We got themes by the bushel here folks! Go to main menu and select Themes in the Preference menu: First go to "Add and remove" at the top of the window. Once you found one you like (Be sure to check out the on-line themes ready to be downloaded to your box.) Go back to the top and select "Themes" Here you can select the various aspects of Window appearance Work on this when you have some time, much can be achieved by fiddling about with these settings and you can turn back anything you've lost interest in or want to change. Back Grounds: Simply right click on your desktop.Choose change background settings.