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Is it possible to set an html5 file as desktop background on windows 10? [duplicate]

I don't think it can be difficult to understand the question. Thanks in advance
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How to set a custom background image in ConEmu?

I'm trying to set a custom background in my ConEmu console and I'm a bit puzzled as to the settings I need. The documentation mentions a number of Windows registry entries but it isn't clear to me ...
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Determine location of current wallpaper

I have a very large folder of wallpapers that I have Windows regularly rotating. The folder is too large for it to be practical to find an image simply by thumbnail. Occasionally, one will come up ...
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Setting up Dual-display with seperate Images

How can I set a Different background on each monitor when using dual-display? Currently I have One background and it sets it as both Monitors backgrounds.
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Is there a wallpaper changer for Linux like 500 Firepaper for Android? [closed]

500 Firepaper is a wonderful Android app that displays the latest images from 500px as your wallpaper, depending on which categories you choose to display. Is there something similar for Linux ...
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Active Directory - Deploying Wallpaper / GPO “Files” Permissions

I have tried to deploy wallpaper with active directory and it seems everything is working, up until the point where the image seems to have permission issues. At first I thought it was the image, but ...
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Is it possible to use an image in the background of the log on screen?

I found a way to change the background colour but I couldn't find any way to use an image instead. When you boot the computer you're presented with the lock screen before you go to the log on one, so ...
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How can I change Windows 7 Embedded desktop background?

I have just taken delivery of an HP t510 Thin Client, which I am currently configuring. However, for the default auto-logon user account, I cannot figure out how to change the desktop background. I ...
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How to group wallpapers/photos according to their colors?

I have several workspaces and I'd like them to be distinguishable by the wallpapers. On the other hand, I'd like to have some form of wallpaper rotation on each workspace. Is there any ready ...
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Bing Desktop local image folder

Bing Desktop used to store images at C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\BingDesktop\themes\. After the latest update to 1.3.395 the images are no longer stored there. Did anyone find the new ...
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How can I change my wallpaper based on the wifi network or SSID?

I'm looking for a way to change my desktop wallpaper based on remembered Wifi Networks. (Windows 8.1)
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How to set Chrome browser image as wallpaper in Linux?

I want to set an image in Chrome browser as desktop wallpaper without explicitly downloading the image. Something like ...
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Change desktop background to another default installation background

It is easy to change the background in Windows 8.1, but in Configuration panel - Desktop Backgrounds, I cannot choose those backgrounds that are available upon installation of Windows 8. I can choose ...
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windows 8 local html file as background

As far as i can tell, windows officially removed option to set web page and/or local html as desktop wallpaper, when win vista was released.. Personally i, as web developer, totally loved this ...
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How to set lock on desktop wallpaper change?

I want to know that how to disable or lock the permission of changing desktop wallpaper for standard and limited users from admin side. Is it possible I want to know, if yes then please anyone tell ...
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Windows 8 Desktop background lock orientation

I have chosen a desktop background and I am having a beef with it because when I rotate the desktop, so does the background. I wonder how its possible change settngs so that the desktop background ...
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How do I set a background image on a running terminal emulator?

I don't know if this is possible. I would like to make cmus use album art as my terminal's background. I found a number of terminals that can display background images (aterm seems to be the most ...
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XFCE4 doesn't remember wallpaper settings

I have a problem. When I set wallpaper to List, and add couple of wallpapers to it, it works. But after reboot it reverts to blank. When I go to the settings, it shows then previous setting of ...
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Windows 8.1 default (system) lock screen customization

Recently, I've reinstalled Windows on my laptop, upgrading it from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1. Now, I want to change the theme (or at least, wallpaper) which is shown on the screen before any user logs ...
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How do I add in a shortcut on the shutdown menu to a program?

I would like to add a shortcut to this menu here: Does anyone know how to accomplish this? I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 (6.1, Build 7601)
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Windows 7 Online Desktop Background Changer [closed]

I am looking for a software which will change my desktrop background image every 30 minutes - 1 hour from some random gallery online, I do not care much. I am looking for high - res pictures ( 2000 ...
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How to add “current desktop location” to context menu of desktop [windows 8 x64]

In Windows 7 I used "right click extender" from the Windows Club it was using this code: 'Open Desktop Wallpaper File Location Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell") Set fso = ...
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Windows 8 wallpaper quality

So, this is pretty straightforward if you look at the image: I have a high res 1920x1080 image. I cropped it to 1920x1080, and when I set it as wallpaper, it gets very low in quality. My display ...
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Where does Windows store its current wallpaper? [duplicate]

I created an image for a desktop wallpaper and set the image directly in Windows (not from a browser). However, the image file I made is no longer on my computer, but the wallpaper is still there. How ...
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Retrieve an old desktop wallaper on Mac OS X

I liked one of my wallpapers which had a Windows-like background. I changed it to something else for some reason. Now I want to get it it back but I cannot find it. I don't know the file name. I ...
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Windows 7 Event Log for Desktop Background Change

We had an issue with our company where someone changed the desktop background on a shared machine to something inappropriate. We're trying to find out if Windows performs logging of when the desktop ...
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Windows 7 Professional wallpaper keeps disappearing

I have a legal and activated copy of windows 7 professional. However for some reason my wallpaper keeps disappearing and defaulting to black? I have no idea why, please help. I have already tried ...
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win7 desktop wallpaper, select all pictures in a folder via registry

Is there a location in the registry that allows me to select all pictures in a folder for the Win7 wallpaper rotation. When my laptop goes off and on the dockingstation, that selection is somehow ...
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Is there a way to have Windows 7 slideshow wallpapers on 2 screens

UltraMon which i use allows each screen to have it's own wallpaper but it doesn't have the slideshow feature that windows 7 has but the problem is that windows 7 shows the same wallpaper on both ...
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Windows 7 Pro can't change background

Up until yesterday I could change my desktop background as much as I want. Now I can only set it to a solid color, or to an image from internet explorer. I tried going to my theme folder as described ...
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Editing GPO Programmatically

I have a batch file that I'm using to update a large group of computers. This batch file works, for the most part. Where it fails is when the computer has been set up to "Disable Active Desktop" under ...
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How to change desktop background in Windows 7

Due to group policies enforced on our systems, we can't change the background of our desktop permanently. The IE's "Set as desktop background" is working but temporarily. PS: I have got administrator ...
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Windows 8 wallpaper slideshow simply does not work - Fresh Install

this has been driving me crazy for the past few days, I have a fresh and clean install of Windows 8 Pro 64Bit (Activated - Not upgrade). I have about 50 JPEG wallpapers that I want to set as a ...
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On Windows 7 Mutiple Wallpaper Scenario: How would I get the filename of the currently-displayed Wallpaper? [duplicate]

Given a Windows 7 Mutiple wallpaper setup. I'm talking about hundreds of wallpapers in a folder. Wallpapers on my desktop change every 5 minutes. Sometimes I see a wallpaper that I want to delete, ...
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Repeat a diagonal logo to make a seamless background image

My question is on the best way to produce a tileable background image from a simple text logo. The logo is to be rotated so it is at an angle and then a small tileable image is to be made from it. An ...
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How can firefox change the wallpaper when the administrator blocks that feature? [closed]

Firefox is able to change the desktop background, despite that feature being blocked by my admin. How do they do it?
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Can't change Windows 8 wallpaper. Is this a bug?

I've installed Windows 8 on a single-screen desktop computer. I can't, for the life of me, get the desktop wallpaper to change. I have done two things: 1) I right-mouse click on a file that ...
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How to restore Active Desktop if Themes is locked via GPO?

My company forces Active Desktop upon everybody so that it can display a (monthly-rotated) corporate wallpaper.jpg. Problem is, some computers (including my laptop) somehow experienced some errors ...
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How to run an directx or opengl application as desktop background?

Well, on windows 7 you have only the ability for slide shows, but there is fortunately a trick to enable desktop video backgrounds on Windows 7 using the Vista (DreamScene) DLL files. Now I was ...
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Windows 8 Start Screen Wallpaper File Location?

I was wondering if there is a specific file location for all the Windows 8 start screen backgrounds. I'm not interested in modifying the wallpapers, but I want to make an app with these wallpapers ...
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Where does Linux Mint keep the files for default desktop wallpapers?

Under Cinnamon Settings > Backgrounds, there are a lot of images I would like to move to my windows partition to use as wallpapers. Where exactly are these files located?
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Set default wallpaper for a local Windows default user profile used by all users of a domain

I want to put a wallpaper by default in a local user profile for Windows that everyone is the same wallpaper. The local profile Windows is loaded by default when a user logs on to the Windows domain, ...
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Remove Win8 Lock screen and show password on mouse move?

When locking windows and returning back to my desk, I see a wallpaper and some info, which is really cool and I love it: The problem is, in Windows 7 I could type in the password right when the ...
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Creating a Desktop Wallpaper Theme from a Series of Images in JPEG format?

Good Afternoon, I have a number of desktop themes on my Windows 7 PC that change from one picture to the next after a certain time interval. Is it possible to create my own desktop wallpaper theme, ...
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Windows 8: Different Themes or Different Wallpaper Slideshows for Multiple Monitors

I know I can assign different wallpaper for each monitor that is connected to my computer in Windows 8(by right clicking and selecting "set for monitor 1,2,etc"), but I don't know how to assign ...
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Stop Windows 8 from converting wallpapers to low quality JPGs

Hello, visitor from the future! If you landed here because you're as annoyed as I am, consider voting for this thingy on Microsoft's Uservoice page for Windows 10. Turns out that Microsoft truly ...
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Random Wallpaper Folder

I've been shuffling random desktop backgrounds with the built-in Windows 7 feature. What I want to do is shuffle backgrounds from a folder; where I'd drop in pictures at different times and the new ...
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How does one reposition a background custom watermark image in Microsoft Word 2013?

I have added a background image as a custom watermark to a Microsoft Word document by opening Watermark in the Page Background group under the DESIGN tab and Selecting Custom Watermark…. But having ...
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Group Policy no longer applying desktop wallpaper

I used to have my wallpapers updated monthly by Group Policy. Several months ago I was prompted (I think just after logon) to grant GPO (I think) access to a wallpaper setting in the registry. It was ...
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Unable to change wallpaper

I recently purchased Windows 8 Pro and installed it with no problems. However, I am only able to change my wallpaper to either a solid color, or the default flowers picture. I can't use a custom image ...