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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Wallpaper changer on dual display

I am wondering if there is a program out there that allows you to set up two different wallpapers on dual monitors that change periodically. Windows 7 has a built in feature that allows you to change ...
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Determine location of current wallpaper

I have a very large folder of wallpapers that I have Windows regularly rotating. The folder is too large for it to be practical to find an image simply by thumbnail. Occasionally, one will come up ...
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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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Desktop wallpaper only allowing solid colors in Windows 7 [solved]

UPDATE: Thanks to Iszi I was able to solve the problem. There was an Active Desktop policy that pointed to the "a.jpg" file. I disabled the policy and now I'm able to choose the desktop. My Windows 7 ...
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Displaying wallpaper when desktop is locked in Windows 7

is it possible to lock the desktop in Windows 7 and have it continue to display your desktop wallpaper rather than the default Win7 locked-workstation screen?
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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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Where is the wallpaper folder in Windows 7?

Where is the wallpaper folder in Windows 7?
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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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Work Laptop keeps reseting desktop background from stretch to tile

Anyone else run into this issue? It is not the problem of HP/Compaq listed here: changing desktop background picture from stretch on Windows 7 What I am finding is that my Windows 7 Laptop (it is a ...
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How can I set the live video feed from the ISS as my desktop background?

NASA have recently started doing a live broadcast of the view from the ISS (if it's black, the ISS is over the night side of the Earth). http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/HDEV/ How can I set this broadcast (or ...
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Periodically changing wallpaper under GNOME 3?

I use Fedora 15 with GNOME 3 and I'd like my wallpaper to periodically change like it's possible with Windows 7. It would be the best if it could use RSS/Atom or a specified directory. I haven't ...
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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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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 logon custom wallpaper cached issue

I've managed to change windows logon wallpaper via regedit: setting OEMBackground to hexadecimal value equal to 1 and creating defaultWallpaper file in c:\Windows\System32\oobe\info\backgrounds\. But ...
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Is there a wallpaper changer for Linux like 500 Firepaper for Android?

500 Firepaper is a wonderful Android app that displays the latest images from 500px as your wallpaper, depending on which categories you choose to display. Is there something similar for Linux ...
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Active Directory - Deploying Wallpaper / GPO “Files” Permissions

I have tried to deploy wallpaper with active directory and it seems everything is working, up until the point where the image seems to have permission issues. At first I thought it was the image, but ...
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Set one background to stretch across multi-monitor display?

I have two monitors and my coworker has three. We were wondering if there was a way to set a single background image to stretch across all the monitors. Right now it's the same image but repeated, so ...
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Change wallpaper that appears between login screen and finder screen in Snow Leopard?

I changed the login background in Snow Leopard. Each time I start up the computer, I see my nice new login background, but after I log in, I get the same old Aurora image for about a second before the ...
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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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Wallpaper in Windows 7 locked down by domain group policy?

So I am in a situation where my wallpaper is locked to a specific image on my work computer via group policy. I can't change it via the Personalization settings since it is grayed out and says it has ...
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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 do I set an animated wallpaper on Windows Seven?

Well, on Windows XP and on Windows 98 you can put an animated gif as an wallpaper easily. On Windows Seven, when doing that the displayed wallpaper is only a frame of the animated gif. How to put an ...
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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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How do I fix Windows 7 rotating wallpaper?

On my desktop with Windows 7 Professional x64, I have a folder of images that I use for my theme. Under Personalization (right click on desktop -> Personalize) it is the only theme under 'My Themes'. ...
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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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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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Tool to put text on desktop wallpaper

I'd like to put a list of keyboard shortcuts I want to learn on my desktop wallpaper so I can show and hide it quickly by pressing Win+D. I'll want to be changing the list quite frequently as I ...
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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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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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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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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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Webcam image as desktop wallpaper in Windows 7?

Is there a way to set the Windows 7 desktop wallpaper to an image from a live webcam feed?
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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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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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Change background of a Windows 7 machine using Registry

I connected my machine to a work group. The settings to change the wallpaper is in server machine, so that all the machine will have same wallpaper. Now how can I change my machine's wallpaper using ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I set the time that Windows 7 changes the background in the background slideshow?

I've set up my Windows 7 background slideshow with a few choice wallpapers, and set it to cycle daily, nothing excessive - glad to see this feature built into Windows now. My problem is that the ...
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Windows 7 and wallpaper folders

I try to change my desktop wallpaper and I cannot choose a different folder from the one I chose at first... When I first installed W7 I changed the wallpaper by right-clicking in the desktop and ...
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What is the global hotkey to advance the wallpaper slideshow on windows vista/7?

I know there is the keyboard shortcut Shift + F10 n for the desktop. But it is not a global, it only works after a Win + D.
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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 ...