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    I have Windows 7 Home premium. Reading this site I see many recommendations as to changing settings. If for instance I go to the control panel the settings appear to be different from what is being stated in some posts. Is the nomenclature different in the various editions of Windows 7 - the posters may be a little off with their descriptions - or is it my old brain isn't functioning too well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jascarlin View Post
    I have Windows 7 Home premium. Reading this site I see many recommendations as to changing settings. If for instance I go to the control panel the settings appear to be different from what is being stated in some posts. Is the nomenclature different in the various editions of Windows 7 - the posters may be a little off with their descriptions - or is it my old brain isn't functioning too well?
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    Hello... not sure if this is what you mean but..... In "control panel" upper right hand corner "View by" you can switch between "Icons" and "Category" .Sometimes for me finding things is a bit easier switching one to the other. Regards Fred
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    I believe the nomenclature is the same across all versions. There are some things available in Ultimate and Professional that are not available in HP. For tips on customizing check the following sites:

    How To Geek

    Paul Thorrott's Windows Supersite

    Windows Seven Forum Tutorials

    These and many other sites show methods to customize your UI and change many settings within Win 7. You might also take a look at The Ultimate Windows Tweaker.
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    When you open the control penel, to the top toward the right is "View By", select "Large Icons".
    You will get a better view of the control panel from what is shown by default.
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    I like my control panel to open as a menu, its sorted alphabetically automatically.

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