In the control panels choose
"Display" icon. (or: display local menu on the desktop using the right mouse button and choose "Properties")
Now you can choose of the offered wallpapers supplied together with Windows, or you can use the "Browse" button and select the wallpaper from hard disk, e. g. from a directory in which you have your
The preview specifies location of the picture on the desk top; it is important especially for smallish pictures than is your current settings. You can place the
picture in the center, side by side or to spread onto the whole desk top.
The "Pattern" is designed for decoration around the picture in case you wanna place it in the
Easier and more comfortable way is to use the function for placing the pictures on the desk top in some of the picture viewers, in this case ACDSee
2. Internet Explorer
When browsing in Internet you can find many wallpapers for Windows. Many people know this, but but a lot of them do not know about the function in the
Internet Explorer that enables to place the wallpaper on the desk top. You just click the right mouse button on the picture and choose "Set as wallpaper".