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Windows 7: Video desktop wallpaper ? (where did it go?)


14 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Video desktop wallpaper ? (where did it go?)

I recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. Previously I had Windows Vista Ultimate 64 bit and that had some funky video wallpaper (like burning cauldron, etc). I don't see any video wallpaper now for my Windows 7, so where the heck did that feature go? I would have thought Windows 7 would have been at least as good or better in terms of the wallpaper. Both versions were ultimate and 64 bit, so in a sense I feel cheated, that microsoft downgraded my features! My PC has not changed whatsover (same graphics card, same monitor, same mobo). Any way to get back that video wallpaper background-- or should I assume it as a ploy by microsoft to try and get me to shell out cash to buy that feature that i had for free before?


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14 Mar 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Beowulf999, welcome to Seven Forums!



You may be able to do what you want, have a look at the tutorial at the link below, be sure to keep us informed as to how it sorts out!

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14 Mar 2010   #3

windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

hi Bare foot kid...
This morning i also tried to install DreamScene then after i installed it i try to set a file *.WMV extension to be as background but doesn't work completely.
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14 Mar 2010   #4

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by newbie87 View Post
hi Bare foot kid...
This morning i also tried to install DreamScene then after i installed it i try to set a file *.WMV extension to be as background but doesn't work completely.
Could you start your own thread so you can get the help you deserve? it gets confusing to have more than one problem per thread



Thanks

Ken.
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14 Mar 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by newbie87 View Post
hi Bare foot kid...
This morning i also tried to install DreamScene then after i installed it i try to set a file *.WMV extension to be as background but doesn't work completely.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by newbie87 View Post
hi Bare foot kid...
This morning i also tried to install DreamScene then after i installed it i try to set a file *.WMV extension to be as background but doesn't work completely.
Could you start your own thread so you can get the help you deserve? it gets confusing to have more than one problem per thread



Thanks

Ken.

Hello newbie87.


Ken makes a very good point; I haven't done this so I'm not really the one to answer your question; you can start a new thread by clicking the yellow "new thread" button at the top of the link below.

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16 Mar 2010   #6

windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

I really sorry for that...
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16 Mar 2010   #7
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by newbie87 View Post
I really sorry for that...



Hello again newbie87.


That's no problem at all mate, we all have to start somewhere.
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