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Automatic black background

  1. #1

    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Automatic black background

    I've got a primarily white wallpaper centered on my desktop. It's surrounded by black borders. In windows 7 and XP I had the possibility of changing the basic background color, I don't see it in 8.1 anymore.

    I'd like to change it to white.

    Any ideas?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64

    Maybe someone else knows if there's a way to set the wallpaper background. In the meantime all I can suggest is to use an image editor such as IrfanView or another that lets you choose the background color when creating a new image. Then just paste your image into the selection area.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1

    Under where you have chosen to center your wallpaper
    Click image for larger version
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  4. #4

    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Yeah well I ended up Photoshopping it in the middle of a 1920x1080 white canvas. Thanks for the tips anyway!
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