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27 February 2004 1252 GMT
Alaska to Arizona: The ultimate roadtrip

Sarah Turner hits the road for the solo drive of her life. Download these pictures from her adventure as your wallpaper. If you're not sure how, follow the instructions below.

Pictures from Sarah's trip. Please be patient, we've kept them at a high quality for your enjoyment, so they may take some time to download.

Read the latest from
Sarah's roadtrip diary

Instructions to download wallpaper


1. Find out how big your screen is. Shrink your browser window and click with the right mouse button on an empty piece of desktop. A pop-up menu should appear. Select 'Properties'. A box will appear with tabs across the top. Select the 'Settings' tab and on the right-hand side of the box, it should say 'Desktop Area' and tell you how big your screen resolution is.

2. Come back to this webpage. Click on the PC link above that is the same size as your screen. For screens bigger than 1024x768 use the 1024x768 option. The picture should now load in your browser.

3. Click on the picture with your right mouse button and a menu will appear. Select the 'Set As Wallpaper' option.

4. Click on the 'back' button in your browser to return to this page.

Mac OS

1. Find out how big your screen is. Click on the Apple menu, then select 'Control Panels > Monitors & Sound'. A window will appear telling you how big the resolution of your screen is.

2. Come back to this webpage. Click on the link above that's the same size as your screen, hold the mouse button down so that a menu appears. Netscape users select 'Save this link As...' and Internet Explorer Users select 'Download Link to Disk'. Save the file to your desktop.

3. Move the downloaded wallpaper file (?????.jpg) into your wallpapers directory. First time users make a directory at the top level of your hard disk called 'Wallpapers' and move it there.

4. Click on the Apple menu, then select 'Control Panels > Desktop Pictures'. A window will appear. On the left-hand side hit the 'Picture' button. On the right-hand side hit the 'Select Picture' button.

If you have a 'Remove Picture' button instead of a 'Select Picture' button hit this and your current desktop wallpaper will be removed, the 'Select Picture' button will now appear. A file selector box will appear, choose your wallpapers directory and then the wallpaper file (??????.jpg). Hit open followed by 'Set Desktop'.

Picture: Sarah Turner: link Diary of a roadtrip
Follow Sarah on her 10,000 miles across Canada and the USA in the pages of her online diary.
Picture: Sarah and Land Cruiser: link Photos from a roadtrip
Get the feel of life on the road with Sarah with pictures from her trip sent back via satellite.
Graphic: Route map: link Alaska - Arizona route map
How is Sarah doing? Watch her progress on the route map as she drives her 10,000 miles challenge.
Graphic: Message board: link Roadtrip message board
Send Sarah your messages of support throughout her adventures across Canada and the USA.

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