Tired of old wallpaper on your desktopcomputer? Do you want some new picture? Our article will help to consider several options for changing wallpaper depending on the installed operating system.

How to change desktop wallpaper on Windows XP

So, the photo or picture you want to place on the desktop of your computer is already stored in one of the directories of your computer:

  1. Click on the "Start" button and in the menu that opensselect "Control Panel". Double-click the "Screen" icon. This window can also be opened by right-clicking on any place on the screen and selecting "Properties" from the menu that appears.
  2. In the "Display" window that opens, click the tab"Desktop". Here you can select either one of the wallpaper you like, or use the "Browse" button to find your saved photo or picture and open it.
  3. The picture or photo that you have selected,appears inside the monitor image in the open window so that it can be edited before the changes are saved. You can select three options from the "Location" list:
    • "center" (the picture will be placed in the center of the desktop);
    • "zamot" (several copies of the image fit on the desktop like cobblestones on the pavement);
    • "stretch" (the picture is fully stretched on the desktop).
  4. Click "OK" to save the changes. Now you have new wallpapers on your desktop!

How to change desktop wallpaper on Windows Vista and Windows 7

Let's say that the photo or picture you want to place on the desktop of the computer is also stored in one of the directories of your computer, as in the first case:

  1. Again, click on the "Start" button and select the "Control Panel" menu. In the opened window we find "Changing the desktop wallpaper" and clicking on it once.
  2. In the pop-up window "Select a wallpaperdesktop "or choose one of the suggested background images, or through the" Browse "button we find the photo we saved and open it.
  3. In the submenu "How to place a picture", you can also choose three options for the location of the picture:
    • "center" (the picture will be placed in the center of the desktop);
    • "stretch" (the whole picture will be stretched on the desktop);
    • "zamot" (a few copies of the picture will occupy the whole space of the desktop).
  4. Finally, click "OK" to save all changes. A new photo appeared on your monitor screen!
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