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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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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0answers
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Force Desktop Icon Drop-Shadow Without Wallpaper?

In Windows XP (and likely 2000 and Vista/7 as well), you can set the desktop icons to have a drop-shadow effect, but it only seems to work if a wallpaper is configured. Having the wallpaper set to ...
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2answers
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How do I change wallpaper real time regedit commands?

What I want is to programatically change Desktop Wallpaper every few hours. I'm using a batch file (.bat) and don't want to use other languages or programs, just the pre-installed stuff with Windows ...
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How can I get Windows 7-like alternating wallpapers in Windows XP? [closed]

In Windows 7, there is a theme of wallpapers which will be alternated once a few minutes. For example, in the Control Panel » Personalize, I can choose the "Nature" theme, then the wallpaper will be ...
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2answers
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WinXP: Expand a wallpaper without affecting its aspect ratio

Is it possible to set an image as a wallpaper in 'expanded' mode but without distording its aspect ratio? For example: Let's say your screen resolution is 1024x768, and as a wallpaper you set an ...
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1answer
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Peculiar Wallpaper Behavior

on my XP desktop i had a wallpaper set lets say oldWallpaper.jpg now i changed this to newWallppaer.jpg but when ever the system starts first it displays the last set wallpaper oldWallpaper.jpg and ...
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1answer
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Is there any way to fit wallpaper to larger monitor (has multiple monitors) resolution? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wallpaper in dual-monitors with different resolution I got 2 monitors with main one in 1280x1024 and the secondary in 1600x1200. Setting wallpaper by regular image ...
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1answer
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Wallpaper in dual-monitors with different resolution

OS: WinXP I got 2 monitors with main one in 1280x1024 and the secondary in 1600x1200. When setting wallpaper in best fit, it will fit my main screen but leave a lot padding area in secondary. Since ...
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3answers
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Tool to change wallpaper sequentially from a folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Schedule Windows XP wallpaper change without additional apps Is there a tool that can sequentially/randomly change wallpaper from a folder by a given time period.
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3answers
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Strange wallpaper alignment on multiple monitors setup

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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2answers
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Can't set Windows XP background

I have a Windows XP (Home) machine with a very weird problem. I cannot set the background image properly. That is, I can go to Desktop, Background image, select a different one, but the background has ...
12
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8answers
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if we do not use any wallpaper on desktop will it increase performance of windows?

if we do not use any wallpaper on desktop will it increase performance of windows?
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4answers
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Schedule Windows XP wallpaper change without additional apps

Ideally, I'd like to be able to do this through a batch file or VB script, so I can schedule it to run at different times of the day (dark wallpaper at night vs. light wallpaper at day). I am aware ...
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6answers
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XP wallpaper rotater [closed]

I know Windows 7 has this feature, and I'm pretty sure Vista does too. I'm looking for a program to regularly pick from a set pool of desktop images for my XP desktop. Does anyone know where I can ...
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6answers
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Setting the wallpaper on a corporate laptop

I've a business laptop with some restrictions from IT guys I guess. The thing is, that I'm not able to set my walpaper. I can select Properties on the desktop, then go to Desktop Tab and Browse for ...