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How to change your computers background into something cooler

  • Click on the Start menu button. Then click on Settings and then on Control Panel.

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    Double-click on the Display icon or text link. This will open a window named Display Properties.

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    Click on Background if that tab is not selected. Click on one of the items that appear in the box labeled Wallpaper.

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    Inspect the preview that appears above the Wallpaper menubox. Use the Display menu to the right to experiment with tiling, stretching or centering the picture that you are previewing.

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    Click on Browse to use an image stored elsewhere on your hard drive. Locate the image and click Open.

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    Click OK to change your background, or wallpaper. Click Cancel if you decide to maintain your current settings.


  • Tips & Warnings
    • For background pictures, you can use scanned or digital photographs, an image downloaded from the Internet, or perhaps some original artwork that you created in a graphics program. Graphics files suitable for use typically end with extensions of .bmp, .gif, .jpg, or .tif.
    • Wallpaper consisting of large image files will consume memory and system resources. Consider using a small image and tiling it if resources are scarce.

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    How do I change the font or Text sizen


    1. Go into your Control Panel by first clicking on the Start Button.
    2. Then click on the Control Panel icon located in the right column of the Start Menu.
    3. If your Start Menu is set to the CLASSIC VIEW then begin by clicking on the Start Button.
    4. Then click on Settings, then click on the Control Panel icon to open up the Control Panel.
    5. Now, Double click on the Display icon to open up the Display Properties Window.
    6. Then click on the Appearance tab at the top of the screen.
    7. At the bottom left side of the screen you will see an area to change the Font Size:
    8. Use your mouse to switch between normal, large and extra large according to your preference.
    9. Then click on the OK button to save your changes and exit Display Properties window.
    10. Windows XP will immediately adjust to your new Font Size without restarting your system.
    11. Then close the Control Panel to return back to your Windows Session.

    Jun 10, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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    increase my font size


    You did not specify your operating system.
    For Windows XP
    Go into your Control Panel by first clicking on the Start Button.
    Then click on the Control Panel icon located in the right column of the Start Menu.
    If your Start Menu is set to the Classic View, then begin by clicking on the Start Button.
    Then click on Settings, then click on the Control Panel icon to open up the Control Panel.
    Now, Double click on the Display icon to open up the Display Properties Window.
    Then click on the Appearance tab at the top of the screen.
    At the bottom left side of the screen you will see an area to change the Font Size:
    Use your mouse to switch between normal, large and extra large according to your preference.
    Then click on the OK button to save your changes and exit Display Properties window.
    Windows XP will immediately adjust to your new Font Size without restarting your system.
    Then close the Control Panel to return back to your Windows Session.

    Apr 26, 2011 | Computers & Internet

    2 Answers

    how to change icon size on laprop


    Hi,

    Try to go to this link, on how you change icon size.

    http://www.techtalkz.com/windows-7/516049-how-change-font-size-icon-size-windows-7-a.html

    AnEspera

    Apr 18, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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    i want to change my desktop background


    Click on the Start menu button. Then click on Settings and then on Control Panel.



    Double-click on the Display icon or text link. This will open a window named Display Properties.

    Click on Background if that tab is not selected. Click on one of the items that appear in the box labeled Wallpaper.



    Inspect the preview that appears above the Wallpaper menubox. Use the Display menu to the right to experiment with tiling, stretching or centering the picture that you are previewing.
    5

    Click on Browse to use an image stored elsewhere on your hard drive. Locate the image and click Open.
    6

    Click OK to change your background, or wallpaper. Click Cancel if you decide to maintain your current settings.

    Jan 27, 2011 | Computers & Internet

    1 Answer

    I don't know how to change my screen saver


  • Click the Start menu button. Next, click on Settings and then on Control Panel.

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    Double-click on the Display icon (or on the word Display). This opens a window called Display Properties.

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    Click on Screen Saver. You will see a window with choices related to your screen saver.

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    Click on the Screen Saver list box to view the screen savers that are currently installed on your computer . Select the one you want by clicking on it.

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    Click Settings to adjust factors such as the speed, size and color of the screen saver that you want to use.

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    Click the Preview button to view your new screen saver. If you are not satisfied, go back and change the settings or select a new screen saver from the list of those available.

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    Decide if you want to password-protect the screen saver or to set the amount of time that will elapse before the screen saver comes on, and enter those changes.

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    When you are satisfied, click O

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