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Windows 7: Some customizations questions

11 Dec 2009   #1
Guilherme

Windows 7 Home Basic
 
 
Some customizations questions

Hi all,
im starting at Windows 7 today and I bought the Home Basic OS, but im having some problems here like:

-> Is Home Basic allow to enable themes?!
-> How can i enable SideBar?
-> How can i show the main icons at desktop like My Computer, Recycle, Documents...

pls, i need help..


Thx all..


Guilherme!!


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11 Dec 2009   #2
tweaker

w7-64, w2k
 
 

Can't help you with the first two, but desktop icons are found if you right click on the desktop and pick "Personalize" on the context menu, then up on the left side of the control panel you'll see "Change Desktop Icons".
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11 Dec 2009   #3
Guilherme

Windows 7 Home Basic
 
 

right, but when i right click, the option Personalize does't appear =/ . My last option is Gadget
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11 Dec 2009   #4
tweaker

w7-64, w2k
 
 

wow, that truely is basic

you could try invoking the desktop icons dialog directly, by entering following in the Run command dialog

rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,Web,0
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11 Dec 2009   #5
Guilherme

Windows 7 Home Basic
 
 

ty man, it works...
and what about Aero theme?! how can i use it?!
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11 Dec 2009   #6
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Windows 7 Basic Aero doesn't have the "glass effect"
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12 Dec 2009   #7
Guilherme

Windows 7 Home Basic
 
 

=/, ok so...
man thx for ur help.

Cya...
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