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Reset or Remove a Picture Location Through Registry
NOTE:This option will allow you to either manually reset the picture location drop down menu list back to only having the default folders removing any folders that you have added (Option Three below) by browsing to them, or only remove one or more folders listed in the picture location drop down menu list.
1. Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog, type regedit, and press Enter.
2. If prompted by UAC, then click/tap on Yes to approve or type in the administrator's password.
3. In regedit, navigate to the location below: (see screenshot below)
4. To Reset Desktop Background Picture Location History
A) In the left pane of regedit, right click on Images, and click/tap on Delete. (see screenshot above) NOTE:Images is restored automatically the first time that you add (Option Three below) a folder by browsing to.
B) Click/tap on Yes to confirm deletion. (see screenshot below)
C) Go to step 6.
5. To Remove a Listed Folder in Picture Location
A) In the right pane of Images, right click on one of the listed ID# (0-9) that you want to remove, and click/tap on Delete. (see screenshot below)
The top 4 Windows Desktop Backgrounds, Pictures Library, Top Rated Photos, and Solid Colors default folders will not be included in the listed ID#'s.
The folders that you added will be listed in order under the default ones above with the same ID# order listed in the registry.
B) Click/tap on Yes to confirm deletion. (see screenshot below) NOTE:If you made a mistake and deleted the wrong picture location folder, then you can add it back by just browsing to and selecting it in Option Three below.
C) Repeat steps 6A/B if you wish to removed another added picture location folder.
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