1.    27 Aug 2017 #1

    Windows 10 Backgrounds


    Are used Windows 10 backgrounds stored in a certain folder? I have changed to new ones several times and thought about deleting the old backgrounds.
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  2.    27 Aug 2017 #2
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 5,704
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro

    In C:\windows\web\wallpaper
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  3.    27 Aug 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Orbiting the Moon
    Posts : 879
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Hi Patrick,

    If you speak of your own backgrounds then I wouldn't recommend deleting in any case.
    Unless you've placed a folder somewhere safe.

    If you installed deskthemepacks, all themes get a folder and the background is stored there.
    In
    %localappdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Themes

    For unsaved themes:
    Windows stores a 'copy' of the current used background
    in
    %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Themes
    But this one gets overwritten each time you or the loop changes it!

    Windows original backgrounds are indeed stored in C:\windows\web as Josey mentioned above.
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  4.    27 Aug 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,184
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hey Patrick,

    If you are referring to your "Choose your picture" history, then the tutorial below can show you how to clear and reset it.

    Reset Desktop Background Choose Your Picture History in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
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