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Windows 7: curious about desktop image rotation daily

12 Jan 2010   #1

windows 7 pro 32bit 3.8 score :(
curious about desktop image rotation daily

I was curious if anyone knows (besides manually) to get the windows desktop image to rotate to a new image each time windows loads? say I have a folder of 100's of desktop images (who doesn't ) so that I can see a different background each time i start up the machine or each time i log in and such. Just curious if anyone had asked something like that before. I'm pretty sure its an odd request.

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12 Jan 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

If you are talking about wallpaper, you can right click the desktop and go to personalize. A setting there will allow you to change wallpaper at specified intervals--every 10 seconds, every hour, 3 hours, 24 hours, etc.

I don't see a control to have it change on every boot.

From experimentation, "3 hours" means 3 hours of actual on-screen display time, NOT 3 hours on a clock. That is--if your PC is off, the wallpaper timer clock is NOT ticking. If you changed to wallpaper A and immediately shut down for a week, when you rebooted, wallpaper A would appear.

Put a folder of wallpaper in C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper. Go to personalize. Choose desktop background at the bottom of the screen. A new window will pop open. Choose windows desktop backgrounds in the dropdown box. All pictures in all of the folders in C Windows Web Wallpaper should appear. Manually select or shift/click to select the ones you want. Adjust picture position and change picture and shuffle as desired. Save changes.
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12 Jan 2010   #3

windows 7 pro 32bit 3.8 score :(

sweet thank you kindly for that information i'm going to implement it as soon as i get home
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