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    One of the best Customizing articles I have seen

    How To Geek has posted an article on many of the customizing tips and tricks. This is one of the best I have seen. How To Geek has always pulled excellent info into a great set of customizing tips. Their Win 7 list is huge! Now they are creating a Win 8 list just as good!
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    Nice find Ted. Thanks.

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    There are many here I have not seen before.
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    Good morn, Ted. Looking at that link and a bit down in it, it mentioned how to turn OFF Adobe Flash. Would you kindly tell me what it does and why it is a good idea to turn it OFF, I have, but a curious mind would like to know. Yes, my mind !

    NB: This is : Shockwave Flash Object. Jean.
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    Don't know JP. I have not turned off Flash n my PCs. I do not by any stretch of the imagination use all these tips, just some of them. Heck I have not even read all them. It's just a great source of tips and tricks.
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    Nice post!!
    Learned many of the customizing tips!!!
    There were few which i didn't even know about but thanks for sharing them!

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    Glad I was able to help. You are welcome.
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    Unhappy How to remove Win8 Splash screen

    This may seem trivial, but I have searched all over the web looking for info on how to remove the screen background that comes up after the windows-8 rotating symbol and the log-in screen. On my system (Win8 Enterprise) it is a background of Seattle, and I want to use something else, or even a solid background. I am calling this the splash screen, but have seen other things called that, so I'm not sure what it is called, nor how to change it. If I even knew what it was called (filename), I could search and replace it, but don't seem to be able to find that... HELP! Thanx in advance. Have a great Xmas and Happy New Year.

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    This is the Windows Lock screen. Easy as pie!

    Charms Bar, Settings, Change PC Settings, on the Personalize Tab.

    This is what mine looks like:

    LockScreenPersonalization.jpg

    Use the Browse Button to choose the picture of choice. You might have to crop the picture a little to fit your screen correctly.

    You can also change your Start Screen and Account Picture here among other things.
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    Many Thanx, Medico. I guess I just overlooked that part. Have a great Xmas and a Happy New Year!

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    Glad I could help. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you as well.
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