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Windows 7: How to set a picture as a desktop object ?

11 Jun 2011   #1
knk17forever

Windows 7 Premium 64 bit
 
 
How to set a picture as a desktop object ?

Hi,

I have only ever owned windows xp home, xp professional, and now windows 7 premium 64 bit.

When I had xp I remember there was a way that I could set pictures as desktop objects. So that I could put multiple pictures on my desktop and size them and position them as I wanted.

Any know if this possible on windows 7 64 bit premium as well ? ...and how to do it ?

Thanks.


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11 Jun 2011   #2
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

When you find the picture you want for your desktop right click on it and there shoud be a message to allow you to set it as desktop.

Will test and see if that works for me.
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11 Jun 2011   #3
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

This facility was part of the active desktop that was discontinued when XP was superseded by Vista, due to serious security concerns. the function may be duplicated to some extent by the use of desktop gadgets
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11 Jun 2011   #4
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Go to my pictures and highlight your picture then right click on in ...Set as Desktop background...
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11 Jun 2011   #5
knk17forever

Windows 7 Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by The Howling Wolves View Post
Go to my pictures and highlight your picture then right click on in ...Set as Desktop background...
I know how to do that.

If you read my post I am not talking about setting it as a background but setting pictures on my desktop that can be moved around and re-sized.

But thanks.

I suppose I will have to try finding a gadget or make my own image by adding pictures to it and then setting it as a background.

Thanks everyone for your replies.
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11 Jun 2011   #6
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

you could select a folder to show several images as your background ,click change background then just browse to the folder, and set it to change the pictures at the required time interval you wish to rotate them at
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