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Customize Visual Effects in Windows XPWindows XP comes with a number of visual effects such as fading or sliding menus, drop shadows for desktop icons, XP style title bars and buttons and many more.
In another tip I explained how to Adjust Visual Effects for Increased Performance. However, performance issues aside, you might want to adjust effects simply to achieve the visual configuration that you find most appealing.
To customize Windows XP visual effects:
To go back to the default configuration, open the "Performance Options" window as described above and click either "Adjust for best appearance" or "Let Windows choose what's best for my computer". Alternatively, just replace any ticks that you have removed in the "Custom" scroll box.
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