Another method to change the desktop wallpaper in Windows is to open up the Personalize option on the desktop (called Properties in Windows XP). To do this, do the following:.
Right-click on the desktop and select Personalize. (Or in the Windows 10 menu, go to Settings > Customization > History.).
In Windows 8/7/Vista via Control board's Customization applet, and in Windows XP using the Present Control board applet.
Under the History dropdown, select Image.
You can choose to use a pre-loaded image from Microsoft or select Browse to find a different picture on your hard disk drive.
You can also determine if you want the image to fit, stretch, or fill up the display, or even for it to be tiled, centered, or covered across several displays.
Some versions of Windows have additional alternatives here, like immediately transforming the desktop wallpaper after so-many secs, which can be found in handy if you do not wish to settle with simply one history.