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Windows 7: resize pictures

06 Sep 2010   #1
oldfogey

win 7 64 bit home premium
 
 
resize pictures

how do i resize pictures in win 7,seems you have to go into paint and save which i do but it keeps saying you have to save file in order to use as desktop background


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06 Sep 2010   #2
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

You can do that in paint, if you'd like to...personally I prefer programs that give me more"lee way" like Zoner Photo Studio 12..which I found here: FREE Great Programs for Windows 7
If all you'd want is setting a picture as a desktop background: just drag/drop it into Internet explorer or Firefox, right click it and click "Set as background" .
(I just tried it in paint and it worked without a hitch. So I didn't get any save request ??)



Edit: Sorry if the clip was bigger I would have used a thumbnail from the start. No need to use an extra program
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06 Sep 2010   #3
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I resize photos for uploading with PixResizer


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07 Sep 2010   #4
oldfogey

win 7 64 bit home premium
 
 

great stuff thanks very much for your help folks
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07 Sep 2010   #5
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Image Resizer Powertoy Clone for Windows

Integrates directly into the Windows 7 shell so you can just right click -> resize whatever pictures are highlighted. Could not be simpler or cleaner and better than installing more third party software.
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07 Sep 2010   #6
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oldfogey View Post
how do i resize pictures in win 7,seems you have to go into paint and save which i do but it keeps saying you have to save file in order to use as desktop background
Do you have MS Office installled?

Office has a program, which most do not know exist, which is rather useful.

Do following:
WIN | type Microsoft Office Picture Manager | ENTER

WIN is the key with the wavy flag.
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09 Sep 2010   #7
LauraM

 

I use ACDSee but Paint is always handy.
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