- Exploring the Windows Vista Desktop
- Using the Mouse
- Scrolling a Window
- Maximizing, Minimizing, and Closing a Window
- Using the Windows Start Menu
- Opening a Program
- Switching Between Programs
- Using Menus
- Using Toolbars and Ribbons
- Managing PC Resources with Computer Explorer
- Managing Windows with the Control Panel
- Personalizing the Desktop Background
- Changing the Color Scheme
- Using a Screensaver
- Using the Windows Sidebar
- Setting Up Additional Users
- Getting Help in Windows
Changing the Color Scheme
The default Windows Vista desktop uses a predefined combination of colors and transparencies. If you don’t like the way this looks, you can choose from several other predefined schemes.
Right-click anywhere on the desktop and click Personalize.
Click Window Color and Appearance.
Click any of the default color schemes.