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How can I change my desktop wallpaper to something I prefer when I don't have administrator rights?

I'm using Windows 7.

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  • Create a new folder C:\Users\<username>\Documents\background

  • Add background.html and your background.png

  • Insert the following into background.html:
    <html>
    <img src="background.png" alt="Selfhtml">
    </html>

  • Open background.html with Firefox

  • Right-click on the image
    --> Set as background

    img2

  • Voilà, your result:

    enter image description here

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    Wow. This actually works even today, on Windows 10. – pgsandstrom Nov 15 '18 at 8:40
  • I've been thinking about this all day. @8m47x do you know how this works? How did you find it out? – pgsandstrom Nov 15 '18 at 12:48
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    Nope.. :) I found it out by accident in the past. It customized my stock school to my preferences. :) – Tomblarom Nov 15 '18 at 13:04

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