Article ID : S500011253 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

How to set background of desktop in Windows Vista?

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  • Setting up the background of desktop in Windows Vista?
  • Restoring the desktop background to default settings?

Users can set up the desktop background in Personalization.
Please follow the steps below to set up the desktop background.
  1. Right click on the blank area of the desktop, and then click Personalize.


  2. Click Desktop Background in Personalization.


  3. Click beside Picture Location, and then choose a desktop background.



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    To use a picture that's not listed, click Browse and choose the preferred picture.



  4. Choose the preferred desktop background.


  5. Click OK.

  6. Return to the Personalization dialog box, and the click ×(Close) apply the changes.