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I cannoy get a pic on my desk top. When I open "display" on the control panel and click om "desktop" I nannot get the pointer to light up a file w/picture. The word "browse' is whitewd out.

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Right click on the pic and choose set as desktop background.....

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My hp desktop with intel pentium 4 works for a a few seconds when plugged into power,but after it keeps running and displays "power save mode""


Hi, try this: assuming you're running XP. right click an empty space on the desk top, left click properties, click screen saver.
click power. click all the drop down boxes and select "never"
click apply then O.K.
the other way is: control panel, open power options

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How to change the mouse sensitivity


<p>Click on the "Start" button in the lower left corner of your computer screen to open the Start menu so you can change the mouse sensitivity. Locate the control panel link on the right-hand column of the Start menu and click on the link.<br /> <p><br /> <p>Wait for the Control Panel manu to open and then locate the "Search Control Panel" bar at the top of the menu on the the right-hand side. Type in "mouse" (no quote marks) in the window and locate the mouse menu at the top, left side of the menu.<br /> <p><br /> <p>Locate the link that says "Change Button Settings" at the bottom of the mouse menu and click on the link. When the mouse properties window appears, locate the tabs at the top of the window and find the one that says "Pointer Options."<br /> <p><br /> <p>Click on the "Pointer Options" window tab and locate the heading that says "Motion." In the Motion section, find the slide ajustment bar that is labeled "Slow" on the left side and "Fast" on the right side of the bar.<br /> <p><br /> <p>Move the bar according to your desired speed and preferences, and click on the "Apply" button on the lower right-hand side of the window.<br /> <p><br /> <p>Click the "OK" button on the lower left-hand side of the window, which will take you back to the default window. Verify that the mouse sensitivity is according to your needs and readjust if necessary by repeating these steps.<br />

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How do I return "Add a program" to the Control Panel under Programs?


I have found that the best way to adjust your mouse settings is to create a control panel in your bottom toolbar scroll to the bottom of your screen right click you will see an array of options select the toolbar option then select desktop then you will see the desktop in the bottom toolbar select the 2 >>arrow heads then all control panel items then select mouse this is in WINDOWS 7 and windows 8 once you open the mouse you will see mouse and keyboard center link mid page click on that to change your mouse right click
in XP you will have to select the new toolbar option once you have that a browse option select my computer then control panel then a control panel option will be in the bottom toolbar Click start right click on my computer select properties device manager control scroll to mice and pointing devices you might see a yellow question mark? right update driver Click on >> control panel all control panel items mouse you should see 4 tabs buttons pointers pointer options and hardware under hardware you have options to troubleshoot also you can select properties under driver you will have the options update driver rollback driver or uninstall in xp. In windows 7 click start control panel hardware and sound mouse you will see the same tabs and options as with xp
Hope this helps.

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When i left click on my curser it wont open anything



I have found that the best way to adjust your mouse settings is to create a control panel in your bottom toolbar scroll to the bottom of your screen right click you will see an array of options select the toolbar option then select desktop


then you will see the desktop in the bottom toolbar select the 2 >>arrow heads then all control panel items then select mouse this is in WINDOWS 7


in XP you will have to select the new toolbar option once you have that a browse option select my computer then control panel then a control panel option will be in the bottom toolbar



click on >> control panel all control panel items mouse you should see

(4 tabs buttons pointers pointer options)


and hardware under hardware you have options to troubleshoot also you can select properties under driver you will have the options update driver rollback driver or uninstall in xp


in windows 7 click start control panel hardware and sound mouse you will see the same tabs and options as with xp

hope this helps

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Stop mouse blinking when start open windows and over screen color resolution and size


make sure the mouse Ps 2 or the usb plug has a good seating if applicable or if its batteries that are good


I have found that the best way to adjust your mouse settings is to create a control panel in your bottom toolbar scroll to the bottom of your screen right click you will see an array of options select the toolbar option then select desktop


then you will see the desktop in the bottom toolbar select the 2 >>arrow heads then all control panel items then select mouse this is in WINDOWS 7


in XP you will have to select the new toolbar option once you have that a browse option select my computer then control panel then a control panel option will be in the bottom toolbar

click start right click on my computer select properties device manager control scroll to mice and pointing devices you might see a yellow question mark? right update driver


click on >> control panel all control panel items mouse you should see 4 tabs buttons pointers pointer options and hardware under hardware you have options to troubleshoot also you can select properties under driver you will have the options update driver rollback driver or uninstall in xp


in windows 7 click start control panel hardware and sound mouse you will see the same tabs and options as with xp



Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll to display adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question mark ? or exclamation mark ! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers
You might need to upgrade your graphics card drivers

you might have to remove your graphics card to make sure the socket is clean
restart your computer the reinstall it this should activate found new hardware wizard
if your computer came with a mother board disk the drivers could be on it

click start control panel display desktop you can select a different desktop from the drop down list
or a browse button where you can select different pictures this may vary depending on your operating system

also you can change the settings for more or less pixels or from the drop down list pick the appropriate level of color range or troubleshoot also select advanced then general dpi normal size,larger size or custom settings
always click APPLY after making any changes


hope this helps

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How do i change my cursor?


Go to Start and select Control Panel. In the Control Panel window click on Mouse. Now the Mouse Properties window should be open. Select the Pointers tab, now select the pointer you want to change. What I mean by that is that what your point looks like when nothing is going on, is different from the pointer that appears when a program is trying to load and so forth. Once you select the pointer you want to change, click on Browse... and a whole bunch of pointer options will come up that you can select and use.

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A photo I saved onto my Pictures file off the internet now appears on my desk top on top of my desk top image. I csn't get rid of this picture. How can I return my Samsung Netbook to factory settings?


right click on your desktop and go to properties, Click on the desktop tab and change your wallpaper to whatever you want. If you dont see a pic you like in that list click on browse to find the one you want.

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If your running xp you probably have a folder with unused icons if not you can always make new short cuts. Just go to programs and the program you want to add short cut to you right click on then go to send to and click add desktop short cut.

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Open Control panel, open Display. Display Properties will open on your desk top. Click the Desktop tab. Set position for stretch.
If this is not what you want than find a clear spot down at the task bar. Right click once a pop up window will open, pick your flavor. Still not what you want? Explain in more detail what you want.
Enjoy..

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