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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,372
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-11-17 #60

    hamid3pnn said: View Post
    thanks alot
    Glad it could help.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 37
    windows 7, 8.0, and Ubuntu multi-boot laptop / 10 on Surface tblt
       2015-12-02 #61

    For me, jt was option 1 that helped:
    Allow_Changing_Desktop_Background.reg

    Don't know why it was disabled by default. The same thing happened when I would choose a pics folder- either in the normal Win 10 Personalization menu, or via the

    Code:
    control /name Microsoft.Personalization /page pageWallpaper
    command - from post #46 in this thread.

    Before I used your Option 1 .reg adjustment- As soon as I would leave the Change Desktop setting, or do a Save Settings after getting to the old menu (via above post #46).... then go back to Desktop Background setting, the setting would just be reverted back to Solid color. It was strange.

    This took me a lllooonnngg time to try, because I was sure that the setting to customize Desktop Background in Win10 on a Surface 3 would not be disabled by default. Guess you never know.

    Anyways, Thank You for your tutorial.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,372
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-12-02 #62

    Hello dperecky,

    It is odd for it to be disabled by default, but I'm glad you got it sorted now.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Saltburn-by-the-Sea
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       2016-02-17 #63

    Background Slideshow Options


    Can one only select a single folder of pictures for the background slideshow?
    For us highly organised folks who have folders of folders of folders ... of folders of pictures, I can find no option to use all of one's pictures for the slideshow.
    Would I be correct in assuming this is not possible?
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,372
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-02-17 #64

    Hello Peter,

    If you like, you could select to use your Pictures library for this, and include all your folders in the Pictures library. This way all the included folders in the library will be used as well.

    Library - Include Folder in Windows 10
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  6. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 48
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       2016-02-17 #65

    Which, of course, means it's either all or nothing. I thought you could create a separate library just with the folders you wanted, but in the end I had to create a FOLDER called "Wallpapers 'Library'" and copy every single new image over manually. A pain in the butt, but it works.
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,372
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2016-02-17 #66

    You should have been able to create a new library, and only include the folders that contain the images you wanted to use.
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  8. Joined : Jul 2015
    Saltburn-by-the-Sea
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       2016-02-17 #67

    Desktop Slideshow


    Hello and thanks for a speedy reply,

    I created a library and put in a few of my picture folders to try it out.
    When I tried to select this library for a desktop slideshow, Windows says, "You've selected a library. Please choose a folder instead."
    I'm stuck again!
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  9. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,892
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       2016-02-17 #68

    @Brink,
    Shawn what he needs is this:
    Click image for larger version. 

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    You'll need to link him though.
    Last edited by Cliff S; 2016-02-17 at 11:28.
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  10. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,892
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       2016-02-17 #69

    %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL desk.cpl,,@desktop

    @PeterAstle try the above in the Run dialog(right click Windows icon, choose Run)
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