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Operating Systems

How Long Does it Take You to Tweak a New Box? 463

An anonymous reader asks: "When you get a new computer, how long does it take to make it 'home'? On a Windows system, there seem to be a huge number of preferences I have to choose before it is really comfortable (doing things like: installing software; changing the wallpaper and color schemes; start menu layout; and so forth). How long do you have to fiddle with computer until you have it set up the way you like? Do you use any shortcuts to speed up the process?"

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get to work.