Windows 10: Desktop Slideshow not working?

  1.    28 Jun 2015 #1

    Desktop Slideshow not working?


    Oddly enough it seemed to work before with the default picture set, but when I tried to set it to a folder in my OneDrive it doesn't switch over, and not even any other folder works. Slideshow lists two folders (pictures, OneDrive desktop) but they are both greyed out and unclickable.

    Help? Thanks.
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  2.    08 Aug 2015 #2

    I am having the same issue but not using OneDrive, just trying to have it use the folder on my computer "Pictures."
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
       14 Aug 2015 #3

    The reason your Slide Show is not working is because by default your Slide Show is paused in Windows 10. You will need to:

    This had to do with the Power schemes. This is what fixed mine!


    Type edit power plan in the Start Search box, and then click Edit power plan.
    Click Change advanced power settings.
    Select Available in Desktop background settings->Slide show.
    That's it you should see the background changing.


    Hopefully that helps.
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  4.    15 Aug 2015 #4

    Thanks for the reply, but mine already does say available. Hmm... any other ideas?
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  5.    09 Aug 2016 #5

    i got my slideshow to work like this


    casherman said: View Post
    Thanks for the reply, but mine already does say available. Hmm... any other ideas?
    This worked for me:
    My advanced settings were fine slideshow was "available" under power options, but it wouldn't work.

    personalize> background> I changed my background to picture and opened a new picture under browse
    THen I waited about 5 or more minutes... was browsing this forum.
    I switched it back to Slideshow and it was working again.
    MAybe the settings needed time to adjust? idk but I have a new fast pc so it may be a delay bug in programming somewhere I guess.
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  6.    13 Aug 2016 #6

    Stoped working but i found a solution again.


    It stopped working again but I found a permanent solution!
    I copied all the pictures from the "pictures" folder and put them in the "Saved pictures" folder and personalize>browse>pictures>saved pictures and selected "saved pictures" folder to display slideshow and it's been working ever since!
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