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Default changing desktop background - 04-17-2010, 07:53 PM

hey. i have just bought a dell mini 10v and i am wanting to change the background image. on my main computer its easy as i go into control panel and i click on personalize and change my background pic. the thing is i have looked on my dell mini and on the control panel there is no personalize to change the pic.

i have also right clicked on a picture and went to set as desktop picture but that didn't work either.

can anyone help me at all?
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Default 04-17-2010, 08:04 PM

You have Windows 7 Starter, yes? That's one of the features Microsoft turns off in that edition, but there are plenty of third-party tools to do it. The Windows 7 section of the forum mentions several of them, including Starter Background Changer: Home

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Default 04-17-2010, 08:25 PM

yeah i have got the windows starter 7. are those downloads ok to do, they don't damage the computer in anyway at all do they?

thanks for your help.
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Cool 04-17-2010, 08:50 PM

I did read a post the other day about someone having a problem with a screen saver appearing randomly...but thats about it, the person didnt say which background changer they were using for windows 7, but after uninstalling it the problem went away....but none of the background changers should damage your machine in any way...

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You might wanna do a search for that post I referred to if you want....but I dont think that it is critical

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