Why is my background image blurred?

  bigggles 11:04 16 Dec 06
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When I right click on an image to set it as my desktop background, why is the result often blurred, and how can this be avoided?

  anskyber 11:21 16 Dec 06

It could be that the image is a thumb nail image and therefore containing just a few pixels which will show as blurred on a desktop.

If you are using XP try opening the picture and using the set as background facility in my pictures pane on the left. Highlighting the pic should give you the size of the file under details.

  Mark McC 14:22 21 Dec 06

if you are saving a picture from a website dont save the thumb nail like anskyber said open the full image and then set it as your background

Mark McC, Merry Christmas

  terryf 01:20 23 Dec 06

Better still, don't have any background, you will see you shortcuts more easily :-)

  SLAYER 08:45 23 Dec 06

or don't have any shortcuts,and see your background in all its glory.

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