Sony vaio back ground image shows half of the image. i chenged to tile ,stretch ,and normal postion but no result. but , works fine when i open browsers.
can you please help me to troubleshoot this issue?
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<p>Click on the Start menu button. Then click on Settings and then on Control Panel.<br /></li>
<p>Double-click on the Display icon or text link. This will open a window named Display Properties.<br /></li>
<p>Click on Background if that tab is not selected. Click on one of the items that appear in the box labeled Wallpaper.<br /></li>
<p>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.<br /></li>
<p>Click on Browse to use an image stored elsewhere on your <a href="http://www.ehow.com/how_5177_change-background-picture.html#">hard drive</a>. Locate the image and click Open.<br /></li>
<p>Click OK to change your background, or wallpaper. Click Cancel if you decide to maintain your current settings.<br /></li><br />
<span>Tips & Warnings</span>
For background pictures, you can use scanned or digital photographs, an image downloaded from <a href="http://www.ehow.com/internet/">the Internet</a>, 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.</li>
Wallpaper consisting of large image files will consume memory and system resources. Consider using a small image and tiling it if resources are scarce.</li></ul><br />
Customizing the picture on your Windows XP desktop, also known as "wallpaper", is an easy way to personalize your computer. You can use a picture of anything you choose; your loved ones, pets, vacation snapshots, Elvis dancing with the Tooth Fairy, the sky is literally the limit!
In order to get started, locate a picture you would like to make your desktop image. Select it, and in the Tasks pane on the left side, choose "Set as Desktop Background".
It's as easy as that!
(Advanced hint: If you'd like to make changes to the picture's orientation, or tiling, or stretching, you can right-click the desktop, and then click Properties. Choose the Desktop tab and you can make adjustments. )
I'm guessing you're referring to the Windows desktop background. But if not, please provide additional information.
The Windows desktop background is the image on the desktop that appears behind the shortcuts. To change the background, please follow the steps below:
1. Open the "Display Properties" screen by placing the mouse cursor over a blank area of the desktop. Click the right mouse button to access the context menu and choose "Properties". You can also access the "Display Properties" screen by clicking on Start, select Control Panel, and then Appearances and Themes. Open the "Display" shortcut.
2. Select the "Desktop" tab from the "Display Properties" screen.
3. Pick a picture from the Background list by clicking on it and click on "Center, Tile or Stretch" to select the position. Personal pictures in the "My Pictures" folder are listed by name in the Background list.
4. Choose a background picture in another location by clicking on the "Browse" button. You can use any files with the following extensions: .bmp, .dib, .gif, .htm or .jpg. Click on "Center, Tile or Stretch" to select the position.
Click the picture or color that you want to use for your desktop
If the picture you want to use isn't in the list of desktop
background pictures, click an item in the Picture location
list to see other categories, or click Browse to search
for the picture on your computer. When you find the picture that you want,
double-click it. It will become your desktop background.
Look for pictures in other locations on your
Under Picture position, click the arrow and
choose whether to crop the picture to fill the screen, fit the picture to the
screen, stretch the picture to fit the screen, tile the picture, or center the
picture on the screen, and then click Save
If you choose to have a fitted or centered picture as your desktop
background, you can also frame your picture with a color background. Under Picture position, click Fit or Center. Click Change background color,
click a color, and then click OK.
To make any picture stored on your computer (or a picture you are
currently viewing) your desktop background, right-click the picture, and then
click Set as Desktop Background.
1. on the desktop, click start 2. click Control Panel 3. in Control Panel window, click Display 4. in Display Properties window, click Desktop tab 5. click Browse... button then browse to find image file and double click on it 6. in Position click v for choice of center, tile or stretch the new background to fill the screen 7. click OK button to save and exit
Hi Adrien, the easiest way to set a picture as a Windows background is to open the picture in your web browser and right click on it. A menu box should appear, about half way down you should see an option labeled *Set as Background*. Left click on that option and Windows will automatically use that picture as you background image and tile it to fill your entire desktop. Alternatively if you have Windows XP and use the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer program to display the picture the process is the same except when you right click on the picture the selection will be *Set as Desktop Background*. When you select that option it will do the same thing. If you don?t like the tiled effect right click on the desktop and select properties from the popup menu. In the display properties box that appears click on the Desktop tab, and in the lower right hand corner you will see a field labeled *Position*. Left click on the pull down arrow and select center or stretch, depending on what effect you want.
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