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By John Rizzo

Each new computing device offered comes put in with home windows XP, so there are literally thousands of XP clients available in the market, so why now not make your home windows XP laptop paintings and glance how you wish it to and stand proud of the remaining? Customizing home windows XP: visible QuickProject consultant indicates you ways to customise you desktop so that you can paintings how you are looking to. each one bankruptcy makes use of huge, four-color screenshots and centred directions to steer you thru universal customizing initiatives. This consultant might help you research the hidden productiveness tips, inside of guidance, and little recognized shortcuts to navigating and customizing your home windows; altering backgrounds and screensavers; changing icons and mouse tips; customizing and arranging folders; configuring for a number of clients; and masses more!"

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In Windows XP Professional, this is always turned on. In Windows XP Home Edition, 49 50 you'll have to turn on My Recent Documents to see it in the Start menu. Just right-click Start and click Properties. Then click Customize and select List my most recently opened documents. ) Add A Folder p. 44 • Another way to bring up Windows Explorer is to press Windows-E. Chapter 5. Rearrange Desktop Items The previous chapters have been focused in and around the Desktophow to personalize the Desktop, the Taskbar, and the Start menu.

If not, click Back. You'll notice back in step 4 that there was an option called Desktop Cleanup Wizard every 60 days. If you aren't adding a lot of new shortcuts, it might be worthwhile to uncheck it. Add Icons to Taskbar Having items on the Desktop can be very handyunless you have a bunch of windows open. Instead, you can add a Desktop toolbar to the Taskbar to give you access to Desktop icons, whether they represent programs, documents, or folders. [View full size image] 55 56 [View full size image] [View full size image] 56 57 The rest are displayed in the double-arrow menu.

For easy access, drag it to the Quick Launch area of the Taskbar. Modify Folder Toolbars Folder windows have several toolbars that you can hide or modify. Each toolbar has a different set of functions that can often be found in the related menus, making the toolbar unnecessary. [View full size image] 61 62 First, we'll hide the Address bar. 62 63 We're now going to modify the icon toolbar, remove some icons, add some new ones, and move things around a bit. [View full size image] [View full size image] The Favorites icon has been added above the separator.

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