Chapter 1. Windows Interface

You can rearrange the furniture in your office, put your favorite tchotchkes on the shelves, and prune your plants any way you like. So why can't you customize Windows to your heart's content?

In fact, Windows XP is surprisingly pliable. This is fortunate, because one of the best ways to deal with many Windows annoyances is to tweak, customize, or otherwise hack the operating system to eradicate them.