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Make Vista look like XP Home


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snoopyme

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A friend of mine doesn't like change, she recent bought a new Dell, it running Vista. But she hates it, want me to wipe it and install XP home on it.. Which I could, But before doing that, I had a crazy thought, why couldn't I customize Vista's Deskyop to look like XP.. Can it be done
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right click on the start menu and choose properties, then choose classic start menu....that should set most of it to look like XP
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Classic Start Menu.
Turn off User Account Control.
Set Vista theme to Windows Classic.
Turn off Vista sidebar and all the other fancy stuff that Microsoft though was a good idea but is a proverbial pain in the behind to work with.
That's 95% of the way to an XP machine.
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