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Windows 7: Previous desktop Image option?!

06 May 2011   #1

Windows 7
Previous desktop Image option?!

Hey Question,

Is it possible to add an ''Previous desktop background'' option to the context menu ( see image ) Right now only ''next desktop background'' is available when right clicking on the desktop...

My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 May 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)

Because this issue has been already unsuccessfully brought up at this forum, I decided to look into the question.

I have looked inside %SystemRoot%\system32\stobject.dll
This is a file, which executes and manages Desktop Slideshow.

And there are the following classes regarding Slideshow:
Slideshow_IsRunning, Slideshow_Refresh, Slideshow_Tick_Timer

When you click "Next desktop background" windows uses class "Slideshow_Refresh" and changes the wallpaper.
And I see no class or function, which could potentially show previous background.

Possible solution would be to use other, non-microsoft software for this purposes, it if is available.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 May 2011   #3

Windows 7

K thanks,

So be it...
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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