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Adjusting your desktop background image

You have a Windows 7 PC and a snazzy WIDESCREEN monitor. You set your desktop background to be a picture of your favorite pup, and... Whaaaaa??! Why's it all stretched out?I've been waiting to use this picture since I ran across it in MS Word's clip art

Luckily, Windows 7 has options to help you fit your favorite photo to your desktop. By default the option is to STRETCH the picture to fit the screen (hence the stretched out pup), but it's also possible to crop the picture to fill the screen, fit the picture to the screen, tile the picture, or center the picture on the screen.Ahhh... much better!
To change your desktop background settings in Windows 7:
1. Right-click a blank area of the desktop and choose Personalize
2. Select Desktop Background near the bottom
3. Choose a location from which to select a picture
4. Select your favorite picture
5. Under Picture Position (lower left), select to FillFit, Stretch, Tile or Center from the dropdown menu
6. Save Changes 

Thanks fo Sue A, whose very cute pups inspired this post!


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