Change Desktop Backgrounds in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Gordon, Dougie

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Steps

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    Right-click on your desktop and click Personalize
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    This will open the Personalization settings.
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    Choose an existing theme from the available list
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    Alternatively, click Desktop Background at the bottom of the window to select your background manually
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    Click the Picture location drop-down menu to view options for picture locations
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    In the menu, you will see Windows Desktop Backgrounds, Pictures Library, Top Rated Photos and Solid Colors. For example, if you know the picture you want to use is in your pictures library, choose Pictures Library.
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    Click Browse if the photo you want to use is not in the locations provided in the drop-down menu
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    Once you have chosen the picture location, click on the background you would like to use
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    Click Save Changes in the bottom right corner of the window to confirm your changes
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    You can now close the Personalization settings
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to change your desktop background on Windows 7 computers
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    If you have any questions, please post them in the comments section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Recent edits by: Gordon, Lukward Thomason

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