If you’ve worked with Windows XP and like its appearance, you can make Windows Vista look like Windows XP. To make Vista look like XP, follow these steps:

1

Start by changing the Start menu: Right-click the Start button, choose Properties.

In the Properties box, select Classic Start menu, and click OK.

2

Next, bring back the desktop: Right-click a blank part of the desktop and choose Personalize.

Choose Theme and then choose Windows Classic from the Theme pull-down menu. Click OK.

3

Finally, put the menus back on top of each folder: Open your Documents folder from the Start menu.

Then click the Organize button, choose Folder and Search Options, and choose Use Windows Classic Folders. Click OK.