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How do I delete Desktop Background I set by mistake

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I opened a web page & clicked on a picture & then clicked on it again to enlarge & then right clicked & was given the option to set the picture as my Desktop Background & now I can't get rid of it & can't find where the image is stored. How do I get rid of it?

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Right click anywhere on your desktop and click PROPERTIES. A "Display Properties" window will show up. Click on DESKTOP tab and set the Background picture to whatever you prefer.

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Is it listed along with other wallpaper pictures? If so, it is probably in C:\windows\web\wallpaper.

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Right click anywhere on your desktop and click PROPERTIES. A "Display Properties" window will show up. Click on DESKTOP tab and set the Background picture to whatever you prefer.

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Thanks so much. So easy, I'm embarrassed I couldn't figure it out!!!!!

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You are welcome.