Customize Your Computer

From screen resolution to background photos, you can make Windows XP look and work the way you want.

Make Windows XP Professional Accessible

Set up Windows XP Professional accessibility features to improve readability, enhance sound, and more.

Change Your Desktop Background

Learn how you can use your own photos or those provided with Windows XP to change how your computer's desktop looks.

Add a Colorful Screen Saver

Brighten your work area when your computer is idle by adding a colorful screen saver.

Change the Screen Size

Learn how to change screen resolution to make things appear bigger or smaller on screen.

Work with Sound Effects

Change the sounds that go along with events, from opening a folder to emptying the Recycle Bin.

Work with Themes

Windows XP contains a range of color-coordinated themes to customize the look of text boxes, title bars, and more.

Customize Your Mouse and Pointer

Change the speed at which your mouse pointer moves and more.

Customize the Start Menu

Learn different ways to make the Start Menu work better for you.

Daylight Saving Time, Remote Computers, and Changes to the System Clock

Windows XP Tip: Updating the system clock.

Windows XP in Your Language

Describes how to use the multilingual support built into Windows XP to view and edit Web pages, e-mail, and other documents in many languages.

Speech Recognition with Windows XP

Explains how to install and use speech recognition in Windows XP.

Working with Themes

Describes how to work with Windows XP themes, Plus! Themes, and how to download third-party themes from the Web to customize the Windows XP UI.

How to Configure Regional and Language Support for User Accounts

This article explains how administrators can specify the input languages available for user selection at the Windows logon screen as well as the languages applied to new user accounts.

Using Windows Classic View

If you prefer the look of previous versions of Windows, you can use Classic View in Windows XP.

Share Your Computer

Windows XP offers room for other users to share your comptuer, without sacrificing your privacy or control.

How to Use ClearType to Enhance Screen Fonts

ClearType display technology sharpens and enhances fonts on your Windows XP display by smoothing the edges of screen fonts.

Share a Computer with Fast User Switching

Windows XP Professional lets you take advantage of Fast User Switching on computers that are not members of a network domain. Here's how.

Advanced Topics

Customizing Your PC with the Windows XP Registry

How to customize the Windows XP registry with scripts.

Tweaking Windows Explorer and Internet Explorer

Describes how use the Windows XP registry to customize Windows Explorer and Internet Explorer.

Tweaking the Windows XP Desktop

Describes how use the Windows XP registry to customize your computer desktop.

Find Free Downloads for Windows XP

Explains how to find free downloads on the Internet that work with Windows XP, including shareware, evaluation software, and freeware.

Let's Make a Theme: Customize Windows XP

Explains how to customize icons, change the desktop background, and save the changes as a theme.

Use Single-Click Everywhere

With single-click in Windows XP, navigating the files and folders on your hard disk is as easy as navigating the Web.

Change Your Wallpaper

It's easy to change your desktop background, or wallpaper, in Windows XP.

Use a Web Graphic for Your Wallpaper

With Windows XP, when you are on the Web and see a picture that you like for your wallpaper, you can easily save it and use it.

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thanks HUMM!
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thank  sunny!!!!!!!!!!!
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Thanks Sunny!  I didn't realize that i could change all these features---very good info. Big smile
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