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Windows 7: Can't add folders for desktop wallpaper

19 Aug 2013   #11

Win 7 Ultim x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jedakiah View Post
I had the same problem. It turns out that the issues happened because I disabled Libraries. If like me you have done that, simply follow this guide for enabling libraries, reboot, then change your wallpaper folder location. If you are so inclined, you can safely disable Libraries following that same guide after you are happy with your wallpaper location.

thanks for shedding light i would have never guessed it had something to do with me using the disable tweak....

pcwizkid, heard of Acdsee 3.1? Argued by many including myself to be still the best image browser... makes changing wallpaper easy with right-click

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29 Aug 2013   #12

Windows 7 Professional (32 bit)

I have this problem, too, because I disabled libraries. However, enabling them in order to change the background image folder, and then disabling them again, is no solution to me. I'd like to switch between my several background folders quite often. Has anybody found a "real" solution yet, i.e. leaving libraries disabled AND being able to change the background folder?
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15 Apr 2015   #13

Windows 8.1 AlienWare Edition 64bit

Alright, I signed up just to post for you guys since this is top result on google.

I had to goto my pictures folder, and right click an image > set as wallpaper. Then my images would show up in the Personalization section. I was having the exact problems you guys are.

Hopefully it works for you!
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24 Oct 2015   #14

windows 7

Thank you Lunchtime-a bunch!

This problem is very frustrating and Lunchtime so generously signed up to chime in with the Answer.

This tread should be marked as solved, I guess.

...and thanks for a great forum, life saver any time
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