Find and Save Windows Spotlight Background Images in Windows 10  

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  1.    09 Sep 2017 #20

    Worked like a charm, THANKS
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       09 Sep 2017 #21

    I'm glad it could help jagman. :)
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  3.    1 Week Ago #22

    Dear Shawn @Brink,
    Just to thank you, once again for your time/life-saving tutorial Reset and Re-register Windows Spotlight in Windows 10 | Tutorials, which fixed my 1809 Spotlight problem!!!

    In the process of saving the old Spotlight files, before following your tutorial, I created this little PS script to automate saving the Spotlight images.
    As a token of my appreciation here it goes:

    $WindowsSpotlightFolder = "$env:UserProfile\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.ContentDeliveryManager_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\Assets"
    $WindowsSpotlightImages = "$env:UserProfile\Desktop\SpotlightImages\"
    Copy-Item -Path $WindowsSpotlightFolder -Destination $WindowsSpotlightImages -Recurse -Force
    Get-ChildItem $WindowsSpotlightImages | Rename-Item -NewName {$_.Name + '.jpg'}
    Add-Type -AssemblyName System.Drawing
    $ImagesToDelete = @()
    $(Get-ChildItem -Path $WindowsSpotlightImages -Filter *.jpg).FullName | ForEach-Object { 
        $Image = [System.Drawing.Image]::Fromfile($_)
        $Dimensions = "$($Image.Width)x$($Image.Height)"
        If ($Dimensions -ne "1920x1080") {
            $ImagesToDelete += $_
    $ImagesToDelete | Remove-Item -Force
    Remove-Variable WindowsSpotlightFolder, WindowsSpotlightImages, Image, Dimensions, ImagesToDelete
    Take care my friend.

    P.S. As always, you're free to use and/or modify it, according to your preferences and needs!
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18836
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       1 Week Ago #23

    Thank you Dimitri.
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  5.    1 Week Ago #24

    I'm the one who should be thanking you!!!

    Have a great weekend Shawn
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