1. Personalize Your PC
To get started, right-click on your desktop background and select Personalize.
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If you spend a lot of time staring at your PC, why not change the appearance settings to something you find visually pleasing?
We can show you how to customize your Windows 7 computer's settings to change the background image, color scheme, sounds and screensaver to your personal preferences. Then, we have five free tools that will help your customization process even further.
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Take a look through our simple walkthrough in the slideshow above. Let us know in the comments below how you make your PC personal.
This story originally published on Mashable here.