JSI Tip 4273. How do I use the Windows Classic theme to change the Windows XP desktop to look like previous Windows systems?

To make the Windows XP desktop look like Windows 2000, Windows NT 40, Windows 9x, and Windows Millennium:

1. Control Panel / Appearance and Themes / Display or right-click an empty area of the desktop and press Properties.

2. Select the Themes tab.

3. Select Windows Classic in the Theme drop-down. This will display a Sample.

4. Press Apply and OK.

To change the Windows XP Start menu to the classic Start menu:

1. Control Panel / Appearance and Themes.

2. Press Taskbar and Start Menu.

3. Select the Start Menu tab.

4. Select Classic Start menu and press Apply.

5. Press OK.


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