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Windows 7: Where are Windows 7 wallpaper(s) stored.

20 Feb 2010   #1
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 
Where are Windows 7 wallpaper(s) stored.

Just about to do a clean install of Windows, and I want to backup the wallpaper I'm currently using.

Where is it?

Thanks.


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20 Feb 2010   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

c:\windows\web\wallpaper hope that helps
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20 Feb 2010   #3
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Could be anywhere, depends on what wallpaper your using, Right click desktop-Personalize- Click Desktop Background at the top is where they are stored 'Picture Location'

Hope this Helps
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20 Feb 2010   #4
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
c:\windows\web\wallpaper hope that helps
Nope =(.
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20 Feb 2010   #5
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Anthony View Post
Could be anywhere, depends on what wallpaper your using, Right click desktop-Personalize- Click Desktop Background at the top is where they are stored 'Picture Location'

Hope this Helps
The thing is... I, for some reason, deleted the Wallpaper once I set it as my Desktop Background.

So, If I go to picture location, it points me to where it was stored.
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20 Feb 2010   #6
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Does it still show up in the preview window?


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20 Feb 2010   #7
SlackerITGuy

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Nope =(.


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20 Feb 2010   #8
Anthony

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

Go through the picture location tab until it shows up!! Its on your desktop now right??
Where did you get it from? In my 'picture location' i have a firefox entry where all my downloaded wallpapers are kept.
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20 Feb 2010   #9
ratePV

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

C:\Users\(username)\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Wallpaper1.bmp
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20 Feb 2010   #10
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello,

I guess you could do a search for the Picture
Search in Windows 7 then switch to Thumb nail to spot it more easily

Hope this helps,
Captain
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