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Windows 7: My Pictures Screen Saver


19 Oct 2010   #1

XP and Windows 7 Utilmate
 
 
My Pictures Screen Saver

I dual boot Win 7 with XP. In XP I can stretch a small picture to fill the screen of my flat panel monitor with the screen saver. In Windows 7 I can not get the picture to fill the screen. Is there something that I am not seeing in an option, or has this option changed with Windows 7?


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19 Oct 2010   #2

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Control Panel>Personalization>Desktop Background> in bottom left corner there is a box that lets you select whether you want the picture to stretch/fill/tile or center on your desktop


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19 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Yes the option changed in Windows 7.

You can use the XP My Pictures Slideshow screen saver by copying ssmypics.scr from the C:\Windows\System32 folder on XP to the same location in Windows 7.
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