World-renowned for its digital expertise, Dorling Kindersley shares its know-how in a series of user-friendly visual guides to all the computer skills you'll ever need.
Master state-of-the-art computer skills quickly and confidently with the Essential Computers series. These clear and concise step-by-step visual guides are designed to help beginners acquire all the techniques necessary to use today's information technology, from word processing to desktop publishing to setting up ecommerce and researching on the internet.
Personalizing Your PC helps you master the basic skills to change the look of your PC screen using Windows and items downloaded from the internet, and includes: Changing color schemes, Replacing your screen's wallpaper, Setting up a screen saver, Password-protecting your screen, Using Musical Sound Schemes, Changing the Desktop Theme, Finding material on the internet, Giving a program a new skin, and Downloading replacement shells.
Author Biography: Rob Beattie has been writing about PCs since the early 1980s. He is the computer agony uncle for a national newspaper and regularly reviews software for a number of computer publications, including PC Magazine. A keen acoustic guitar player and published songwriter, he is also a contributor to the music magazine Q.