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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.