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Desktop Background Help

Wondering if anyone can help, im runnin SP2. Lately i have been unable to set a desktop bg from within my folders, by right clickin set as..... i can set them from display option and frm the web. can anyone offer up a solution or tell me whats wrong?



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I've never seen

a Right Click, set as Background before from within a Windows Explorer or My Documents folder.

The only right clicking option I can remember is an image from a web site in Internet Explorer, and selecting "Set as Wallpaper".

Are you sure your method is right?

There is another way to set a desktop background. Open up MSPaint, (Start > All Programs > Accessories > Paint), find and open your image and in the File menu select "Set as Background (centered, or tiled)".

Other than that, I'm not sure what method you mean.


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Re: Desktop Background Help

Probable nothing is wrong, but your description misses specificities. For example, you can view a folder in Thumbnail View (instead of Details). In this case, just right click a jpg file and you?ll see the option. In Details view the option lacks.

So, I?ve just described a situation (normal) where the option lacks.

Good Luck,


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