How do I change my Wallpaper in Windows XP?


I want to know how to change my background wallpaper on my XP system?


This question was answered on April 11, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If your tired of looking at the same background on your desktop then mix it up with the many cool wallpaper graphics available The graphical background of your desktop, whether it’s a picture or just a pattern or color, is called wallpaper It’s easy to change your wallpaper in Widows XP to many different things.

To change your wallpaper:

1 Right-click the desktop, and then click on 'Properties'

2 Desktop tab, click on an item in the 'Background' list

3 In the Position drop-down menu, you can choose to Center or Tile the image, or Stretch it to cover the whole screen

4 Click 'Apply' to view the new wallpaper, Click 'Ok' to finalize that choice.

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Posted by Michal of Data Doctors on April 11, 2003