Wallpaper is an image of appropriate size that arises as a background image of a desktop which illustrate and personalize the main screen of computers, cell phones and other devices.

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Where can I downlod Bing Dynamic Wallpaers

I would like to re-download the wallpapers that were included in Microsoft's Bing Dynamic RSS Theme. After searching endlessly on the internet, I have failed to find any working link (or even ...
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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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Google Spreadsheet as Windows 7/8 wallpaper [duplicate]

Is there a way to make a Google Document/spreadsheet as my windows desktop wallpaper ? I was thinking of a software that will act like a widget with a fixed position on my desktop.
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try to save new wallpaper but cant

When I try to save new wallpaper to the Windows/System/Wallpaper folder it say that you do not have permission to save in this location please contact administrator witch is me so how can I save in ...
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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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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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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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How to disable wallpaper changes on Linux Mint 12?

I'm looking for a way to disable the possibility of changing the wallpaper on a Linux Mint 12 install on a public computer. I searched the internet, but I didn't get any straightforward answer so far. ...
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Desktop Wallpaper Disappearance and Graphical Glitches

On Windows 8 (not 8.1) I have a strange graphical issue. My desktop wallpaper will sometimes disappear. Also, If I select folders on my desktop the wallpaper will disappear behind them. If the ...
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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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Win7 wallpaper rotation disrupted each time

I hope that your expertise can also support in this case. This has been bugging for a long while now. I have a question about influencing the Win7 wallpaper rotation via batch or other code. The issue ...
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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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Can't click QML wallpapers

I downloaded some fancy QML wallpapers from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPDWNwrd2xQ. They're very nice, but they're supposed to respond when you click on them. However, I can't get them to; I've ...
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Wallpaper slideshow not available in Windows 7 Home Basic

I have Windows 7 Home Basic. I want to set up wallpaper slideshow (when desktop background images change every X seconds). But when I open the wallpaper menu there are no ticks near single wallpapers, ...
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Windows XP Remote Desktop Connection server side lock screen wallpaper

Has anyone found / stumbled upon a way of adjusting the wallpaper displayed on any attached monitor to the server PC of a Remote Desktop Connection ad-hoc? I thought it would be great idea to change ...
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Can't specify wall paper on second monitor windows 8 [duplicate]

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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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 8 - update wallpaper image from web (periodically or on restart)

The Question says it already. For example, if I'd like to have the (periodically updating) x-ray image of the sun as wallpaper, how would I do that? Is this possible at all? This single link ...
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Wallpaper settings for changing multiple-monitor setups

Since a while I have to switch between different screen setups on a daily basis with my laptop. Luckily Windows 7 is smart enough to recognize which screen is connected, and adjusts the position, ...
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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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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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Saved Search as Wallpaper Source in Mountain Lion?

Is it possible in any way to use a Saved Search as a Wallpaper Source in Mountain Lion? Thanks!
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Change desktop background Windows 7

Due to group policies enforced on our systems, we can't change the background of our desktop. The IE's "Set as desktop background" is working, but the change is not permanent. If anyone can tell a ...
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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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How to get Windows 7 Custom OEM wallpaper to appear on multiple monitors? [duplicate]

I am already aware of how to set a custom logon background on Windows 7. I am also not trying to tile my plain wallpaper on my desktop. I am talking about the background on the logon/lock screen in ...
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Set different wallpaper for each desktop on Fedora 14

How can I set up different wallpaper on each of my desktops? How can I change them? Fedora 14, Gnome 2.32.
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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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Make your Screensaver as a Wallpaper in Windows 7?

I have an ASUS laptop, a G75V model. It has 16GB Ram, 2TB of HD space, and a 2GB 660M video card. It is also a 17" LCD at 1080 DPI resolution. It has an Intel i7 processor in it. So what I think I am ...
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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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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

This has been bugging me on Windows 7 as well, and much to my chagrin Microsoft didn't bother addressing that issue in Windows 8. Take this image for example: (Click to open original unaltered ...
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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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Website as background on linux

Is there some way to set a website as a background? I would like it to behave just like a wallpaper (links should not be "clickable"), but it should refresh every x minutes automatically. My DE is ...
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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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Windows 8 desktop cannot be right-clicked + graphical glitch

I just upgraded my Windows 7 Pro (64-bit) to Windows 8 Pro (64-bit) and when I right-click on my desktop to change the wallpaper and settings, the wallpaper becomes grey (disappears) and the ...