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Did you know you can take any photo that you see with Picasa and set your desktop background (wallpaper) to that photo?

You know what I’m talking about, right?  The ‘wallpaper’ or ‘desktop background’ is what you see when you first start your computer.  In Vista a normal desktop looks like this:


Let’s say you have a photo of a flamingo that you’d like to see every time you started your computer – so much more meaningful than what comes with your computer:


Picasa does everything you need.  All you do is view the photo you want, click the Create menu and then Set as Desktop …

Check it out.  It’s done!

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