W7 Change Wallpaper

  David4637 11:00 25 Feb 2011

Can I change the background of the desktop to my own choice with say a *.jpg.
If so please advise how to do it?
Thanks David

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:07 25 Feb 2011
  David4637 14:34 25 Feb 2011

Thanks for that, will try it out.
Thanks again David

  Woolwell 22:32 25 Feb 2011

See also click here

  David4637 09:38 26 Feb 2011

Thanks for replies.
One snag, the background picture changes the colour of the task bar - the colour of the background shows through the task bar.
Any ideas please to stop this?
Thanks David

  chub_tor 10:55 26 Feb 2011

Control Panel, Appearance and Personalisation, Personalisation, Window Color and Appearance, Untick Enable Transparency and choode the colour you like.

  David4637 13:51 26 Feb 2011

Can't find an option to untick the task bar transparency for W7, please help?
Thanks David

  chub_tor 15:11 26 Feb 2011

If you are on the Window Color and Appearance page of Personalisation then it is a little box underneath the panel of colours which says "Enable Transparency." If it is ticked then untick it.

Incidentally you don't have Windows 7 Starter Edition on a netbook do you? If so that option may not be there as Starter Edition is very limited on Aero appearance.

  David4637 14:01 27 Feb 2011

I prefer the claasic view which provides total NON Transparency, however if I select any other background option, you can see icons showing through on say IE.
I Tried this-
I selected Windows basic, I selected solid colour from the colour panel, but there is no Tranparency option to un-tick (W7 Home).
I like the classic option with no icons showing through IE, but it does not display Aero options, hence my query.
Your help again please
Thanks David

  David4637 09:52 28 Feb 2011

Refresh - see my query above. Thanks David

  Woolwell 10:09 28 Feb 2011

Are you already in Classic View?

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