In this video, we learn how to speed up a computer and change desktop settings. First, right click anywhere on your desktop. Then, select "properties". Once you are in "properties" there are several tabs you can click on, click on "desktop" on the top. Once you click on this you can change your background, icons, home page, internet options, colors and more. By selecting "screen saver" you can choose "Windows XP" to make your computer perform quickest, also make sure your monitor has proper power settings that are appropriate for you. Once you are finished, click "apply" then "ok" this will save all of your choices.