Windows® 7 Desktop Customization
What are the various tips to customize Windows 7 desktop?
Desktop customization is defined as customization of a personal computer desktop environment. Desktop customization could be carried out on different desktop environments in different ways. Windows 7 is more customizable than any other previous version of Windows operating system. Customizing the look of your Windows 7 operating system profile would give you a better look and overall feel. You would be more at ease on your Windows 7 computer and feel more relaxed with your own user theme. The desktop customization for computers could be done by using many of the software which performs this optimization. With the help of these programs you could customize many of the desktop activities like animated wallpapers, themes, startup graphics etc.
Here are some tips to customize your Windows 7 desktop:
- Wallpaper customization
- Windows theme customization
- Window color customization
You could customize Windows 7 desktop by customizing the wallpaper. To customize the wall paper, you need to do the following steps. Right click an empty space on your desktop and select 'Personalize'. At the bottom of the window, click on 'Desktop Background'. You could change your wallpaper here. Select 'Browse' and then 'Picture locations'. Select the folder you would like to add to the dropdown list and click 'Ok'. Your folder with the pictures should pop up and click on one or select multiple pictures to use for your wallpaper. If you chose multiple pictures, select how often you want your wallpaper to change and then click 'Save Changes' to save the new settings.
Windows theme customization
In order to customize the theme on your computer, right click an empty space on your desktop and go to Personalize. This is where you could choose a custom theme and the current theme in use is located under 'My Themes'. The categories are Aero Themes and Basic and High Contrast Themes by default. From the Aero Themes section, you could choose Architecture, Characters, Landscapes, Nature, Scenes, and United States from Windows 7. From the Basic and High Contrast themes, you could choose Window Classic, High Contrast #1, High Contrast #2, High Contrast Black, and High Contrast White. You could go back by clicking your 'Unsaved Theme' from the top of the window.
Window color customization
Select the 'Personalize' option by right clicking an empty space on your Windows 7 desktop. At the bottom of the window appeared, click 'Window Colour' and you might choose from the default colours or you could make your own colour. In order to make your own colour, use the colour mixer to change saturation, hue, and brightness settings. Then click 'Save changes' to save the colour changes.
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