The Personalization menu in Windows Vista allows users to change desktop backgrounds, themes, sounds, and more. Many of the options in the Windows XP Display Control Panel can be found here.
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To access the Personalization menu, right-click on the desktop and click Personalize.
Windows Vista does a good job explaining what each menu option allows you to personalize. The following descriptions are taken from Vista's Personalization menu:
In addition to the features listed above, Personalization also has a "Tasks" menu along the left side of the screen. Two important features located in this menu are "Adjust font size (DPI)" and "Connect to a projector or other external display."
This menu allows you to adjust the font size within Windows. The two choices present are "Default scale" and "Large scale." Default scale fits more information on the screen, while Large scale makes text more readable. You can also create a custom scale by clicking on Custom DPI....
This menu allows you to connect a projector or external display to a laptop.