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Change the Color Scheme

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Tired of the same look on your computer?

This How-To Article shows you how to change the color scheme (or look) of Windows.

Change the Color Scheme

1. Right-click a blank spot on the Desktop and select "Properties" from the menu that appears.

2. Click the "Appearance" tab.

3. From the "Scheme:" drop-down menu, select a color scheme that you would like to use.

4. You can also customize a scheme or create your own scheme by selecting an item from the "Item:" drop-down menu, and selecting a color, font, or size.

5. If you do customize a scheme, you can also save it. Just click the "Save As..." button and enter a name for your customized scheme.

6. Once you have finished selecting or customizing a scheme, click Apply.

7. Click OK.

8. The scheme you selected (or created) will now be applied to Windows.

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