Instructions for personalizing Windows® 7
Windows 7 is the newer version of the Windows operating system with many advanced features. One major feature is the option to personalize the system. The personalization of the Windows 7 system means adding a different look to the PC. Personalization can be done on the desktop backgrounds themes on the system, gadgets used, taskbar and start menu options, color and graphics on the monitor, etc. The three options for personalizing the themes are Basic themes, Aero themes and My themes option. The Basic theme is the standard one on the system and the Aero theme is the new feature added with the Windows 7 systems having additional graphics support. My themes option provides the opportunity to download themes from the Windows 7 gallery. The gadgets on the system can also be edited by the user according to their wish. The personalization options on Windows 7 add more functionality to the system.
Discussed below are some points related to Windows 7 personalization:
- Need to personalize Windows 7
- Steps to access the personalization process
- Tips to perform the personalization
Need to personalize Windows 7
The personalize option provided with the Windows 7 operating system helps the user to configure the various features on the system like desktop background, themes, wall papers, and gadgets etc. The user can select the personalization option for the above application according to their wish.
Steps to access the personalization process
The personalization option can either be accessed by the user from the Control Panel or by right clicking on the desktop icon. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu and select the 'Personalization' option from the window. The user can also personalize the system by right clicking on the desktop icon. Select the 'Personalize' option and customize Windows 7 accordingly. The gadgets, themes, backgrounds, etc along with the Basic, Aero themes are also provided at the personalization window.
Restart the computer after doing the personalization functions on the Windows 7. The restart helps the changes to take effect. The Aero themes provided by the Windows require extra graphical support on the system. So the 3D themes and Aero themes should be set only after including the essential components. Downloading the themes is also supported on the personalization gallery. The user is recommended to download the themes from the Windows 7 gallery only, since the themes and gadgets provided by others may not work properly with the Windows 7 systems.
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