Desktop Background

  Molly_Don 18:28 16 Sep 2008

At present I have the traditional windows desktop but would like to change it to something different, is there a safe site I can download something from and is it a straight forward download, I'm frightened of dwnloading anything in case additional programmes like malware / spyware sneak onto my system.

  chub_tor 18:51 16 Sep 2008

It's not necessary to download any pictures unless you really want to as you can use your own pictures from a camera, a scanner or from the Windows samples that are supplied. Have you not got any nice pictures in your My Pictures folder? Just right click on one of them and from the dropdown menu select Set as Desktop Background

  Molly_Don 19:01 16 Sep 2008


No, I don't have any pictures to upload, I've not got anything in my picturs.

So, if I see a nice picture I like on the net, I just right click on it, and select set as background?

  mrwoowoo 19:41 16 Sep 2008

You won't get anything nasty from just saving a pic and setting it as a background.
You can trust this site though,if you're a bit nervous.
click here
I usually save the pictures i like to my pc first and then set as background from there.Easier to swap them about.

  Molly_Don 19:59 16 Sep 2008

I've done what you suggest mrwoowoo


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