There should be an image here!One of the great things about Windows 7 is that there are many different personalization options. Compared to previous versions of Windows, Windows 7 definitely surpasses any personalization expectations.

To find the personalization option, right click your desktop and (you guessed it!) click the Personalization option. So let’s take a closer look at personalization options in Windows 7.

Windows Color

Within the Personalization window, click on Windows Color and you can change the color scheme and effects of your PC. There are some pre-mixed colors or you can mix your own colors. Furthermore, you can also the transparency option to enable transparency for the title bar and taskbar on your desktop.

Desktop Background

One of the most common personalization options that people use is the Desktop Background. However, Windows 7 takes it to the next level by enabling you to create your own desktop background slideshow. Just click on the Desktop Background option within the Personalization window and you can select the pictures to include in the slideshow, along with how long each picture remains on the desktop.

Screen Saver

A screen saver is an image that appears on your desktop after a certain amount of inactivity. Select the Screen Saver option within the Personalization window to personalize the screen saver image.

There are additional personalization options. Stay tuned for Part II to learn more.

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