One of the biggest limitations of Windows 7 Starter is that users cannot, by default, change the wallpaper. Due to this restriction, most netbook owners are stuck with the standard Windows 7 logo background instead of a beautiful Windows 7 theme, family photo or awesome art. We’re going to show you how to change the wallpaper on Windows 7 Starter in just a few minutes.

The best thing about this hack is that all you have to do is install a small program to Windows 7 Starter and you’ll be able to change the wallpaper.


DownloadSquad runs through all the details of changing the wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter with a small program called StarterBackGroundChanger. This installer file is written in French but if you click next ‘Suivant’ a few times you’ll be changing wallpapers and setting up slideshows before you know it.

The program to change your wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter is free and only has one ad shown during the personalization screen.