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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Automatic change wallpaper at specific time

I have an idea of changing wallpaper as specific time to fit to themes. Like at the work hours: The wallpaper will be my todo list or "Don't be stupid, Do your work" wallpaper, at exercise time it ...
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Changing the log in screen in windows 8

Is there anyway you can change the log in screen picture (colour) in windows 8, in a picture/wallpaper? I'm not talking about the pre-login screen where you can see the time and what not. But the ...
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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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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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Different Wallpaper if two monitors are attached

I am working on my MacBook Pro. In the office I have 1 27" Monitor attached to it, at home I tend to work without an second monitor. For that setup I want to change the wallpaper if no 2nd monitor is ...
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Changing desktop background depending on the time of day via script Windows 8.1

Hello it is my first time using this website so I hope I am not asking the question in wrong format. Anyways, as the title says I have a similar problem to a thread that was answered a while ago that ...
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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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How to use WebPage as a desktop wallpaper in windows 7?

The active desktop was supported to some versions of IE and in Xp. I want to use a webpage from any site to be my wall paper. How to achieve that?
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Bing Desktop not updating the wallpaper anymore

For some reason, first my workstation and then my tablet stopped updating the wallpaper. First I thought it was my company that was avoiding the app to work properly but then I started noticing that ...
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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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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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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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How do you make abstract amorphous color backgrounds in Photoshop?

I see amorphous color field like wallpapers all the time, how do people make them? Examples are here: … and here:
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Vista background only allows solid colors?

Last night after a LogMeIn rescue session, I can no longer change my wallpaper in Windows Vista. It reverted to a plain black background and will only allow me to select solid colors. When 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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I spread a wallpaper image across multiple desktops?

I'm looking for a way to strecth my wallpaper across multiple virtual desktops (workspaces). How do I achieve that in Ubuntu. Is there an option in Compiz for that?
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Looking for a past Wallpaper on windows 7

I had a wallpaper on my computer but there was never a saved location for it it may have been transferred by usb or something because I cannot find it anywhere, is there a way to get a log of the ...
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How can I add a description to each Windows wallpaper?

I'm running Windows 7 and have set about 35 wallpapers to change every 30 min. I would like to see a description (eg "Thunderstorm over Uluru, Dec 2009") of each wallpaper either on the wallpaper (eg ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Windows 7 resets wallpaper to one stored in “Windows Wallpapers” on startup

For some bizarre reason every time I start my computer Windows sets a wallpaper from the Architecture pack in the Windows Wallpapers category. If I change the wallpaper to a custom one, Windows resets ...
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Pesonalization disabled by Admin

On a PC, running Windows 7, when I right click on the Desktop and click on Personalization, it says that it has been blocked by the Administrator. As I have admin rights on that PC, how could I ...