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Windows 8.1 Desktop background turns black upon closing personalization settings w/ external monitor

I'm having some trouble changing the desktop background for my external monitor on windows 8.1. For setting the background on just my laptop, I can right click the picture and hit 'set as desktop ...
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So I know you have to rightclick on the background and select personalize. And then navigate over to a folder with the pictures you want displayed. I'm not using pictures that occupy both monitors, ...
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1answer
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2answers
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1answer
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1answer
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Wallpaper in dual-monitors with different resolution

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1answer
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Ok, this is a very strange problem. I have a dual-monitor setup at my workplace, and recently shifted one of the monitors to vertical position, like this: Now, I use Ultramon to display different ...
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How to get Windows 7 logon wallpaper to tile to other monitors?

In 2000/XP/Vista it was easy to set a wallpaper for the logon screen, either manually through tools like Logonstudio or simple registry changes by hand on prepared installation images or through ...
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1answer
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I currently use Ultramon to manage my dual monitor setup. It is nice, but what I really want is easier wallpaper switching! Yes, it can be done inside ultramon, very simple, but not simple enough. I'd ...
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Is there a way to set two different background pictures for my two monitors in Windows 7? By default the same background picture is used for both displays. I am looking for a solution without ...
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How can I span wallpapers over two monitors in Mac OS X?

Is there any way to get a single wide desktop wallpaper to span a dual monitor setup in OS X?