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Why is always all wallpapers I use bad quality?
When I download them, it's perfect.
When I use them, it's like 240p

The only good quality wallpapers are windows 7 wallpapers who are already in the computer.

How do I make the wallpapers quality better?
 
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Make sure the wallpaper you download is at least the same resolution as your display.

For example: say your laptop has a screen resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels, then choose a wallpaper with at least those pixel size. The Desktop Nexus wallpaper site is a great place to get high-resolution wallpapers.

Your computer is a netbook, very limited in hardware and usage. It uses Windows 7 Home Starter edition, which is quite a bit more neutered and the Aero feature is not available on the Starter edition.
 

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I use Windows 7 Professional 32-bit and thanks for the links.

Do I have to install ALL of the drivers ?

My screen resolution is set at 1024x600, so do I need to make the picture at that size?
 

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To get the best looking picture for your resolution, yes it would be best to trim the pictures to 1024x600.
 
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When you select a quality image as your desktop, windows converts the image to a jpg file with a pretty high (poor) compression ratio, and renames it to transcodedwallpaper.jpg

A way around this is to save your quality bmp/png image as a jpg file with minimum (zero) compression. Naming your modified image as transcodedwallpaper.jpg and dropping it in the C:\Users\Your User Name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes folder. Voila! A quality desktop background.

A longer explanation is available here.
 
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ALL of What Drivers??

Actually, wallpapers should be best stored in C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper

That is where ALL the Windows 7 wallpapers are stored natively by Windows 7.

They may be stored as the following types: jpeg, png, or bmp
 

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I think I have to change the size of the picture for a good quality, do you guys have any ideas on how to?
 

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Check out one or two of the programs listed in our Freeware DB under the section "Image Creators / Photo Editors" (The IrfanView Viewer won't do what you need)
 
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The resolution for your Asus Eee PC 1001 is: 1024 x 600 pixels or a 1.71 to 1 ratio.

Just convert the widescreen wallpapers you want to that resolution. A website that has the ability to convert to your screen size is: www.desktopnexus.com

Try this site, it will resize them online for you and it's free: http://www.picresize.com/
 
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