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I want to scan a picture and have it appear as my desktop, how do I do that?  Where do I transfer the picture to and how do I put it on my desktop.
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here is your answer

1. Scan the image
2. Save image with the following info. etc..

name: name it something you will recognize

the type of file: bitmap or bmp

directory you want to save it in is
c:\windows


then to put this as your background right click on your desktop select properties then go to the background tab under where it says wallpaper click on browse then look for the picture you scanned in it should be there. click on it then click on apply wallah now your scanned image is your desktop
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here is your answer

1. Scan the image
2. Save image with the following info. etc..

name: name it something you will recognize

the type of file: bitmap or bmp

directory you want to save it in is
c:\windows


then to put this as your background right click on your desktop select properties then go to the background tab under where it says wallpaper click on browse then look for the picture you scanned in it should be there. click on it then click on apply wallah now your scanned image is your desktop
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sorry it got posted twice the server was telling me that it didn;t connect I guess it did
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