Windows 10: Problem with the Wallpaper slideshow (Windows 10) Solved

  1.    01 Oct 2015 #1

    Problem with the Wallpaper slideshow (Windows 10)

    I want my background to switch between my wallpapers in a slideshow like I did in win7 and 8, but for some reason Windows 10 is not able to find the pictures in my folder.

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    But as you can see, this folder is filled with pictures:
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    I have no idea why this happens. All the pictures are jpg and/or png. The same problem occurs when i try to change the wallpaper in the "lock screen" settings.

    Any help is appreciated :)
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  2. Cliff S's Avatar
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu
       01 Oct 2015 #2

    Check out this tutorial: How to Add or Remove 'Personalize (classic)' context menu in Windows 10 and you can get back the personalization of Win8.
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  3. Posts : 122
    windows 10 pro X64 1607
       01 Oct 2015 #3

    HI Funkeeh

    I tried the same thing to figure out what's happening

    Got the SAME behaviour = we are unable to see the folder content

    BUT the slideshow works ! I tried it with a 1 min delay and it display the pictures in my chosen folder although it doesn't show any pic inside lol ( all mine are *.jpg )

    Surely fix in the future

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  4. Posts : 37
    windows 7, 8.0, and Ubuntu multi-boot laptop / 10 on Surface tblt
       17 Nov 2015 #4

    Me too... same problem with Desktop Background Slideshow and a folder of .jpg files. Nothing. Not functional. Weird.
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  5.    25 Nov 2015 #5

    I guess it doesn't matter that we don't see any pictures in the folder (because Windows does see them). Wish it did though.

    This is the General Process:
    1) I right clicked my desktop and selected "Personalize". The "Settings" window opens with the "Background" tab already selected.
    2) At "Background" field, select SLIDESHOW
    3) At the "Choose Album for Slide Show" field, click BROWSE. Browse to the folder with the pictures you want to display BUT DON'T BOTHER OPENING THE FOLDER, just click the "Choose this Folder" button.
    4) Look at your desktop to see if one of your pictures displayed
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  6. Posts : 37
    windows 7, 8.0, and Ubuntu multi-boot laptop / 10 on Surface tblt
       25 Nov 2015 #6

    No. No workie for me.

    Is there a way to uncheck the 'Solved' flag?

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