Tweaking the Appearence of your Desktop

Starting: downloading the bits

In this guide I will explain briefly how to easily install yourself a pretty funky looking desktop and windows theme along with a nice objectdock

First of all here are a few things you need to download.

I have created a few icons (apart from the Quake IV and BF-2 ones) that you might want to use for the dock. They look a bit like below...though they look much sharper on the dock.

Dock Icons

Get the Lot Here

You will need a version of CrystalXP. I use Vista Inspirat. Get that Here

The latest version of ObjectDock is Here

There are some nice wallpapers Here

Other custom icon packs Here

Some nice Visual Styles that you can install after installing CrystalXP are Here

Finally Powertoys for Windows XP. I use the Tweak UI Powertoy which lets you remove all icons from your Desktop, including the Recycle Bin. Get it from Microsoft Here
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