Windows 7 Starter

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To produce Windows 7 Starter Microsoft removed many of the options to personalize the desktop. Annoyingly many of these options are still available they are just not easily accessible, but by making use of the start menu search feature you will be able to access them.

Desktop Icons

In the Start Menu search box type:

icons

You should be offered several options, select the one that says:

Show or hide common icons on the desktop

Desktop Wallpaper

To follow

Mouse Cursors

In the Start Menu search box type:

cursors

You should be offered several options, select the one that says:

Change how the mouse pointer looks

Screensaver

In the Start Menu search box type:

screensaver

You should be offered several options, select the one that says:

Change screen saver

System Sounds

In the Start Menu search box type:

change sounds

You should be offered several options, select the one that says:

Change system sounds