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Windows 7: Use a WMV Movie as Background

30 Nov 2009   #1

Windows XP(Desktop) | Windows 7(Laptop)
(Solved) Use a WMV Movie as Background

Is it possible to use a WMV Movie as a background in Win7 and if it is, how can I do it?

Thanks =)

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30 Nov 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

I dont believe that is possible at the current time..
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30 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64

You mean a still from the movie? A quick Google search turned up this: How to capture and extract still images from video
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30 Nov 2009   #4

Vista (Hate Win 7)

How will it not work ?

Import DreamScene (that's what it was for anyhow but be warned it messes up other aspects of Win 7 n(you can read about it all on this very forum).
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30 Nov 2009   #5

win xp

You mean a still picture from the WMV movie? then you can use screen capture programs to make a high quality picture as background.
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02 Dec 2009   #6

Windows Vista 32-bit

VLC Player has a wallpaper mode that will allow you to show video as your desktop wallpaper, and I guess you could put the video file into your startup folder so it would automatically start playing. Setting the playlist to loop will cause the video to flicker when it's restarting, but there is a "loop video continuously for A to B" setting that gives a more seamless transition.

I'm not sure I would want my computer to constantly play a full screen video, though.
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