Theme settings - missing Desktop Background functionality


  1. Posts : 21
    Win 7
       #1

    Theme settings - missing Desktop Background functionality


    I would like to select which pictures from a theme I would like to use for my background. To be more specific, I want to disable a few pictures. This used to be possible in Win 7/Win 8.1 by going to the Theme settings (in win 10: Personalize/Themes/Theme Settings), and clicking an icon called Desktop Background on the bottom of the page.

    I do not see that icon on Win 10. Is it somewhere else?

    Thanks.
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    Windows 11 Pro 64 bit Version 21H2
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  3. och
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 Pro
       #3

    Same issue as the op is having - you can't change the background of a theme that contains multiple images. The option 6 in the tutorial is NOT present in Windows 10. You get stuck with the first image in the theme, and the only way to change theme image is to scroll to hidden folder - appdata\local\microsoft\windows\themes in you user folder, and manually changing image.

    Windows 7 used to let us change theme image right from the control panel, and had the option to shuffle theme image at certain intervals.
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  4. Posts : 21
    Win 7
    Thread Starter
       #4

    Thanks och, going to appdata\local\microsoft\windows\themes and deleting the unwanted images did the trick.
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