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It is set at Centre, but it fills the screen and is fuzzy. Wibdows Stretch option makes the picture fit the entire computer screen, which may result in the picture being distorted. How do I adjust the Windows background?
 
 

 

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I actually had this question the other day and could not find the answer in the Microsoft Community questions and answers section. I figured it out though on my own after a bit of digging, so I am going to ask this question and then answer it for all those others who may run into this problem. Question : I did an upgrade install of Windows 7 Ultimate version to Windows 10 Pro keeping no old settings or programs; basically a new clean install.

After the set-up and installation completed my Windows desktop was larger than the actual screen size so that the taskbar and desktop icons were slightly off screen. At the time I could not find the remote to access the TV menu to adjust the picture settings for the TV so I had to find another way. This thread is locked.

You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. I have the same question 5. Report abuse. Details required :. Cancel Submit. Thanks for your feedback. How satisfied are you with this reply? Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Hi, I’m Elise, an independent advisor and I’d be happy to help with your issue.

Please let me know if you need any further assistance. Kind Regards, Elise. I see you have marked this as not resolving your issue, have you already tried this step? A brief description of each setting is below. The Fill option increases or decreases the width of the picture to fit the width of the computer screen.

The Fit increases or decreases the height of the picture to fit the height of the computer screen. The Stretch option makes the picture fit the entire computer screen, which may result in the picture being distorted. The Fill option increases or decrease the width of the picture to fit the width of the computer screen. The Fit increases or decrease the height of the picture to fit the height of the computer screen.

If you have Windows 7 Home Basic or Windows 8 Basic on your computer, the “Personalize” option may be greyed out or not available at all. To change the desktop background, click the Start menu button and type change desktop background in the Search box.

In the returned search results, click the “Change desktop background” option. You can then use the steps above, starting with step 3, to change the Windows background. Microsoft Windows has a list of default Windows backgrounds. To change the background to a different picture e. Windows 95 users can only set BMP images as their desktop background. If you have a different format of image, you need to convert it to a.

BMP image before it can be the background. All other Windows users should be able to set a. JPG , or. GIF image as their background. In the list of the available backgrounds, the first choice is None. Selecting this option disables any background image on the desktop.

However, it is important to note that when you change the background to None , your background is a solid color instead. Windows XP users can change this color from the same window where they change their desktop. All other users need to change the color of their desktop through the Appearance tab.

In the desktop or background properties window, a user can customize the layout of their image by selecting Center , Tile , or Stretch. Below is a brief explanation of each of these settings. Your desktop background might not display if the image file was deleted or if active desktop is enabled on the computer. How do I adjust the Windows background? Windows 11 Windows 10 Windows Vista, 7, and 8.

 
 

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Use gestures to change the wallpaper and choose whether you want it on the home screen or the lock screen. What is the best way to enlarge a JPEG image? What is the best way to resize an image? Best way to “fit” desktop background image? Log in to leave a comment. Sign in. Log into your account. Forgot your password?

Password recovery. Recover your password. All other Windows users should be able to set a. JPG , or. GIF image as their background. In the list of the available backgrounds, the first choice is None. Selecting this option disables any background image on the desktop. However, it is important to note that when you change the background to None , your background is a solid color instead.

Windows XP users can change this color from the same window where they change their desktop. All other users need to change the color of their desktop through the Appearance tab. In the desktop or background properties window, a user can customize the layout of their image by selecting Center , Tile , or Stretch.

Below is a brief explanation of each of these settings. Your desktop background might not display if the image file was deleted or if active desktop is enabled on the computer. How do I adjust the Windows background?

Windows 11 Windows 10 Windows Vista, 7, and 8. Windows XP and earlier versions. I would guess that is correct Or is this a new computer with the previous monitor. I just tried what you are attempting, and when I set it to Center, it displayed the picture actual size with black around it as you describe I do know that I installed graphics drivers for my machine, and they claimed my standard monitor was a wide screen If you are still using your previous monitor, try setting the resolution at x if it will let you.

Choose where you want to search below Search Search the Community. Search the community and support articles Windows Windows 8 Search Community member. On my Windows 8 PC, the image covers the entire screen and is fuzzy.

This thread is locked. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. I have the same question Report abuse. Details required :. Tried various steps, can’t get pictures resized to display as desktop background properly. Resizing with Paint does shrink the picture size, but Windows 10 won’t display it at the smaller size on desktop. This is not a problem with Windows 7. Any fix?! Regedit32 Moderator.

Joined Mar 4, Messages 3, Reaction score 1, You shouldn’t need to use Paint. Right-click on Start and select Settings In the Windows Settings select Personalisation On the left side select Background In the main window click the Browse button and select your picture Now click the drop arrow below choose a fit : If your image is smaller than screen then select Stretch If your image is larger than screen select Fit.

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