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Windows 7: Using Basic Theme but want to use custom picture

10 Feb 2017   #1
rasrjs

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Using Basic Theme but want to use custom picture

We want to use the Basic Theme option. However we would like to have a custom picture for the background. Is this possible and how would we do this?
Currently we are using the My Themes option?
Thank you


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20 Feb 2017   #2
RoWin7

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Do you mean desktop wallpaper? I've been doing this for years with 98 and XP. Open your filing system, and scroll down to C:\Windows>Web>Wallpaper You can drop any pictures you want into that folder. Make them the right size for your monitor first, otherwise they'll be stretched or too small for the screen. I make a black border around mine for my desktop icons so that they don't obscure my picture.
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