1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 230
    Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and Vista
       16 Aug 2015 #1

    Where are the default Windows backgrounds saved?


    So I started changing my desktop backgrounds with my own images, but now, in "Settings", I no longer see the backgrounds that are included with Windows 10, like the blue Windows logo one. They don't show up in the 5 boxes.

    This new "Settings" Personalisation page is terrible...

    Where are they saved?
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  2.    16 Aug 2015 #2

    bobjoe said: View Post
    So I started changing my desktop backgrounds with my own images, but now, in "Settings", I no longer see the backgrounds that are included with Windows 10, like the blue Windows logo one. They don't show up in the 5 boxes.

    This new "Settings" Personalisation page is terrible...

    Where are they saved?
    C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 230
    Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and Vista
       16 Aug 2015 #3

    Edwin said: View Post
    C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper

    Thanks... MS makes it a lot harder than it should be.

    I wish they would give us back the old Control Panel already! With everything it had and controlled!
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 441
    Windows 10
       16 Aug 2015 #4

    bobjoe said: View Post
    Thanks... MS makes it a lot harder than it should be.

    I wish they would give us back the old Control Panel already! With everything it had and controlled!
    If you right click the start menu you will find the old control pannel.
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 230
    Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and Vista
       16 Aug 2015 #5

    Bazz said: View Post
    If you right click the start menu you will find the old control pannel.
    Indeed, but the Personalisation settings from W8 and W7 are not there. The "Themes" I mean.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 441
    Windows 10
       16 Aug 2015 #6

    bobjoe said: View Post
    Indeed, but the Personalisation settings from W8 and W7 are not there. The "Themes" I mean.
    Ahh yes indeed.
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  7.    16 Aug 2015 #7

    bobjoe said: View Post
    Indeed, but the Personalisation settings from W8 and W7 are not there. The "Themes" I mean.
    You need this:

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    'Personalize (classic)' context menu - Add in Windows 10
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  8. Joined : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
    Posts : 1,951
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       16 Aug 2015 #8

    Try this:
    Win+R->C:\Windows\System32\control.exe /name Microsoft.Personalization /page pageWallpaper
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  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 230
    Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and Vista
       16 Aug 2015 #9

    topgundcp said: View Post
    Try this:
    Win+R->C:\Windows\System32\control.exe /name Microsoft.Personalization /page pageWallpaper

    Thank you.. Yes, those worked somewhat. The Personalisation screen in the Control Panel still doesn't show the 4 buttons on the bottom like it did on W8 or W7, but it's nice to have the normal settings back.

    I wonder why MS didn't just give users a choice???
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