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Solved: Every picture I save in "My Pictures" ends up in the wallpaper list...

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by supermanrdh, Feb 8, 2008.

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  1. supermanrdh

    supermanrdh Thread Starter

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    I had no idea where to put this thread, but since I am running XP Home SP2 I put it here. EVERY picture I save in "My Pictures" ends up in the list of available wallpapers in the display properties. My other computer did not do this, I had to manual choose a particular pic from my folders and then I could use it as a wallpaper. The pictures were not just routed there by default like it seems to be doing now. My big issue is the list is now ridiculously long & I don't know how to stop them from going there & undo the ones that are already on the list. Any help will be greatly appreciated!
     
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  3. supermanrdh

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    So basically is that article (thanks for the link) saying unless I move all my pics OUT of "My Pics" there isn't anything I can do about it? I had XP on my other computer & I just don't remember this, but it is automatic. Go figure.
     
  4. devil_himself

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    Yea.. No Hack For This ..You Have To Move The Pics Out Of The MyPics Folder
     
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    any pic you put on the computer can be there and can be selected as wallpaper.

    delete all pics on the computer.
     
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