Questions tagged [windows-spotlight]

For questions related to the Windows 10 feature that offers suggestions on the lock screen. Not related to the Mac OS app Spotlight.

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Windows 10 Lock Screen - Windows Spotlight - Launch Chrome for links

On the Windows 10 lock screen, set to Windows Spotlight, there are "text box" links that will give you more information about the image once you sign in. These links automatically launch Microsoft ...
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Windows 10 lock screen - display my own random images

Windows spotlight will display one of a set of images provided my MS at random. I appreciate the variety, but not MS's taste in landscapes. I want to be able to choose my own set of images, while ...
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How to copy 12 random jpgs to a folder and rename by batch or powershell fast (Windows 10 Spotlight Related)

In the search for a final solution to randomizing the login screens as part of an answer for Keep Windows 10 lock screen spotlight pictures but turn off all texts hints/balloons, I am seeking help, I ...
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Keep Windows 10 Lock Screen Spotlight Pictures but Turn Off All Texts Hints/Balloons

Windows 10 pushes "fun tips and facts" onto their lock screen. I would like a solution, for Windows 10 Home and Pro, to make it more aesthetically pleasing: Ideally: Leave Windows 10 Spotlight ...
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Windows spotlight not working on secure logon (requires ctrl+alt+del to logon)

How do I enable windows spotlight when secure logon (requires ctrl+alt+del to logon) is enabled? It seems that whenever secure logon is enabled, spotlight ceases to work. Any fix would be highly ...
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How does windows spot light decides what “I like”?

My windows 10 login screen uses "windows spot light". For some strange reason, windows thinks I like winter and keeps showing me "beautiful" photos of cold dark winter scenaries, which to me is like ...
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Remove “fun” facts from Spotlight lock screen in Windows 10 Home (1803)

UPDATE: I tried all solution proposed in How to disable “link your phone” links on the lock screen? and none of them seem to work on Windows 10 Home (version 1803), so this is probably not a ...
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How to enable Spotlight on Widows 10?

I have Windows 10 Education 1803 (17134.1) and I cannot select Spotlight from Settings->Lock screen->Background. I only have Picture or Slideshow. How can I enable Spotlight?
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Can't find specific Windows 10 Spotlight Lock-Screen Image

I'm looking for following Windows 10 Spotlight Lock-screen Image as a File: So far i tried: Grabbing it from the AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.ContentDeliveryManager_cw5n1h2txyewy\...
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Windows 10 Spotlight lock screen not working

I believe this has been going on for some time but I just recently took notice of it. The Windows Spotlight lock screen is no longer working on my personal laptop. I am running Windows 10 Home ...
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Windows spotlight not displaying vote button + “Some settings are hidden or managed by your organisation”

On Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update, I was seeing spotlight background pictures on the lock screen, but while my home device would show a voting button and useful information about the picture,...
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How can I display Like what you see? at Windows login?

As I log into Windows 10, there is usually a different background picture each time on the login page, and I am prompted do you "Like what you see?" in the top right corner, but only if it's not ...
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Windows 10 Enterprise Spotlight stopped working

Here is what I have tried so far: Re-registered Spotlight App dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth sfc /scannow powershell Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers |Where-Object {$_.InstallLocation -like “*...
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Un-applying Group Policy Change

I was playing around in Group Policy Editor on Windows 10 (Education edition, fully updated, version 1703) and managed to disable Windows Spotlight. It turns out I liked the rotating lock screen/login ...
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Cortana and Spotlight not working properly after reset

Hello wonderful SU community. This is my first question here. I'm experiencing a very unsettling problem and I hope you find an answer - because I've been trying for an entire month without success. ...
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Voting button not showing on Windows 10 Lock Screen

on my Desktop PC I have Spotlight enabled and the background images on the lock screen change every day. However the"voting" button is not shown (Like what you see?). I like that feature because you ...
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What is the location of lock screen images on Windows 10?

Where, or what format, are the images used by Windows 10 when logged out or in lock-screen? I searched the entire drive for *.jpg, *.bmp, *.png, and *.tif but the one I was looking for did not appear....
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Windows 10 Spotlight – how do I know which photos I marked as “I am a fan”?

I have been clicking the "I am a fan" option (from "Like what you see?" dropdown) on photographs of the pre-login-screen in Windows 10 (Windows Spotlight) for a few months now. Is there a way to know ...
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How to activate and deactivate Windows 10 lock screen spotlight hints?

On my Windows 10 lock screen spotlight I have hints/links which, when clicked, take me to a bing.com page upon login showing where the place on the picture is. How can I activate and deactivate these ...
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Windows Spotlight Source and Save locations?

Where are the images from Windows Spotlight coming from? Where are they being saved on my system? Is there any way for me to point this at my own source of images?
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How do I get more information about Windows Spotlight images?

Windows Spotlight is a new Windows 10 feature which displays random images on your lock screen. Now every now and then the picture happens to be a particularly nice one, and I'd like to know more ...
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Where does Windows 10 keep the welcome images?

After installation, and for a few days, Windows 10 starts by asking you if you like a series of images that appear when you start the computer, then, based on your opinion, a selection of these images ...