By Steve Sinchak

While you're searching for a detailed into Vista - this is not the e-book. it really is pretty well a rehash of the in-built items to Vista and the way to take advantage of them.

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Here you can also enable or disable the Windows startup sound by clearing the Play Windows Startup sound box. 6. When you have finished with your changes, just press OK to save your work. You have now finished customizing the sound events on your computer. The next step is to customize the cursors of the mouse so that they, too, are included in your theme file. Customizing mouse cursors The mouse cursors are yet another item saved in the theme file. Many different pointer schemes are included with Windows Vista.

When you have finished hiding the desired icons, click OK to save your changes. 7. Click OK once more to exit the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties screen. Your changes are effective immediately. Removing system icons and the clock As I mentioned previously, there are various system component icons and features in the system tray, too. In Windows Vista, there are the clock, volume, network, and power icons (power icon only on laptops). All these system components can be customized and turned off to save system tray real estate.

You can select (None) from the top of the list if you do not want to use a sound for a specific program event. If you cannot find a sound that you like on the list, you can use the Browse button to pick a specific sound file on your computer to use. 5. Here you can also enable or disable the Windows startup sound by clearing the Play Windows Startup sound box. 6. When you have finished with your changes, just press OK to save your work. You have now finished customizing the sound events on your computer.

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