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fitting windows 8 lock screen backgound

  1. #1

    fitting windows 8 lock screen backgound

    does an one new how to fit the lock screen background to fit to screen and not cut image off.

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    Posts : 21,863
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Dragon,

    To avoid that issue, it would be best to use an image the same size as your screen resolution.

    Hope this helps,
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    IrfanView is good for resizing images.
    I used it to re-size my desktop & lock screen & metro screen images to my screen resolution.

    Download IrfanView 4.35 -
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