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2answers
484 views

Display webpage on desktop background (WinXP)

I want to display a website on the desktop background imitating the functionality of Active Desktop (I decided against using it because it is really limited). Here's what I'm looking for: It should ...
5
votes
4answers
710 views

When exactly does a Windows program pause running?

I have an app that needs to run for long period unattended on Windows XP and 7. I have it running on a remote machine that has LogMeIn installed so I can look at it from afar. The program has regular ...
1
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1answer
447 views

How can I get Chrome's new tab shortcut to open tabs in background?

When I press the new tab shortcut key CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER it opens in the foreground. How can I change it to open background? I'm using Chrome 10.0.648.204 portable.
3
votes
1answer
6k views

Set Windows XP desktop background with group policy

I need to set a specific desktop background picture to a number of Windows XP machines. Is it possible to use some group policy for this or must I do it one by one?
1
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1answer
71 views

How to run system commands in the backgroud on Windows?

When I type a command and make it run on Windows XP, a black dos screen always flashes. So how can I ignore this?
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2answers
456 views

Application for Auto-Scaling backgrounds in Windows XP

One thing that's always annoyed me about windows XP is how there's no "scale" option for the desktop background. It either has to be stretched or centered. It's a pretty simple algorithm to scale the ...
1
vote
4answers
147 views

Windows XP screen chopped off

One of the teachers at the school I support has a Dell Latitude E5500 and about 3/4 of the desktop shows just fine, but the right 1/4 shows whatever was on there last, like it's not refreshing (yes I ...
5
votes
4answers
8k views

Schedule Windows XP wallpaper change without additional apps

Ideally, I'd like to be able to do this through a batch file or VB script, so I can schedule it to run at different times of the day (dark wallpaper at night vs. light wallpaper at day). I am aware ...
1
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1answer
1k views

WinXP change login background

How to i change the login background in windows XP?
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1answer
323 views

Desktop picture problem

I've put a picture on my desktop, but it disappears. This happens only when I put my laptop in a hibernation mode. When I turn it on, there is blank desktop (but containing icons), and my picture ...
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votes
9answers
15k views

How do you get multiple monitors to display different background images in XP

I am wanting to get a nice, lightweight solution to having multiple monitors display different background images. I know that the existing thinking is install UltraMon or Display Fusion. I am also ...
5
votes
3answers
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Set Windows XP Lock Screen Background

I've googled this a bit, but have yet to find anything. I have 4 monitors. when I lock my screen via win+L, it turns 3 of them to the background color selected in background options, and the 4th one ...