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Desktop background zooming error

  1. #1

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    windows 8

    Desktop background zooming error

    Hey everyone, this is my first post.

    I recently got a windows 8 asus laptop, with 15.6 inch screen. I have a folder of pictures that Ive taken in the past, but when I try to set one as either a desktop background or lock screen, it zooms all the way in on a part of the picture ruining it. how can I prevent this? when i press set as desktop background, I want to have that same image set. not a zoomed in version of it. Thanks everyone
    (not sure if this is the right place for this post. If not, my apologies)

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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,859
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Llane, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    What is your screen resolution, and what are the dimensions of the picture? Using an image that is the same size as your screen resolution, or same aspect ratio, will give you the best results.

    For your desktop background, you might also see if testing the image with the different fill, fit, etc.... picture positions at step 11 in the tutorial below to see which one it may look best with.
    Hope this helps for now,
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