Windows 10: Customizing System Appearance

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Windows 10 lets you customize many of the interface items. Discover how to use Tablet mode; customize the Start menu, taskbar, and desktop icons and background; add and remove toolbars; and configure date, time, and sound alerts.

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Windows 10: Customizing System Appearance

  • Activating the Tablet mode
  • Using the Tablet mode
  • Customizing your Start menu
  • Organizing your Start menu applications
  • Customizing your Windows theme
  • Downloading & installing desktop themes
  • Customizing the taskbar
  • Customizing the notification area
  • Changing your desktop background
  • Customizing your background color
  • Customizing your display options
  • Activating your default desktop icons
  • Customizing your desktop icons
  • Changing a folder icon
  • Adding & removing toolbars
  • Customizing your sound alerts
  • Adjusting your time & date settings
  • Managing your time zone
  • Turning on a screensaver
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