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Try getting in Control panel , click on Classic view from Left hand side top and you would see an option which says Display, click on that and you have desktop where you can select the background of your choice and click on apply.
Or else if you have any picture which you would like to make as background, make a right click on th epicture and you would see th eoption Set as Background,select and Background would be changed.

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