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Computer Labs

Accessibility Settings



Right click on the desktop and select Personalize.

2 Screen image: Personalization: Window color option.

Window Color

You can select one of the built-in themes which may suit your needs, or may provide a starting point for further customisation. Select Window Color at the bottom of the window. 

3 Screen image: Windows Color and Appearance.

Advanced Appearance settings

Optionally select the Advanced Appearance settings... link. Make any required changes. Once you have finished click Apply and OK.

4 Screen image: Save theme.


When you have finished setting your preferences click on Save changes. To save it as a customised theme select Save theme to the right and give the theme a name.



Right click on your new theme and select Save theme for sharing.


File name

Save the theme to your Documents area with the file name myprefs.themepack.

You must use this name for the settings to apply on other computers.

This saved theme will be applied whenever you log on to a computer using the Windows 7 managed Service (in a Computer Lab or a Staff managed computer). You can make changes and re-save the theme at any time.