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Change Photos Background

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    Change Photos Background


    All right! A pair of geniuses showed me how to change the Start Page background. About a month ago, I pasted a picture on my Photos background (Commander Riker is standing there with a horrified look, explaining "It all started with Windows 8!" But the picture is blurry, and I can't figure out how to get rid of it.

    Any geniuses available?

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    Are you talking about the picture metro app (tile)?
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    Open Photo app and navigate to which Photo you want to set for BG then right click on the photo. You'll see the popup on bottom left corner with an Icon: Set As
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    Yes. I click on the tile named "Photos," and I'm stuck with that ugly blurry picture.
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    Click image for larger version

    Edit: Right click on picture then left click on Icon then left click to select
    Last edited by topgundcp; 25 Jan 2013 at 22:18.
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    I had to left click instead of right click, but it worked fine. Thank you to the geniuses who helped.
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