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Windows 7: Question about display backgrounds.

24 Sep 2009   #1

Question about display backgrounds.

I'm willing to bet the answer to my question is no, but I'm curious enough to ask anyway.

I work for a school district. We have a series of brand new computers that are a month old. They came with Vista, but we pushed them to XP for obvious reasons. With the release of 7 upon is, and it's testing in our environment been positive, we're eager to consider upgrading.

We use default local profiles on the machines, with re-directed my documents folders. But I was curious - is there a setting somewhere on Windows 7 that will automatically generate a different background photo each time you log in? I thought it'd be cool if all of the systems were identical except the background image.

Just a small idea. Thanks for any help!

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24 Sep 2009   #2

Windows7 64bit Upgrade clean install.


If you install 7, you can right-click on the screen, select Personalize, select Desktop Background, Picture location(your own folder if desired) and set it up to do a slide-show, set the interval from very short to very long, and/or Shuffle and you'll have a new background every "x" seconds, minutes, hours, days.. I havent seen a selection for "different every boot-up" tho..
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24 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)

Yeah, with all the great wallpapers posted in the wallpaper thread, it's fun to enable the slide show setting so one can enjoy many different great desktop backgrounds automatically. I have mine set to change every 30 minutes, the default I believe.
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