How To Turn Your Favorite Photos Into Desktop WallpaperWritten by Donna D. Fontenot
Since digital cameras have become popular, more and more people are learning how to upload photos to their computer. Many of these photos are cherished memories such as pictures of our children, grandchildren, pets, or vacation shots. Most of us want to be able to display our favorite pictures as background wallpaper on our computer screens, but not everyone is aware of how easy it is to accomplish this. The following instructions will show you how to turn your favorite photos into desktop wallpaper.
For Windows Users:
Windows XP: Right click on photo name or icon. Click on option that says, "Set as desktop background". That's all there is to it!
Windows 98, 95 or NT: Right click on photo name or icon. Click on option that says, "Set as Background". That's all there is to it!
For Mac Users:
If you've got System 8.5 or higher: Go to Apple menu and select Appearance Control Panel. Click on Desktop tab. If you already have wallpaper on your desktop, click on Remove Picture button to remove your old wallpaper. Now use Select Picture button to select image you want to use. Then, press Set Desktop button and close window.
Discovery of Windows XP firewall covert abilities.Written by Serge Grabo
XP Firewall Control overbuilds Window XP firewall. SphinxSoftware has started development of a new consumer product line for personal network security. The first product of line - XP Firewall control – has been released. Basing on firewall included into Windows XP Service Pack 2, XP Firewall control expands area of application of firewall and offers new approaches to application security. Every application being behind firewall has its own object and unique behavior. Therefore, there is no a universal approach to determine beforehand which type of network access will be safe for an application. As result, application network access requires individual adjustments. The purpose of adjustment is to define a proper “security zone” for application. XP Firewall Control allows composing, storing and using security zones for a single application and for application group. Using all present abilities of Windows XP firewall, XP Firewall Control extends them with application level security model, introduces per-application named security zones and allows security zone manipulation at friendly consumer level.