10 tips for a better looking desktop:
Here is 10 tips for a better looking desktop.
Rocketdock: Rocket dock is a full customizeable dock, which can be customized with both skins and icons. Easy to set up and cool.
Rainmeter: Rainmeter is a fully-customizable app, which can display gadgets, meters etc.
Samurize: Dont really know much about this app but it sure looks cool, and its kinda like rainmeter
Windows live gadgets: Then there is of course the windows live gadget gallery. Do notice that some gadgets may not work with windows 7.
Wallpapers: A good way to a good looking desktop is to get a wallpaper in a high res or a res matching you monitor. Google is your friend, but if you are using high res remember to put the res size in the search too, this might get better results. You can also search various wallpaper site around the web.
Custom icons: Another way is to get some good looking icons, instead of the boring default ones.
Changing your start button: This can be done pretty easy, see this thread: http://www.sevenforums.com/customiza...ttons-104.html
, and this tutorial: Start Menu Button - Change
Fences: a great app, that might save your time. Simple and good looking.
Winbubbles: This can be used to changing icons, adding OEM info etc.
Change your startup screen: This is a great little tweak, which looks a lot better than the default startup screen (login screen). You can choose any wallpaper of your choice.
Themes: Themes is a way to customize the windows layout and look. How to change themes see this tutorial: Theme - How to Apply Custom Themes
Rocketdock: About RocketDock - RocketDock.com
Fences: Fences™ - By Stardock - Clean up your desktop clutter
Winbubbles: WinBubble 1.76, "Customization and Tweaks, Not Just for Geek's But For ALL" - UnlockForUs
Logon change: Download Logon Changer For Windows 7 Customize Windows 7 Logon Screen
Icons: PNG Icons & Icon Packs Download | IconsPedia - Free Icons
Rainmeter: Download Rainmeter 1.1 Rev 181 Beta / 1.0 Stable - A customizable resource meter. - Softpedia
Rainmeter skins: Rainmeter Skins - Customize.org
Samurize: Samurize.com - News
Windows Gadgets: Windows Live Gallery
HD Wallpaper pack by Captain Zero: Captain Zero's HD WALLPACK
A list of themes:
Here's is a few more: Alternative for Windows 7 by ~oliver182 on deviantART Clearscreen Sharp for Windows7 by *K-Johnson on deviantART Gaia09 VS for Seven 2 by ~jg-visuals on deviantART :: Green Spirit VS :: by ~DjabyTown on deviantART Neon Windows 7 Theme by ~MrGRiM01 on deviantART Soliq7.1 VS for WIN7 RTM by ~rheaoctober on deviantART :: ThaImpact VS - 7 Version :: by ~DjabyTown on deviantART Red Fusion by sergiogarcia9 SG9 Designs Special Edition by sergiogarcia9
Also see my DA Profile for more goodies www.sergiogarcia9.deviantart.com