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How do you change the desktop wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter?

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Quick Answer

Though you cannot change the background wallpaper in Windows Starter Edition by default, you can download a third-party program and change the wallpaper anytime you like. Microsoft has created Windows 7 Starter in a way that operates efficiently on a netbook and on computers with low-end specifications.

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How do you change the desktop wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter?
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Full Answer

  1. Download the Oceanis Change Background Windows 7 program

    Search online for Oceanis Change Background Windows 7 using your favorite web browser. Download the program, and follow the instructions for installation.

  2. Reboot your computer

    After the installation completes, reboot your computer to finalize the process. Wait 10 seconds, then power up your computer. After it restarts, notice a new wallpaper with a greeting from Oceanis.

  3. Open the desktop shortcut

    Oceanis places a shortcut on your desktop for convenience. Double-click the shortcut to open the program. Within the program, you can find options for selecting a new wallpaper from your folders and for setting the display scale on your screen.

  4. Change your wallpaper

    Click Browse, and navigate to the folder that contains your backgrounds. If you prefer a background from a website, download the image to your preferred folder. Select a wallpaper as your new default. Oceanis also provides an option to select several backgrounds in a slideshow format.

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