Manage Visual Effects in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng

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Steps

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    The first thing to do is right-click on the computer icon and click "Properties"
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    A new window will open.
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    In this window, click "Advanced system settings"
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    It is on the left side of the window.
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    There are several tabs in this window
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    "Computer Name", "Hardware", "Advanced", "System Protection" and "Remote". Click "Advanced".
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    In the Advanced tab, the first section is "Performance - Visual effects, processor scheduling, memory usage and virtual memory"; click on "Settings" under the text
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    A new window will open.
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    The visual effects will be set up to "Let Windows choose what's best for the computer"
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    Other selections include "Adjust for best appearance", "Adjust for best performance" or "Custom".
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    If custom is chosen, all of the visual effects in the box below can be checked or unchecked
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    For this example, "Aero Peek" and "Animations in the taskbar and Start Menu" are selected. Once everything is chosen, click "OK".
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    The effects have been changed
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    That concludes the tutorial on how to manage visual effects on a Windows 7 computer
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    If you have any comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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