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Windows 7: How to Set Animated Gifs as Desktop Wallpaper

15 Oct 2011   #1
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How to Set Animated Gifs as Desktop Wallpaper

I can't seem to figure out how to set an animated gif as my desktop wallpaper in windows 7 so that it will work properly. Normally it just treats it as a still image, though it used to work on windows XP. Any programs out there that will make it work or any way to change this without the use of programs?


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15 Oct 2011   #2
Arc

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Apparently it is not possible to apply a .gif image as desktop wallpaper in windows 7 . You can try Download DreamScene Activator , which enables .mpg and .wmv movies as wallpaper.
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15 Oct 2011   #3
Bacon Party

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Apparently it is not possible to apply a .gif image as desktop wallpaper in windows 7 . You can try Download DreamScene Activator , which enables .mpg and .wmv movies as wallpaper.
Thanks, that's is what I thought, but I wanted to see if you guys knew anything I didn't. I will definitely try dream scene though
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