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100 Things You Need to Know About Microsoft Windows Vista by Eric Geier

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4. Changing the Look and Feel of Vista

Windows Vista’s new neat-and-slick interface might make you ooh and aah, might wow you, and might even be the reason you updated to Vista; on the other hand, you might not care for it and might not want to take the time to get used to it. Therefore, this chapter is dedicated to those who don’t like change—especially when it comes to their PC. Additionally if your PC isn’t one of the top-of-the-line machines you might experience better performance by tuning back the Vista interface enhancements.

This chapter contains step-by-step tasks and tips to convert Vista’s new (and occasionally annoying) desktop and interface to one you’ll easily recognize.

37. Banish the Welcome Center

By default, Windows Vista ...

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