Downloaded image from Wikimedia Commons the other day. For some reason the image landed in Windows Photo Gallery by default. Still can't figure out how to get it out of there.

When I right-click, the only options are "Open With", "Set As Desktop Background", "Open File Location", "Copy", "Delete", and "Properties." I do NOT see any option that allows me to right-click and save the image on desktop.

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BobBarr Premium
When you click on "Open File Location", a new window will open displaying the directory that contains the file. The file itself will be selected (highlighted). (#1 below)

Scroll the directory tree (in the left column) to the top so that you can see the "Desktop" folder. (#2 below)

Left-click and hold on the selected file. (#3 below)

Drag your mouse over to the "Desktop" line in the left column and release the left mouse button. (#3 below)

The file will be copied to your desktop.

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Your directory window may show thumbnail images rather the lines that I showed. Dragging and dropping the thumbnail image will work exactly as I've shown.
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BooBish Premium
Yes, I see where you're getting at. I just did some research and understand that the image that's showing in Windows Photo Gallery is NOT really in this Photo Gallery but is actually located in a C: folder or something like that.

So I found where the image was really located. However, upon trying to drag it over to the desktop, there was an error message saying how the file name is the same as the one elsewhere (don't remember EXACT words).
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BobBarr Premium
A duplicate name message indicates that there's already a file with the same name on your desktop. You should have been presented with three options:

1. Replace the existing file -- This overwrites the file that's already on your desktop.

2. Keep both files -- This appends a "(1)" to the file name of the moved file and leaves the original file alone.

3. Cancel -- Leaves everything as it was.
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BooBish Premium
Okay, I'll have to find the image again, since I deleted the Windows Photo Gallery (with the image) that was on the desktop, and consequently the image in the C: location also disappeared. I may download the image from Wikimedia Commons again.

Will refer back here and follow the instructions you provided if necessary. Thanks.
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ElwinDutton Premium
Maybe this will help you. You can also do an exact screen shot of the image and save as to desktop to.

http://www.wikihow.com/Use-Windows-Photo-Gallery
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BooBish Premium
Didn't find the answer in the link article.
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