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Windows 7: How to determine when the wallpaper was changed in windows 7 pro

17 Dec 2013   #1
rcurtis

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How to determine when the wallpaper was changed in windows 7 pro

we have a customer who has a windows 7 professional running 24/7 with several users per day. someone changed the desktop wallpaper and the supervisor asked me how to tell when it was changed.

My understanding is that windows 7 creates a timestamp whenever a file is accessed but I can't seem to locate the timestamp for when the wallpaper was changed.

any help is greatly appreciated.


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20 Dec 2013   #2
Bongo

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Try going to C:\Users\YOUR USER NAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes and right click on the TranscodedWallpaper.jpg and look at the Properties .
AppData is hidden use step 3 of this tutorial to unhide it File and Folder - Hide or Unhide

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