Windows 10: Is It Possible To Change Desktop Slideshow Folder With A Keybind?

  1.    25 Nov 2017 #1

    Is It Possible To Change Desktop Slideshow Folder With A Keybind?


    I am currently on Windows 10, and I have two folders with different types of pictures in them (One is for when I'm working, Professional looking photos, the other folder includes family photos). I currently have to go to the Desktop Background settings to change between the two folders, but I was wondering if it was possible to switch between the two with either a Keybind, or maybe even a .vbs file. If you know if it is or isn't possible to do, it would be very helpful if you were to let me know.

    Thank you.
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  2.    26 Nov 2017 #2

    A solution that most immediately comes to mind- although it may not be one you like- is to use a 3rd party wallpaper changer with a command line option.

    One such is
    BioniX Wallpaper Changer Lite Download
    The ultimate desktop background wallpaper changer-Feature list

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    As you can see you can start it using a simple script- that could specify your playlist or source folder.
    Thus you could assign a shortcut and a hotkey to launch the appropriate script.

    For interest:
    Change Desktop Background in Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
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