Solved: wallpaper problems windows xp

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Bugsy270

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I use Win XP ver 5.1. I also use a product called Wallpaper Changer. It is directed to use a specific photo folder containing pics of varying sizes. My problem is I cannot get the resulting wallpapers to center. They always stretch. There is no check box in the Changer software to address this. Using desktop display properties does not help either. It gives me 3 options for wallpaper - center, tile or stretch - I click center and ok, but nothing happens. I go back in there and find "stretch" has been highlighted again. What's happening? The stretched images are often poor and pixelated. I want them centered in their original size.
 
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Because your problem is with a third party utility, not with Windows I am going to move it.
 

Bugsy270

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The Wallpaper Changer is the one from Power Toys, so Tech Support would be Microsoft I suppose (yech). Also, the Display settings I referred to are the ones in Win XP, and that is where I think the problem may lie (since there are no options in the Changer for stretch or center).
 

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Microsoft offers no support for Power Toys, so I tried your idea of a fresh install and voila, pics are centering per command. Thanks for advice.
 
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That's great news, and thanks for sharing it. I will mark your thread solved.
 
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