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Add or Remove Desktop Background "Slide show" from Power Options in Windows 10


The Slide show setting under "Desktop background settings" in Power Options allows users to specify when they want the desktop background slide show to be "available" or "paused" to save power.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Slide show setting under Desktop background settings in Power Options for all users in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to add or remove this setting in Power Options.


 CONTENTS:

  • Option One: Add or Remove "Slide show" in Power Options using Command Prompt
  • Option Two: Add or Remove "Slide show" in Power Options using REG file


EXAMPLE: "Slide show" in Power Options
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Remove Desktop Background Slide show from Power Options in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Remove Desktop Background Slide show from Power Options in Windows 10
Add or Remove "Slide show" in Power Options using Command Prompt

1. Open an elevated command prompt.

2. Type the command below you want to use into the elevated command prompt, and press Enter.

(Add - default)
powercfg -attributes 0d7dbae2-4294-402a-ba8e-26777e8488cd 309dce9b-bef4-4119-9921-a851fb12f0f4 -ATTRIB_HIDE

OR

(Remove)
powercfg -attributes 0d7dbae2-4294-402a-ba8e-26777e8488cd 309dce9b-bef4-4119-9921-a851fb12f0f4 +ATTRIB_HIDE

3. You can now close the elevated command prompt if you like.






Remove Desktop Background Slide show from Power Options in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Remove Desktop Background Slide show from Power Options in Windows 10
Add or Remove "Slide show" in Power Options using REG file


The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\0d7dbae2-4294-402a-ba8e-26777e8488cd\309dce9b-bef4-4119-9921-a851fb12f0f4

Attributes DWORD

1 = Remove
2 = Add


1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add "Slide show" to Power Options

This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_Desktop_background_Slide_show_to_Power_Options.reg

download


 3. To Remove "Slide show" from Power Options

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_Desktop_background_Slide_show_from_Power_Options.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. When prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn