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  1.    12 Mar 2015 #1
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    Windows 10 Default Pictures


    I don't know if I'm the only one or not, but I find the default pictures of Windows 10 quite amazing. So amazing in fact, that I want to use them in various other places, like, for example, on my other Windows 7 PC. Does anybody know their location ?

    PS: I'm talking about the desktop background pictures and the lock screen pictures.



    EDIT:
    Answer by @Brink. Background pictures located in C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper
    Answer by @Edwin. Lock Screen pictures located in C:\Users\{your moniker}\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.ContentDeliveryManager_xxxxxx....\LocalState\Assets
    (the xxxx..... will be random numbers/letters in the folder name.)
    they will look like blank paper icons because they don't have a file extension, just right click them and choose 'Open with' and choose Windows Photo Viewer.
    You could also Copy and Paste them into your Pictures folder then rename them with a .jpg extension.
    Last edited by Marron; 12 Mar 2015 at 17:17.
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  2.    12 Mar 2015 #2
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    Hello Marron, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The default wallpapers for Windows 10 are kept in the subfolders of the folder below.

    C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper

    The default Lock screen images are in the folder below.

    C:\Windows\Web\Screen
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  3.    12 Mar 2015 #3
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    Marron, welcome to tenforums. They are located as shown in this pic
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails desktop lockscreen.PNG  
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  4.    12 Mar 2015 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Marron, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The default wallpapers for Windows 10 are kept in the subfolders of the folder below.

    C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper

    The default Lock screen images are in the folder below.

    C:\Windows\Web\Screen
    Thank you, but unfortunately, they are not all. For example, this one is not there:
    Screenshot by Lightshot
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  5.    12 Mar 2015 #5
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    I believe MS changes the every now and then.
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  6.    12 Mar 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    I believe MS changes the every now and then.
    And still. How can I get those ? I saw one of the most amazing pictures there a while ago.
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  7.    12 Mar 2015 #7
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    I don't have that image on my system. Are you sure it's not from one that you added?

    Do you have Bing Desktop installed by chance?

    Bing Desktop - Set Homepage Image as Desktop Background
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  8.    12 Mar 2015 #8
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    I don't think I have Bing Desktop installed, but I'm sure I didn't install it myself.
    Screenshot by Lightshot

    And no, I didn't add that picture, and it changed, and I didn't add the new one either.
    Screenshot by Lightshot
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  9.    12 Mar 2015 #9
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    Right click on the desktop. Choose Personalize. Choose desktop backgrounds on the bottom toward the left. You should be able to see where the pics are located.
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  10.    12 Mar 2015 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    Right click on the desktop. Choose Personalize. Choose desktop backgrounds on the bottom toward the left. You should be able to see where the pics are located.
    The pics aren't there. Those are the Desktop Background images, not the lock screen images.
    I am interested of the location of this picture (other pics should be there too):
    Screenshot by Lightshot
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