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Windows 7: Need to find my desktop picture.

27 Feb 2012   #1
joaquim

WIndows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Need to find my desktop picture.

Hi,

I have a very important picture as desktop background picture on Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, but I cannot find the folder where the picture is saved...
In which folder is it saved ?
Thank you very much for the time spent with this issue.


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27 Feb 2012   #2
codekiddy

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1 Version 6.1 Build 7601
 
 

C:\Users\Admin\Pictures, replace Admin with your username.
if it's not there then try looking into C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Temp
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27 Feb 2012   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums joiquim.
Another place to check is C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper
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27 Feb 2012   #4
joaquim

WIndows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by codekiddy View Post
C:\Users\Admin\Pictures, replace Admin with your username.
if it's not there then try looking into C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Temp
Thank you very much, the first option sends me to the Lightroom Catalog folder ???
The other one does not have the picture.
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27 Feb 2012   #5
joaquim

WIndows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Welcome to Seven Forums joiquim.
Another place to check is C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper
Thanks a lot, but it's not there.....
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27 Feb 2012   #6
dreamer

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

If you remember the picture name then just click on start and type the picture name in search box.The relevant results will show up.Right click on the picture and click on properties.It will show you the path where picture is saved.

Hope this helps
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27 Feb 2012   #7
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Or here, for currently loaded wallpaper...

C:\Users\your username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\TranscodedWallpaper.jpg

AppData is a hidden file by default,

Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide
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27 Feb 2012   #8
joaquim

WIndows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dreamer View Post
If you remember the picture name then just click on start and type the picture name in search box.The relevant results will show up.Right click on the picture and click on properties.It will show you the path where picture is saved.

Hope this helps
Thanks, I think is lost for good because it does not appear on the search.
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27 Feb 2012   #9
codekiddy

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1 Version 6.1 Build 7601
 
 

if you downloaded a picture from the web go to google/pictures and try find there
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27 Feb 2012   #10
joaquim

WIndows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by codekiddy View Post
if you downloaded a picture from the web go to google/pictures and try find there
The picture is mine.......
Tks.
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