Windows xp settings, help!

  Tualatin 23:16 31 May 05
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1) In the control panel of xp, it is set in 'classic', how can i set it back to the normal xp style?

2)How do i get rid of the annoying blue box which surrounds the text of my shortcuts on the desktop?

Many thanks

  SANTOS7 23:19 31 May 05

Right click in a clear space,click properties, that will give you the options you want,good luck......

  Tualatin 23:20 31 May 05

i have looked at them, but i can't work which parts of it i need to change...

  SANTOS7 23:20 31 May 05

meant to say click start and then right click.

  SANTOS7 23:23 31 May 05

you only have two options START menu, CLASSIC START menu just select which you want, click apply

  Tualatin 23:23 31 May 05

what settings am i looking to change?

  Tualatin 23:26 31 May 05

maybe i dont mean classic, what i mean is, on my other pc (win xp) there is stuff - links etc on the left side of my computer and control panel, with a dark blue back ground, they arn't there on my new pc, and its i like it with the lnks etc

  terryr48 23:28 31 May 05

Go to control panel switch from classic view to category view

  SANTOS7 23:28 31 May 05

when you select properties there are two tabs at top of interface that opens select the start menu tab and the two other options mentioned are there

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