Set or Change an Account Picture in Windows 7

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    As you can see, my account picture is a flower, but I am going to change it
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    There are many ways to change this picture.
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    Click on the Start menu in the bottom left corner
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    Click the account picture
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    A new window will open.
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    In this window, locate "Change your picture"
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    From this section, you can choose from the preset pictures
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    For example, I will choose the stairs.
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    Click "Change Picture" when you have selected the image you would like
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    After you've changed it, if you click on the Start menu again, you will see that the picture has changed
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    Another way to do this is to right-click on the Desktop and click "Personalize"
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    In this window, select "Change your account picture" on the left side of the window
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    You will be brought back to the same section as before, but this time, we're going to change it a different way
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    If you don't like any of the pictures in the list and you want to set your own image, click "Browse for more pictures".
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    From this window, locate a picture that you would like to set
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    In this case, I will set the VisiHow picture. Be sure to use a square photo, not a rectangular photo.
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    Click the photo you would like to set and click "Open"
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    The picture has been set
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    Let's check it again by clicking on the Start menu
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    As you can see, the image is set there as well.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to change the account picture on a Windows 7 computer
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    If you have any comments or questions, please leave them in the section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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