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Windows 7: how to create a shortcut for basic theme?

23 Sep 2010   #1
charlie23bg

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
how to create a shortcut for basic theme?

Normally I really like Aero and the eye candy desktop slideshow, but on occasion I run 3D or video editing programs that are huge resource hogs. I've edited the registry so that I have Aero on/off shortcuts in my desktop context menu by using commands for sc start uxsms (on) and sc stop uxsms (off), but at the same time I'd also like to disable/enable the desktop background image and slideshow. Any ideas if this can be done ?


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23 Sep 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

In the Start menu search field, start typing "turn off" Go to back ground images and the first few results should contain "Turn off background images." Click that. .
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24 Sep 2010   #3
charlie23bg

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Right, that's what I want to accomplish but I'm looking for a command line that I can incorporate into the context menu shortcuts: i.e., clicking aero on/off will also toggle the background image and slideshow. The goal is a convenient switch to maximize my graphic card resources for a program like After Effects or Maya.
BTW, the OS is Win7 Ultimate x64.
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24 Sep 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Sorry, but this is the best that I can do. If you wait possibly others will offer something which will be better suited for your needs.
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