Digital image used as a decorative background of a graphical user interface term is used in Microsoft Windows.

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How to set background wallpaper change time Windows 10

I searched a lot over internet but there isn't any question like this. How would I set Background Wallpaper change every 15 minutes or so. So, the next wallpaper in series show up once the allotted ...
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Is it possible to set a unique background for each individual virtual desktop in windows 10?

The title pretty much summarizes it all. I like working with plain solid colors. It would be a great way to distinguish tasks among various desktops.
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Does anyone have wallpaper advice? [on hold]

I'm looking for several gradient-style or abstract backgrounds (available in all resolutions). Does anyone have any websites to point me to? If not, what do you use for desktop backgrounds?
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Stretch wallpaper across screens of different dot pitches, maintaining geometry (Windows 7)

I found a program called "Dual Wallpaper" that allows me to stretch pictures across monitors. However my monitors are different dot pitches (the one on the left is 24" 1920x1200, and the one on the ...
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Change wallpaper with registry without logging off?

I have created an application that will change the Windows Registry as below: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop] "Wallpaper"="C:\Users\Public\Pictures\Sample Pictures\wallpaper.jpg" ...
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Stretch background using xloadimage

I want to stretch an image to fit my background using xloadimage. What's the proper argument to use when running the program?
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Is it safe to remove wallpaper registry key? [closed]

Someone forced me a wallpaper using some group policy After searching the registry database, I found the following on HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\WallpaperStyle : ...
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How to remove an imposed wallpaper?

I'm on Windows 7. Recently, someone had my computer and made himself the 'network administrator' He prevented me to change my desktop wallpaper Even if choose my own, his remains there ... Is there ...
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Is there and IFTTT-esque service to auto-update the OSX desktop background with the top post on reddit's /r/wallpapers?

Using If This Then That, it is possible to update your Android phone's desktop background based on whatever the most popular post is on Reddit's /r/wallpapers subreddit. I love this feature for my ...
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Windows 7: dual monitor cuts wallpaper if resolutions are different

I am using two monitors right now, one of them configured to 1920x1080 and the other one to 1366x768 and I am not being able to fit my wallpaper properly to both screens. Windows is resizing the image ...
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RSS feed from Blogspot as desktop wallpaper

I'd like to use the images from this blogspot RSS feed as a desktop wallpaper source. I've tried using the Windows 7 built-in system, as well as John's Background Switcher. The Windows 7 thing ...
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How to resize background images according to their resolution in Windows 7?

Specifically, I wonder how to make background image display automatically to fit screen when its resolution is larger than the screen and to center in the screen when its resolution is smaller than ...
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Gnome 3.14: disable background painting

The question has been asked for older versions but it looks like none of the solutions work anymore: In the GNOME desktop environment, how do I prevent it from drawing a desktop? Background: I have ...
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Why would a solid wallpaper cause a Windows PC a long time to login?

I have been using Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit in my Dell Inspiron 620s (Intel Pentium Dual core, 2GB DDR3 RAM). My PC used to take a long time to login and it’s only for my admin account; other user ...
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Restriction for wallpaper on windows 7 starter

I am using windows 7 starter and i am unable to set my desktop background and when i right click on the wallpaper it does not show any option for 'set as desktop background' any help will be ...
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Update wallpaper via HTTP

Is there an easy way to set your Windows 7 wallpaper to an image downloaded from a URL, and have it update the image regularly, say once per minute? I'd like to set my wallpaper to be a weather radar ...
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How to set different wall papers for login screen and desktop on Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, if I lock the system after login, login screen wallpaper is same as my desktop wall paper. Is there any way to set different wall paper for login screen and desktop? Also ...
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How can I pin useful images (screenshots, color palettes, cheat-sheets) to the desktop in Windows 7 so they're actually visible?

I used to have half-a-dozen sheets of paper pinned up on the wall behind my screen - things like the .NET string format cheat sheet, Powershell quick reference, the hex codes for our corporate colour ...
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How to retrieve my -last- wallpaper

I had made a custom wallpaper to stretch across both of my monitors, and it was beautiful for years. Recently however I was looking for image properties on a local image and somehow wound up ...
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Change method / algorithm Windows uses to scale desktop wallpaper?

Note: I'm not asking how to use the various options for windows wallpaper fitting (Fill vs. Fit vs. Center etc). What I want is to change the method windows uses to shrink an image, when you choose ...