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Windows 7: Windows Background image

15 Jun 2013   #1

win 7 pro x64
 
 
Windows Background image

Hi,
I somehow lost the actual file that I am using for my background image,
is it stored somewhere that I can go copy it and put it back in my pictures?
I would just search for it, but it was a download with a lot of numbers :/

thx,
Symp

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15 Jun 2013   #2

win 7 pro x64
 
 

btw,
I did look here,
C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows Photo Viewer
and it has my old one listed,
the one I am using is over a year old, so the previous one.. wow..
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15 Jun 2013   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro | Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

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15 Jun 2013   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote:
I would just search for it, but it was a download with a lot of numbers :/
If you 'saved' it, it could be in your downloads.
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15 Jun 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

symp to DUDE's link the APPDATA folder is a hidden folder

To Show Hidden folders
  • Click on the Start button and select Computer
  • Press the Alt key on your keyboard and click on Tools or click on Organize
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Click Apply then click OK
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16 Jun 2013   #6

win 7 pro x64
 
 

Dude,
Thanks man..
it was in the **/themes folder..
life saver, I would have had hated to loose it..
as that directory only showed the one, I'm glad I didn't change it as I was about to when I noticed it wasn't in my pictures/wallpaper folder and said to myself.. don't do it!
heh..

thanks again,
symp
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17 Jun 2013   #7

Windows 8.1 Pro | Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

symp, you're welcome, glad it helped. @Vistaking, thanks for the hidden folder tip.
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17 Jun 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

DUDE you're welcome
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17 Jun 2013   #9

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

symp

Make a copy of it into another folder & rename it to something you will remember
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