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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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1answer
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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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0answers
76 views

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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3answers
14k views

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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0answers
263 views

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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1answer
343 views

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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
741 views

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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1answer
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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 ...
2
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1answer
779 views

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 ...
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7answers
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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 ...
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2answers
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Windows 8 dual monitor wallpaper slideshow

There have been a number of improvements with multi-monitor compatibility in Windows 8, but how would one go about configuring wallpaper slideshow settings for a second monitor? For instance: I want ...
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1answer
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Windows 8 logon screen background

I got irritated by the standard Windows 8 logon screen (the same one as lock screen). How do I change the background?