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Windows 7: Desktop Background Wallpaper - Change in Windows 7 Starter

16 Dec 2009   #409
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Desktop Background Wallpaper - Change in Windows 7 Starter

How to Change the Desktop Background Wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter and Home Basic Editions

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05 Jun 2011   #410
gessycah

windows 7 Starter
 
 

oceanis works perfectly! thank u!!

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05 Jun 2011   #411
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums Gessycah.
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07 Jun 2011   #412
TehFrederick

Windows 7 Starter Edition 64 Bit
 
 

I downloaded and successfully installed Oceanis, I am fairly happy with it, except for the fact the minimum switch time is 1 minute (Is it possible to lower it?), and that its shuffle mode is terrible, I have over 2000 photos to choose from and I think in the last 2 hours (with 1 min switch) I have seen 15-20 different photos. Help? Please and thank you!

Which reminds me, what about the EULA, I know this voids the warranty (OR am i wrong....) but is not this technichally illegal, not that I care :P.
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07 Jun 2011   #413
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Frederick,

Since this is a 3rd party program, there's not a way to change the shuffle time other than what is available in the program that I know of.

Using this program does not violate the Windows 7 EULA.
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07 Jun 2011   #414
TehFrederick

Windows 7 Starter Edition 64 Bit
 
 

Thank you for your super quick response, might I ask how does it not violate the EULA, and anything about the terrible shuffle randomization? IS there an official site for it btw?
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07 Jun 2011   #415
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

It doesn't violate the EULA since this is only a program that you are installing and using. It's no different than say installing Stardock WindowBlinds to change the theme in Windows 7.

If it was a hack that tampered with the licensing or distribution of Windows 7, then it would violate the EULA.

To read the exact EULA for you editon of Windows 7, you can read this PDF file from Microsoft.

Unfortunately, Oceanis doesn't have an official website from the publisher. It was allowed to be distributed (hosted) by us and other sites to share with the public instead. The shuffle timing is exactly the same times as if you were using the built-in Desktop Slideshow feature in say Windows 7 Ultimate though.
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07 Jun 2011   #416
TehFrederick

Windows 7 Starter Edition 64 Bit
 
 

I understand that, but other programs I tried to install for this (with better shuffles) were immediately blocked by the EULA thingy, and you keep telling me the shuffle times are the same, and I know that, what I am saying is that the random picker is failing, it seems to pick very few photos and repeat them, no matter how many you have. But thank you!
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12 Jun 2011   #417
Wolfsbane

Windows 7 Starter
 
 

uhm... i was just bored with the plain blue background and wanted to chage the wallpaper... just the wallpaper... and used Oceanis. thank you :3 it's working pretty well on my notebook ^^ thanks a bunch for sharing Oceanis.
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12 Jun 2011   #418
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Wolfsbane, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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14 Jun 2011   #419
chen16ming

windows 7 home basic 64bit
 
 

someone pease tell how to download this personalization panel...


thank you i have got it...

but i am still confused how to change the wallpapers with the personalization panel, i mean there is no option to personalize the desktop background.
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