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Windows 7: Registry: can't control Desktop Background Slideshow in registry?

05 Aug 2012   #1
tinfanide

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Registry: can't control Desktop Background Slideshow in registry?

Just a rough test:

1. No slideshow on desktop;
2. Backup the registry file;
3. Turn on the slideshow (Desktop - Personalize - Desktop Background - Select All - Save Changes);
4. Run the backup registry file;

The desktop starts with the original picture (the desktop wallpaper picture originally used) and still loops through the directory containing the original wallpaper.
No changes made by the registry file.

The slideshow (if wanted to turn off) isn't really controlled by the Registry?


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05 Aug 2012   #2
tinfanide

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Found.
Can't change desktop background in Windows 7

The first solution works. Yet, the second doesn't. Still not controlled by Registry.
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05 Aug 2012   #3
tinfanide

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

For those who need to do this task like me, you may:

1. Include this script in a batch file:
Code:
ATTRIB -H %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\slideshow.ini
ECHO.>%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\slideshow.ini
ATTRIB +H %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\slideshow.ini
2. Run the batch file;
3. Restart.
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