Windows 10: Where are the Background pictures located? Solved


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro
       18 Aug 2015 #1

    Where are the Background pictures located?


    I went to settings / personalization / background and browsed to change my background picture to one that I had on my hard drive.
    I was not satisfied so I went back to settings / personalization / background.
    The original picture that I wanted, was no longer there.
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    The original 5 have been depleted by my 2 poor choices.
    Where are the original background pictures located so that I can restore my background?
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  2. Posts : 20,809
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       18 Aug 2015 #2

    Hello JB, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The default wallpapers are in the C:\Windows\Web folder.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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    Windows 10 Pro x64
       18 Aug 2015 #3

    JB55 said: View Post
    Where are the original background pictures located so that I can restore my background?
    All the Windows default images are located in the folder c:\Windows\Web

    Just explore the subfolders Screen, Wallpaper & 4K

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