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how to change the location of the desktop wallpaper


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Hi everybody,

I want to change the location of the wallpaper which is by default "Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft" to "Application Data\Microsoft" because so it will be saved with roamin profile. I dont want just to change the path everytime if I use a new wallpaper.

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Open the registry and start here:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion, edit WallPaperDir to where you want the wallpapers will be located.

Please note that even after "pointing" (by editing WallPaperDir) to where your preferred wallpaper location and in addition, the wallpapers at C:\WINDOWS\Web\Wallpaper (or %windir%\Web\Wallpaper) are also used.

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Hi,

thanks for your reply but somewhere must be written that a Wallpaper1.bmp is copied to that location. As alternative I can write a script which copies that wallpaper and edits the reg value

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