Advice 1: How to change cursor color

The mouse is probably the most frequently used control GUI of any operating system. In Windows you can change the color of the cursor of the mouse, depending on the aesthetic needs of the user.
How to change cursor color
Instruction
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In order to change the color of the cursor of the mouse, you first need to go to the control panel of the operating system. Button control panel, located by default in the start menu". In control panel click on the shortcut to "Mouse". Opens a dialog box with options for mouse control, among which will be the Pointers tab. With its help and you can change the color of the cursor of the mouse.
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In the tab "Pointers" find the item "Schema" and click the drop-down list. It presents various options of cursors for different situations (hover over a hyperlink, loading a program). Choose a pattern and color of the cursor , and press OK. If you wish, you can always make your own diagram of the different cursors and save it under your desired name. In addition to the color of the cursor, in control panel you can set options such as drop-shadows a pointer to its original position in the dialog box, display a trace when you move the cursor, and the selection of the location of the cursor when pressing certain keys.
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If you want to change the color of the cursor, but the proposed standard options don't suit you, then you can download cursors online. Cursor files for Windows have the extension .ani and .cur. To install the downloaded cursors, save them in separate folder, and then open it using the Explorer window that opens after pressing "Browse" in the dialog box, control the mouse.
Useful advice
When you install different themes of OS color cursor will change also. Themes can also be downloaded from the Internet and installed with the help of special programs.

Advice 2: How to change the color of the start menu

In the Microsoft Windows operating system the user can customize the design of various components of the "Desktop" in accordance with their preferences. You can change not only the look of the icons, size of labels, but also the color of the "taskbar" and "start menu". To set up eye-pleasing color scheme, you must perform several actions.
How to change the color of the start menu
Instruction
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All settings which are necessary for the user to change the color of the "start menu", "task Pane" or window headers, located in window "Properties: the Screen". This dialog box can be activated in several ways. First: click the right mouse button in any empty space on "Desktop". From the drop-down menu, select "Properties", clicking on it with the left mouse button.
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Alternatively, through the menu "start", go to "control Panel". In the category "appearance and themes" select any of the jobs or click the left mouse button on the icon "Display". If "control Panel" is in classic view, click the icon immediately. To switch from classic view to category view and back, if you click on the appropriate line command in the left part of the window "control Panel".
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In the dialog box "display Properties" click the tab "Themes". Change the color of the "start menu" happens when you change themes Desktop. Using the drop-down menu under "Subject" select the option that you like. If you want to install a custom theme, select from the drop down list select "Browse" and specify the directory where you saved your favorite topic.
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Go to the tab "appearance". Under "Windows and buttons" select the color for opened folders, Windows applications, "taskbar" and "start menu" using the drop-down list. Some patterns have different color schemes. To view them, and select what you want, use the drop down list under "Color scheme".
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Once done selecting, click on the "Apply" button for the new settings took effect. Close the properties window by clicking the OK button or the X icon in the upper right corner of the window. If you change your mind to change the color and design of important components, simply click on the "Cancel"button.
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